Fly Fishing Glossary V's

Fly-Fishing can often be confusing to beginners to the sport because fly-fishermen talk and write in a strange language using words not always in standard use. To help take some of the confusion out of the terms bandied about by fly fishermen we have compiled this glossary. 

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Variant: A dry fly variety wound hackles that are much larger than normally recommended. It is tied generally the as conventional patterns.

Vest: a fly fisher's wearable tackle box is called a fly fishing vest; numerous styles available; particularly important in wading situations.

Vise or Vice: A tool used by fly tiers to hold the hook secure as thread, feathers and fur are attached and the fly is being constructed. Usually the vice or Vise most expensive and the single most important purchase for a fly tyer.

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Customer Reviews
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Fly tying vise.
Tuesday, 6 December 2016  |  Tim

Great quality vise at a good price, delivered on time.


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hot spots and collars
Monday, 5 December 2016  |  Ian

again have used this behind beads to make hot spots and ribbing on damsel nymphs


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hot spotsand collars
Monday, 5 December 2016  |  Ian

have used this to make collars and hot sots under hakles or behind beads on several nymphs