Here’s the latest installment in our series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Each video will teach 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.
Tying with floss can be frustrating because the strands of material can be hard to control. Here, Tim offers solutions that range from making sure your fingers aren’t rough to using the thread tension of the hanging bobbin to keep everything in place. The results will be neater, smoother bodies on your flies.