Hackle Gauge

Working on dry flies is working my tying skills and I think one major area I’m having issue with is the hackle portion of most dries. I have been working with capes and necks not the pre-sized expensive hackles I see in shops/internet. I found this hackle gauge a while …

D.I.Y. Fly Studio

Fly Studio Construction by Paul Dieter I found this while searching around tonight and I am seriously considering making such a devise. There are two relevant links here, one describes more the purpose and the other the construction. I thought it interesting and perhaps helpful. Paul Dieter’s Studio. Switters this might …

New Projects

The Drunken Sailors and Floating Midge Emergers These are two projects from the last few days. First are the Drunken Sailors as described in LaFontaine’s Legacy. Liz picked it up for me. It’s cool but kind of boring, and doesn’t explain where they get some of their materials which I …