Here’s the current installation in the video series called “ One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Methods” 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 work as a sort of encyclopedia of connecting abilities that will be an important resource for anybody who takes a seat at a vise to produce a fly.
Today, Tim reveals you an innovative and basic technique for developing the “bubble” body of a Shimmer Pupa, among Gary Lafontaine’s biggest developments. Numerous tiers battle with this function, however Tim has an “automagic” method to “pump up” the bubble. The secret remains in moving the product rearward along the bare shank, so take note when Tim states to restrict the variety of open spiral covers.