If you are unsure about the value of tube flies, you are definitely too yesterday
By Skip Clement
The following includes videos from Orvis’ One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques, a YouTube series hosted by Tim Flagler of Tightlines Productions. The one-minute videos are sequential Part 2 follows Part 1, and so on – stay tuned when the one you are watching ends.
If in a hurry, watch Part 1, then jump to Part 6, but six minutes – really, hang in there watch all the vids. You’ll be glad you did.
2. Large hooks are not required with large tube flies.
3. So, if your ‘whatever’ fly has to be tied on a 1/0 size hook it could be much smaller with a tube fly.
4. Some bone fishers are turning to tube flies and report upping their game.
5. A tube fly has almost limitless size possibilities because the hook has no vote in tube fly size.
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