Right here’s the most recent video in our collection known as “One-Minute Fly-Tying Suggestions and Strategies,” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Every video teaches a single tying talent, from essentially the most fundamental to the superior. Finally, the collection will function a form of encyclopedia of tying expertise that shall be a useful useful resource for anybody who sits down at a vise to create a fly.
Excellent hackles for tails are lengthy, stiff, and match the collar hackles on the fly. The issue is that many trendy dry-fly capes have beautiful short-fiber feathers, however they lack the long-fiber feathers wanted for tails. Tim suggests discovering older hackles or finding a cape from one of many boutique hackle producers who nonetheless make capes with “spade hackles.”