This week is all about fly tying. I took a whole bunch of questions that came in over the past week (thank you very much for your great questions), and we spend about an hour going over some tricky and not-so-tricky questions. The hardest one for me was to list the essential fly-tying materials every tier should have on his or her bench (and I was not allowed to use CDC, rabbit fur, or peacock herl, which made it even tougher), and it took me two days to decide on that one. I ended up cheating and coming up with a trout list and a saltwater list.
Other questions deal with emergency procedures for when you break your thread, when to use wax, most under-utilized materials, substitutes in fly-tying recipes, tips for tying with deer hair, and many others.
Note: This is an old podcast, so not all the info is accurate. We are not have a 20%-off sale on fly-tying materials.
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