Deadly on stillwaters, but essential in pretty much any freshwater fly box, the Skinny Damsel also covers many essential fly tying techniques and tips. In this quick video, Gordon van der Spuy, aka The Feather Mechanic, shows us how to tie the Skinny Damsel. For more on this pattern and other brilliant fly tying advice, tips, stories and more, grab yourself a copy of Gordon’s new fly tying book, The Feather Mechanic. Trust us, it’s different to any other fly tying book you might own.



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