Here’s the most recent installation in a continuous series of videos called “ One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Strategies” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions Each video teaches a single connecting ability, from one of the most standard to the advanced. Eventually, the series will act as a sort of encyclopedia of connecting abilities that will be an important resource for anybody who takes a seat at a vise to develop a fly.
Lots of fly patterns require tails made from the fibers of a single hackle plume. Here, Tim shows the very best strategy for guaranteeing that you select the right fibers and after that appropriately eliminating them the stem. If you do it properly, the suggestions of the fibers are lined up, and the lot is prepared to be incorporate at the back of the hook. Completion outcome is an even, appealing tail and a fly with the ideal percentages.