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Beginner Fly Tying: # 8 Tying off the thread

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to tie off your work is a critical factor - not only in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying but having the fly stay "tied" [...]

September 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #7 – Thread handling basics, Part 2

Hudson says that understanding the correct way to attach materials is a critical factor in your future success and enjoyment of fly tying. [...]

September 11, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Beginner Fly Tying: #6 – Thread handling basics

Steve Hudson says that the skill that fly tyers refer to as “starting the thread” is one of the most important fly tying fundamentals [...]

August 29, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #5 – The matter of hooks

The “throat” or “bite” of a hook refers to the depth of the bend, measured from the point at which the bend begins on the shank. [...]

August 14, 2017 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #4 – A place to keep your tools

Steve Hudson's teaching methods ground newcomers in every tying maneuver that will ever be called on to tie a fly. It's mastering those techniques that matters most [...]

August 4, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #3 – The all-important bobbin

This wonderfully simple little device holds and tensions tying thread while at the same time giving you great control. [...]

July 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #2 – Four other essential tools

Steve Hudson's teaching methods ground newcomers in every tying maneuver that will ever be called on to tie a fly. It's mastering those techniques that matters most [...]

July 7, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying: #1 The Vise

Steve's teaching methods ground newcomers in every tying maneuver that will ever be called on to tie a fly. It's mastering those techniques that matter most [...]

June 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Beginner Fly Tying – Starts Friday

Steve's teaching methods ground newcomers in every tying maneuver that will ever be called on to tie a fly. It's mastering those techniques that matter most [...]

June 19, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide