I am tying 20 lb braid to a 2 oz weight on one end and a 30 lb mono leader to the other end. I am having a problem tying the mono to the weight and jig head using a improved clinch knot. I do the following:
1. Thread end of line through eye of hook. Double back making 5 or more turns around...
Brad Buzzi of BuzFly.com with be hosting FREE fly tying demonstrations this Sunday, February 5 at the Fisherman's Conservation Association (FCA) National Headquarters.
Brad is a well know commercial fly tyer and will have many of his fly tying products available. Brad is also the President...
wondered if anyone tied their own sabikis for herring. I was sitting at home yest and thought to myself why not? so this morning before work i quickly tied 5 flies and made a sabiki...wondered if anyone else has done this and if it worked for them. thanks
So you think America has talent?
Now here's your chance to prove it. I've just received approval to do a feature article on twenty-five saltwater fly patterns (of any style, types of fishing) for the Winter Issue of Fly Tyer Magazine.
What I'm looking for are individuals who feel their tying...
……. Material substitutions that is. In short I am learning to tie flies still and I get 90% of my materials at JoAnn fabrics (or similar store) I know that "real" materials are not that expensive but, they are enough so that it makes my tie and learn style cost prohibitive. I...
I am tying bucktails with lead heads for striper bass. Thread applying very tough.
While and after tying I apply some Super Glue on the thread but anyway significant amount of hairs departing out.
THE FLY TYING SYMPOSIUM
ALL THINGS FLY TYING
THE WORLD'S LARGEST SHOW FOR FLY TYING
THE DATES ARE NOV. 21 & 22
A Note From The Director
Welcome to the 19th International Fly Tying Symposium. This year's theme is "Big Fish Flies." We all have a...
Hi folks, I'm very interested in getting into fly tying. Seems like a hobby I would enjoy, and save myself a few bucks on flys. Who knows maybe invent the next best stripper fly. Let me know of anything available. Thanks!!
I have for sale a few tools that I already have one or two of. I'm going to look through my stuff to what else I may have and not need. All of these are brand new, in package and never used. Prices listed are just what they sell for, prices are negotiable-make me an offer- PM me
1. Dr. Slick...
1- Rich Murphy and i. he kindly autographed his book FLY FISHING FOR STRIPED BASS which has some of the most incredible pics of bass i have ever seen and was not expecting such a vast coverage of striped bass info. even if you don;t fly fish it is a must have.
2.me and Masahito Sato a great...
The dropper loop is very usefull for tying hi low bottom rigs or
when game fish are feeding selectively on small bait, attach a small teaser fly, or other lure ahead of a larger, heavier spoon, jig or plug. The system has several advantages. One, the small lure can precisely imitate the size and...
Re: Knot Instruction.
Important knot tying tips.
A critical factor in obtaining proper knot strength is to maintain tight and even pressure while tying the knot.
Your finished knot coils should be tight and neat looking. If you have any overlays or funny looking coils, cut the line...
sunday nov 19th (happy birthday me_) sumerset fly tying show this weekend. will see simon gawesworth,ak best, enrico puglisi, and really wanna see dave skok's presentation. won;t be fishing but i was waiting for this show