It’s still fly-tying February, with our Fly Tying photo contest going on, plus 20% off fly-tying materials on orvis.com and in our stores. So although I do answer a question about poly leaders in lakes and one on whether to take a spinning rod when fishing with a 10-year-old, most of this podcast is about fly tying and should be helpful to anyone from a total novice to advanced tiers. I know I learned a number of very cool tricks in my interview with Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions (who does our awesome weekly tying videos).
In the Fly Box, I also answer questions about hook quality, wool for fly tying, what to use for Comparadun wings, fly quality, and some theories about why we attach certain materials to a hook. I apologize in advanceTim and I ramble quite a bit, but with a fly tier of Tim’s caliber, the ramblings are interesting and educational.
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