Starting again with fly tying.

Oldbones

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Fly tying books, I have plenty of them, think I am going to sell or swap a few.
I have some course fishing books as well, I should read them first.
 

anzac

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Books!

I have too many books -- texts from Uni, training Pams from the Army, fiction and non-fiction, fishing books, fitness books, cookbooks -- the list is long indeed. I've donated a lot of the books I've read and no longer want already, and have a box full to go to a local library, but the shelves are still chockers.

I don't dare buy any fly tying books. No, no, no! Temptation be gone!
 

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Thanks for that m. I have seen the method before and find it can create a bit of bulk in the body and thorax (especially when using thread only for bodies). I do use split thread though it does tend to get hackle fibres sticking out in a forward direction and you've got the stubs of the fibres to contend with.
I sometimes split my thread & insert larger feathers with a clear bull clips Doesn't look too bad & doesn't add the bulk.The fish don't care anyway & eat them the same.It uses up my bigger feathers.And being Scottish it saves a little money.
 

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