Friday, June 2nd, 2023
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Fly-Tying: Here are the tools of the trade

Some essential fly tying tools (clockwise from upper left): A rotary vise with delicate jaws, thread bobbin, non-rotary vise with heavier jaws, delicate hair stacker, quality scissors, precision cutting knife, and a .50 caliber bullet case for thick hair stacking. (Photo by Vic Attardo)
It really depends on how old you, and the sum of shekels in your pocket, as to what you’ll take away from this story. If you’re 12 and under, you’ll likely get one set of ideas from my fly tying advice. If you’re between 12 and 18, other aspirations may appeal to you, and if you’re between 18 and 81, have a steady income or get a monthly Social Security check, alternative aims will seem appealing.
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