Originally Posted by webrx
One comment on the whip finishing, I know it is overkill and MP most likely has the "standard" down pat, but I typically whip finish it once with 4 turns, add a drop of head cement, and whip it with 4 turns again. I hate it when my flies come unwrapped....
I do kinda the same. If it is a big fly like a clouser I put head cement on before I finish wrapping the head, then whip finish and re-cement. If it is a small head fly, I put head cement directly on the thread prior to the final wraps, then whip finish and re-cement.