Fly Tying Tools
Take a look through the following section to get to grips with all the important fly tying tools. The more you know, the better fly fisher you'll be, it's that simple. There are many fly tying tools you could get by without, but some items are essential for optimum performance when fly tying.
The vise is the most essential fly tying tools on a tying desk. The tying vise performs the important task of firmly holding the hook while you wind thread and other materials around it when fly tying.
Scissors are the most utilized hand fly tying tools on a fly tier’s bench. Use scissors to cut threads, hairs, and many other materials used in the process of fly tying. Every fly must be finished by tying off the thread.
The whip finisher provides an easy, durable method in fly tying to tie the knot that finishes the fly. Flies are tied with a thread that winds and locks materials around the hook when fly tying.
The bobbin is one of the most usefull fly tying tools that holds thread and is used to wind thread around the hook shank when fly tying.
Many flies commonly use hackles or feathers in fly tying, which proves difficult to manage. Hackle pliers are the best fly tying tools and a great solution when fly tying. Hackle pliers provide a tight grip on the feather’s stem — a difficult feat for fingers alone. One of the best fly tying tools.
The bodkin needle is the Swiss army knife of tying tools. From picking out dubbing to applying types of cement and glues, it’s useful anywhere you need a fine point when fly tying.
ESSENTIAL FLY TYING TOOLS
Fly Tying Tools