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Old 01-01-2006, 11:14 PM
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Default Re: Fly Tying, The Other Half of Fly Fishing - By Dave Whitlock

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Originally Posted by Trout Bum
I want to start tying soon. Can you folks give me some pointers and price ranges for a basic starter kit?

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well it depends on where you get your stuff, the only thing I really think that needs to be quality is dry fly hackle, for me Whiting silver grade is my favorite this costs about $60 a neck but you can buy half necks
tools, you can get quite nice tool kits for around $40 with everything you need including a very basic vise
http://cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templa...534&hasJS=true

that is just a example there are better deals around


the best deal on hooks I can find is at http://www.captainhookswarehouse.com

for the rest of the materials you can find them dirt cheap at craft stores and other places if you look around, I really don't like most kits I see offered though if you want to spend about $160 here is one that I would certainly recomend http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...pod0011282.jsp
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