In this episode of RIO’s Fly Tying Tips, Brita shows how to choose the right sized hackle based on hook size. While most experienced tiers know how to eye up a feather and select the correct one for the fly they are tying, novice tiers find it hard to find the right feather. Brita shows a simple tool that makes this easy.
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.
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