When a recipe calls for a hook of a specific size, how is that size determined? As Tim explains, this is a question without a clear answer, as there is no industry standard. What is consistent, though, . . .
Every fly-tying video that Tim produces references some parts of a hook, so you need to know a few things to get the pattern right. What does he mean when he says “hook gap,” and where does . . .
One thing that new fly tiers often struggle with is keeping materials in place during the tie-in process. Because you are wrapping thread around fine fibers or hairs, they often want to roll around . . .
Many patterns, such as the Adams, call for a tail made from mixed hackle fibers. Attempting to hand-mix these tiny fibers can drive you nuts and result in a tail that looks messy and unkempt. Here, . . .
Here’s the fourth installment in Tim’s series about different methods for creating a stable, upright post for a Parachute pattern. In the past three weeks, Tim has demonstrated the traditional . . .
Here’s the latest in Tim’s series about different methods for creating a stable, upright post for a Parachute pattern. In the past two weeks, Tim has demonstrated the traditional method and the. . .
There are several techniques for creating a stable, upright post for a Parachute pattern, and last week Tim demonstrated the traditional method. In today’s video, he shows you what may be . . .