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Fly Tying- a DIY knotted Leg Tool

i haven’t tried this yet but this little home-made gizmo found on In The Riffle’s Fb page gets a doubleplusgood for creativity and ingenuity. how does it stack up to… 51 more words

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Fly Tying Tools- the Bend-A-Blade

we don’t see new fly tying tool concepts very often but this just-out razor blade holder should make more than one deer-hair aficionado very happy. not only is it a razor holder to not have to hold it whilst trimming hairs (the squeamish don’t need to worry as they’ll still have the possibility of slicing their fingers when placing or removing the blade) but there’s also an adjustable slider allowing the user to repeatably adjust the amount of bend in the blade. 16 more words

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Fly Tying- getting Good Heads

“Let me be honest with you: I tend to judge a fly tier’s skills on his or her ability to make a nice head on a fly. 303 more words

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Fly Tying- More on Tying Thread Twist

good things come and go and the UKFDUKFlyDressing forum recently and very unfortunately did just that.
it’s hard to put a rating on fly tying forums but i always really appreciated this one, there was so much to learn from very talented tiers, excellent tips and tricks and step-by-steps and always a helping hand for anyone with a query. 514 more words

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Fly Tying- Making an Easy flat Lead Tape substitute

“If you can’t find Lead Tape/Foil then why don’t you make your own using a Seam Roller….. ?”

Davie McPhail‘s question/suggestion says it all. first of all, flat lead tape, whether sticky-back or not isn’t always easy to find and it’s more expensive than it should be. 247 more words

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