Re: How do you store your tying materials to keep away pests?
Here is a good article on the topic by Dennis Conrad co-owner of Conranch Hackle. One of the places I highly recommend by the way as they produce fantastic hackle.
"Care of Hackle and Keeping the Bugs Out - Fly Tying Tips - Week 195 Fly Angler's OnLine"
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