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Svend Diesel The Matuka Streamer Fly Pattern Tutorial

Svend Diesel The Matuka Streamer Fly Pattern Tutorial

https://youtu.be/6WTBudENe-kWhen I was looking through the book, “The History of Fly-Fishing in Fifty Flies,” and came across the Matuka Streamer I knew that it would not only be a fun pattern to tie by be effective as well. Combining the Old School English style of tying flies with the New Zealander twist should be a […]

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Nano Silk Hook Breaking Test – 18/0!

This is really real! Nano Silk 18/0 breaks a hook in the vice!  Gary Barnes, who is not only an excellent tyer with the finest eye for detail, but is is very proud to have his flies included in the Catskill Museum of Fly Tying, demonstrates just how strong Nano Silk is yet so very […]

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