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#1 MuskyFlyGuy

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Posted 04 July 2019 - 10:53 PM

When using EP brushes on the front of large flies, do you wrap like dry fly hackles? If so, would you cut the side nearest the hook
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Do you keep the brush perpendicular, but flat on the hook and overlap and work the fibers towards the back of the hook?

#2 Bruce Derington

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Posted 05 July 2019 - 07:07 AM

Perpendicular, and fold back the fibers, the classic guys call it doubling, or folding.Once tied in, pull bobbing toward you with a little tension, slightly moisten the fibers and pull them toward the back of fly, this helps prevent the fibers from getting trapped

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