Reinforcing A Peacock Herl Body

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In this episode of RIO’s Fly Tying Tips, Brita shows how to reinforce a body made of peacock herl. Peacock herl is a very popular body material, but notoriously weak and easily breaks in the tying process, or from a fish's tooth. This tip not only shows how to reinforce the body so that doesn't happen, but Brita also shows how to create an exceptionally neat, perfect peacock herl body.

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