Video: How to Deal with Loose Hanks of Material

If you tie a lot of flies without maintaining good organization of your materials, your tying desk can quickly become unmanageable--with materials all over the place. If you've got small kids or a cat, this situation can lead to disaster. . . .
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Video: How to Hold Your Scissors While Tying

One of the keys to good fly tying is efficiency, especially if you want to tie a lot of flies at a single sitting. Putting down and picking up tools wastes a lot of time and energy, so Tim shows you how to keep . . .
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Video: How and Why to Fold Hackles for Tying

Tying in hackles to create a good-looking wing or collar can be a real pain. You want all the hackle fibers to be pointing in the same direction , but sometimes the feather doesn’t want to cooperate. Tim Flagler shows . . .
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Video: How to Store Fly-Tying Materials

Once you’ve been tying for a while, you’ll have amassed quite a few different kinds of fly-tying materials, and you’ll need a way to store and organize them. Tim says that he’s tried many different methods but keeps . . .
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Video: How to Make a Better Head-Cement Cap

Tim is always looking for better ways to handle all kinds of fly-tying materials, and this time he turns his attention to head cement. As most tiers know, the cap to a bottle of head cement can pretty quickly . . .
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Video: Why You Need Angled Tweezers

Tim Flagler is all about doing things quickly and easily at the vise, so when he stumbles on a trick to help him in that cause, he embraces it wholeheartedly. Picking up a pair of angled tweezers looks like a no-brainer, . . .
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Video: Use Angles for Accuracy

Watch enough of Tim Flagler’s videos, and you’ll be astonished by how accurately he places materials on the hook. In this video, he explains one way he does it. By holding the material you’re tying in at an angle, you force the thread wraps together and . . .
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Video: Kelly Galloup’s Streamer Secrets

Michigander-turned-Montanan Kelly Galloup has built his reputation on big-streamer design and fishing techniques. In the latest episode of "Streamer Chronicles," Galloup describes his . . .
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