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NEW HOOKED ON FLY TYING SERIES: ADVANCED HAIR TROUT FLIES WITH CHRIS HELM
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The most popular flies developed during the past 70 years, including black nosed dace, humpy, muddler, elk hair caddis, irresistible, & more. Covers: proper material to use, thread for managing the material, techniques & those little tricks to take out the guess work of tying hair trout flies. Thread pressure & material control are also emphasized along with techniques for placing the material in the correct place. 116 min.
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The most popular flies developed during the past 70 years, including black nosed dace, humpy, muddler, elk hair caddis, irresistible, & more. Covers: proper material to use, thread for managing the material, techniques & those little tricks to take out the guess work of tying hair trout flies. Thread pressure & material control are also emphasized along with techniques for placing the material in the correct place. 116 min. NEW HOOKED ON FLY TYING TITLES & RECIPES 24 new titles recorded in digital widescreen High Definition format by the world’s premier fly tying program producers Jim & Kelly Watt, these programs are educational/instructional DVD’s designed for all levels of fly tyers. The patterns demonstrated in this DVD are among these most popular flies developed during the past 70 years. Emphasis in on the proper material to use, the correct thread for managing the material, techniques and those little tricks the take out the guess work of tying hair trout flies. Thread pressure and material control are also emphasized along with techniques for placing the material in the correct place. Selecting the correct material is a major part of tying these flies. The bucktail, deer hair, elk, moose and caribou, and hackle are explained so the viewer has a full comprehension of what to use on certain styles of flies. Once the student has mastered these patterns any other fly of a similar nature will not be an imposing task. Gel spun thread along with the more established nylon and polyester threads are also discussed. Every fly demonstrated in this production should be found in every fly fisher’s fly box. Tying your own will give that extra measure of satisfaction when you catch fish with your own craftsmanship. BLACK NOSED DACE Hook: Gaelic Supreme 4x streamer size 4 Thread: Wapsi 140 white, Wapsi 70 black Tail: Red gift wrap yarn, one strand Body: Medium silver mylar tinsel, small oval silver tinsel Wing: Bucktail, white, black, brown Head: Wapsi 70 denier black HUMPY Hook: Daiichi 1190 size 12 Thread: Wapsi 140 denier red, 70 denier red, yellow, chartreuse, orange Tail: Nature’s Spirit moose body hair Body: Wapsi 140 denier red, yellow, chartreuse, orange Hump and Wing: Nature’s Spirit natural early season cow elk Hackle: Whiting grizzly saddle or neck Head: Wapsi 70 denier red or color to match body MUDDLER Hook: Daiichi 1750 4X long size 4 Thread: Wapsi 140 denier red Gel spun 70 denier Tail: Wild turkey secondary wing feathers Body: Flat tinsel braid in gold Under-wing: Gray squirrel tail Wing: Wild turkey secondary wing feathers Collar & Head: Medium length whitetail deer hair ELK HAIR CADDIS Hook: Daiichi 1130 size 10 Thread: Benecchi 10/0 sandy - 120 denier Body: Velveteen dubbing, extra fine silver wire, Whiting saddle hackle to match dubbing Wing: Nature’s Spirit early season cow elk, natural or bleached IRRESISTIBLE Hook: Gaelic Supreme 2xl dry fly hook size 10 Thread: Benecchi 55 denier white gel spun 70 denier black Wing: Calf body hair, white Tail: Nature’s Spirit moose body hair Body: Caribou Hackle: Whiting grizzle neck or saddle Head: Wapsi 70 black COMPARADUN Hook: Daiichi 1190 Size 10 Thread: Benecchi ultra strong gel spun white 55 denier, Gudebrod 10/0 -45 denier color to match dubbing Tail: Microfibetts Body: Velveteen dubbing, color tier’s choice Wing: Early season northern whitetail hair 1" Head: Gudebrod10/0 color to match fly ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Chris Helm has been tying flies for 35 years. His demonstration and workshop travels have taken him to eight European countries and throughout the US and eastern Canada. Although he is well known for his study of whitetail deer and working with deer hair, he ties and teaches all types of flies. In 2004 The Federation of Fly Fishers’ presented him with the Buz Buszak Memorial Fly Tying Award, which is the highest award available to any tier. He has written numerous articles or deer hair, thread, specific fly patterns for various fly fishing and fly tying magazines both here and abroad. Since l993 he has completed 11 fly tying DVDs. He enjoys all types of fishing but has a special love for bonefish, permit, bass, bluegill, grayling, and pike
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