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how long does it take yall to tie a fly
Posted 10 December 2009 - 03:44 PM
Posted 10 December 2009 - 03:50 PM
You will find that if you lay out and prepare all the materials that you are planning to use to tie the wooly buggers that you can easily cut that time in half. It just takes practice. Keep at it.
Posted 10 December 2009 - 03:57 PM
Posted 10 December 2009 - 05:44 PM
Posted 10 December 2009 - 06:12 PM
an hour ??? for real ? 12 takes 2 days lol
Posted 10 December 2009 - 07:13 PM
Posted 10 December 2009 - 07:56 PM
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Posted 10 December 2009 - 09:46 PM
Posted 10 December 2009 - 10:03 PM
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Posted 10 December 2009 - 11:03 PM
Since you ask about what time others take, I can layout and tie 18 woolly buggers in about an hour. I tied custom flies for years, but re-filling the shop fly bins was a constant source of income. Not that I ever made any money at it, I usualy traded the flies to the store for materials for my other more profitable custom tying. I use a rotary vise to wind both the body, hackle and ribbing, and I have years and years of practice. The shop I spent many years in had a bumper sticker that read "Time spent fishing will not be deducted from a persons live." I add fly tying to that list. Tying and fishing are two things that should never be measured in seconds, minutes.
Posted 11 December 2009 - 06:03 AM
We do it all the time! Get over it!
Posted 11 December 2009 - 06:35 AM
I would say that dozen flies a hour is a very decent tempo for an amateur - 1 hour tying = about a day fishing
Posted 11 December 2009 - 10:10 AM
Posted 11 December 2009 - 08:45 PM
"Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading".--Thomas Jefferson
There is no such thing as a blank day for a fisherman. It will be saved for him by the white-throated weasel, who watches his fishing from a hole in the wall under which is lying a fish that refused all flies; or by the excitment of identifying insects; or by the apple-bloosom in a nearby orchard; and no one would call that day a blank on which he has seen a king-fisher." -- Arthur Ransome Rod and Line, 1929