THE FOUR FLY-TYING TOOLS YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED (BUT REALLY WANT)

This list is ever-evolving and will never be the same for everyone. This is my little lust list at the moment: Pasta Cutter I’m in love with spun foam flies right now. From the early Tuscan Bunnies and Gas HED mullets to the Gas HED prawns. And the Ironman (but that is tale for another [...]

Fly Hacks 4 – Benzine fingers

Continuing on the finger theme... this is to protect your fingers from immersion in Benzine and the wire brush (when cleaning screws etc before coating with thread locker again). Cut off the fingers! Beats the hell out of continually trying to get kitchen gloves on and off as you work with various parts.  

Fly Hacks 2 – Seal Your Reel

Hardy is making some phenomenal tackle at the moment, and my curiosity of the Fortuna drag soon lead me down the dreaded sealed drag teardown after I managed to misalign the drag plates.  Under the drag knob I found something very clever.  To ensure the drag is sealed correctly the good folks at Hardy use [...]