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Fly Tying – Floss for Dry Flies?

fly tying flossGuest Blogger: Clay Cunningham, Cody, Wyoming, retired National Park Superintendent

Fly tiers have a lot of choices for the bodies of their dry flies including dubbings of various fur, turkey or goose biots, stripped quills of hackle feathers or peacock tail feathers and many other sources they might choose. Whereas floss is most often used in the construction of wet flies, streamers and salmon flies, it can also be used to prepare high floating dry fly dressings. more…