This episode is the first in a two-part series on tying in a "palmered" hackle. A Palmered hackle is a hackle that runs the full length of the hook, rather than tied in at the head and, as a result, has a different set of skill requirements to tie correctly.
RIO's Fly Tying Tips is a series of short videos presented by lead RIO fly designer, Brita Fordice. In this series Brita shows a wide variety of tips for all levels of fly ting skill. Whether a complete beginner, or an experienced tier, RIO's Fly Tying Tips will give you some great information to aid and increase your fly tying skills.
Each new tip is released on RIO's Facebook and Instagram pages every second Monday, so if you like the sound of this series and want to get these tips quickly, be sure to follow RIO on these platforms.