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Old 11-26-2012, 03:26 PM
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Default Re: Fan Wing Adams

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IF the hackles are long enough i wind them by hand, but i know what you mean about poor hackle pliers...
Unless I'm tying buggers.. my short fat polish fingers are too big to hold any hackle by hand for anything under #10.. try using 2 Vienna sausages as hackle pliers and you'll get the idea
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Slight variant in that my grizzly hackles weren't up to the job, but you get the general idea.

The brown hackles arent the best either, but new 'dry fly hackles' on order, so all will be corrected soon enough.

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That is a really perfect fly - CONGRATULATION It really seems too good for fishing - even with a brown hackle
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:55 AM
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Default Re: Fan Wing Adams

Very nice looking tie! I just made an informational video for YouTube related to quill wings; feel free to give me any comment, as well. I have made over a dozen instructional videos, and love comments to help them become better in the future.

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