Video: How to Choose Deer Hair for Comparaduns III

Here’s the latest installment in an ongoing series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Each video teaches a single tying skill, from the most basic to the advanced. Ultimately, the series will serve as a sort of encyclopedia of tying skills that will be a valuable resource for anyone who sits down at a vise to create a fly.

Do you struggle to tie Comparadun wings? It might be the deer hair you’re using. Three weeks ago, Tim discussed what kinds of hair generally works best, and then he covered hair length, alignment, tips, and color banding. Here, for deer hunters and DIY-ers, he looks at what kinds of deer hide produce the best hair for Comparaduns. To see Tim tie a Comparadun, click here.

One thought on “Video: How to Choose Deer Hair for Comparaduns III”

  1. Well I think I will just buy them I don’t think I can get a deer to stand still long enough for me to card it’s pelt

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