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Fly Tying Time Again


December 27, 2018

Now that the dead of winter is about to set in, most sportsmen are looking for ways to put in their time. Some will do a little trapping, rabbit hunting, or cross-country skiing; but most will hole up near their woodburners while hoping for nice spring weather to replace winter’s cold.

One group of sportsmen who have something meaningful to do over the winter are fly-fishermen who tie their own flies. I am one of these.

When I was a young fly-fisherman and had not accumulated a large stash of flies, I needed to tie hundreds of flies each winter to fill my fly boxes. Now that I am an old f...

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