Have your glue stick at the ready and make sure the following tips stick fast in your bank of fishing knowledge, because once you have these golden tips on board you'll be a master with glues and epoxy, and your fishing results will reward the effort. The use of UV epoxy resin and glues has become very popular in recent years in tying fishing flies, and these special viscous liquids have gradually found a place not only in tying and fishing large streamers for fishing freshwater and saltwater predators, but "even in the fly tying of traditional patterns of flies, even the smallest dimensions intended for catching both salmonid and other species of freshwater and saltwater fish.
Today, it is no longer unusual for UV epoxy resin of various viscosities to be used to tie popular tungsten and traditional nymph patterns for fishing on rivers and lakes, "epoxy" buzzers designed mainly for fishing on still waters, but also all kinds of wet flies, lures, small streamers, egg imitations (Egg Flies), saltwater crabs, shrimps and many other types of artificial flies.
"Viscosity test" for specific and nowadays most popular - the most used UV epoxy glues. 10 seconds for each similarly large drop of UV epoxy glue in a 90 ° slope.
Head Cement makes a perfect choice when tying small flies, flies with hackle, or flies with a dubbing body. Additionally, I try to avoid super glue with any soft, feathery flies. A good head cement will protect your thread, without wicking into unintended materials on the rest of your fly.