Technique

Tying Small Techniques

Check out this video from our friends over at MidCurrent. It has some great tips on tying small flies. Worth a look! Copper Zebra Midge from Tightline Productions on Vimeo. Detailed instructions for tying a Copper Zebra Midge.

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Gear, Technique

How to Properly De-barb Hooks to Make Them Barbless

Barbless Hooks Parallel De-barbing: Many fishermen and fly tyers prefer this method because the hook “spear” (the straight portion between the point and bend) is fully supported by one jaw of the pliers, minimizing the risk of fracturing or breaking the hook. Moreover, the barb is forced both downward and toward the hook bend-a direction […]