Video Tips: How to Properly Apply Dubbing

Written by: Bob Reece

Dubbing is a fundamental fly-tying skill. However, the variety and methods of application for this material can be overwhelming for beginning tiers. This short video is intended to provide an introduction to some of the types of dubbing available, as well as the techniques used to apply them. Once mastered, these basic methods greatly enhance a tiers’ ability to efficiently create quality flies that incorporate dubbing.

Remember: Less is more.

Bob Reece is a junior-high science teacher from Cheyenne, Wyoming, who spends his summers guiding for North Park Anglers in Walden, Colorado. Learn more by visiting his Reece’s Thin Air Angler Facebook page. 

3 thoughts on “Video Tips: How to Properly Apply Dubbing”

  1. This has been an aspect of tying that has challenged me. Less is more is correct.
    My tails tend to be too long as well, but Im working on it.

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