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Anyone Fly Tying???

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by chicken boy sam, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. chicken boy sam

    chicken boy sam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2009
    Does anyone else on here tie flies? I'm interested in doing this and it sounds kind of fun! Is it easy? Post pics and discuss fly tying!
     
  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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  3. NoSkiveez

    NoSkiveez NoSkiveez Poultry

    Dec 27, 2009
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    I have a bunch of roosters and I've been thinking about giving this a try as well. My grandfather still fishes like this and I wanted to be able to send him some flies.
    I have been looking at this site http://flyanglersonline.com/flytying/beginners/ they have pictures which is great because I am one of those people that need to see it being done.
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I have a buddy who ties his own fly fishing flies. He says once your learn how, it takes about a minute or two for his simple designs. He uses the butt fluff ones for some, hackles/sickles for most, and doesn't really want any with stiff shafts. The hard core fly tiers I know in oregon at least, are really specific on what they want.
     
  5. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  6. EACWOODCRAFTS

    EACWOODCRAFTS Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, i just started fly tying this year and have taught several people how to make earings with feathers too.The plymouth rock is the main breed i have to work with.If you are interested i can give you a list of the basic tools to buy so you don't waste your time or money.
     

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