Introduction

Fly tying is an art form within the realm of fly fishing that merges creativity, craftsmanship, and practicality. At its core, it's the craft of creating artificial flies used in fly fishing. While the skill of tying flies can seem daunting to newcomers, having the right tools can significantly ease the learning curve and make the process enjoyable. In this beginner's guide, we'll explore the best fly tying tools kit and how to use them effectively.

The Handy Fly Tying Tool Kit

For many fly fishers, tying their own flies is an inseparable part of fishing. Because catching a fish with your own pattern is something very exciting! Starting out fly tying can be a little intimidating and confusing. But a right fly tying tool kit will help you out. If there is a fly tying tool kit that can help you create flies easily, it is Dr.Fish Fly Tying Tool Kit.

 

Dr.Fish fly tying tool kit is unquestionably the best for fly fishing trips! It is very light and extremely compact, ideal for sticking in a bag and carrying with you to the stream or destination of your choice. All fly tying tools are made of premium stainless steel and iron without burrs, ensuring great durability and protecting your fly tying materials from damage.


Dr.Fish fly tying tools adopt unique designs providing a faster and easier way to wind, tie and DIY a fly. Suitable for both beginners and professional fly tyers. This kit comes with a strong and compact case with cut foam to hold everything in place. You can fit the whole fly tying kit into pockets easily and take it anywhere. Designed with both a practical function and elegant look, Dr.Fish fly tying tool kit is a perfect gift for fly fishing beginners and advanced players.

PACK LIST:
Loop Clamp *4, Whip Finisher *1, Hackle Pliers *1, Dubbing Needle *1, Twister *1, Small Scissors *1 Storage Box *1

Whip Finisher

A whip finisher is a tool needed to finish off tying a fly. This tool is used to finish off a fly and tie a knot at the head, the fly does not come unraveled when fly fishing with it. The design allows you to tie tiny knots with high precision, especially useful for small hook sizes. Suitable for both beginners and professionals. Professional tool for making handmade flies, make your flies look neat, clean, firm and not easy to spread.

Loop Clamp

The loop clamps are mini springs with tabs/ears. It is very easy to use these tools and will help you to tie fast without losing all over the CDC fibers when you fix them in split thread or dubbing loop. They are specially designed to partially close a dubbing loop to incorporate a second or third component so that you can lay in wings, a head, and a body and wind them all at once. Handy to use with any loop tool. Also cool to use tiny clips to hold various materials, feathers or fibers.

Hackle Plier 

Constructed of a hook with a sliding spring, this hackle pliers can lock up to 3 CDC feathers at a time. The spring grip system does not damage the stems yet holds them firmly. With a rotating handle for easy winding, this unique hackle pliers enables you to grip, twist and hold hackle or materials.

Dubbing Twister

This dubbing twister makes spinning dubbing loops a fast, easy cinch. It incorporates a rotating handle, two long arms, which make dubbing much easier by allowing the dubbing thread to be wrapped over the hook shank without interfering with the bobbin holder. The ingenious spring ring allows you to open and close your dubbing loop easily (no weight is needed). 

Dubbing Needle
Dr.Fish dubbing needle is made in Germany, super sharp, perfect for splitting your tying thread and creating dubbing loops. Equipped with a compact and smooth handle, this fly tying tool is precise to work and comfortable to grip, suitable for beginners and professionals. Length: 4.6cm/1.8in.

Small Scissors



Dr.Fish small scissors is made of good quality stainless steel ensure the embroidery scissors sharp, durable, anti-rust, sturdy to not losing, lightweight to easily carrying. The scissors have a pointed edge, and a sharp blade with micro-serrations on one blade making you accurately cut things. Designed with thickened handle and larger holes for better control. It's perfect for embroidery, needlework, thread, sewing crafting, handmade.

Step by Step Guide to Use Dr.Fish Fly Tying Kit

The following step-by-step process shows you how to use Dr.Fish fly tying kit:

Whip Finisher

Step 1. Put the thread inside the two hooks.
Step 2. Rotate to create a triangle.
Step 3. Twirl the tool around.
Step 4. Wind it around and keep the thread in the hook.
Step 5. Release the thread.
Step 6. Finish tying a knot at the head.

Loop Clamp

Step 1. Place the first CDC fiber or feather on the thread.
Step 2. Clip the Loop Clamp on the thread.
Step 3. Place the second CDC fiber or feather on the thread.
Step 4. Rotate the thread and finally remove the Loop clamp.

Hackle Plier

Step 1. Move the spring down.
Step 2. Clip the CDC fiber or feather in the hook.
Step 3. Move the spring up to lock the CDC fiber or feather.
Step 4. Rotate the handle for winding.

Twister 

Step 1. Move the sleeve a little bit to catch the loop.
Step 2. Move down the spring to open and place the CDC fiber.
Step 3. Move up the spring to close.
Step 4. Rotate the handle to twist and have a nice dense strong repetition of your material.

Dubbing Needle 

Step 1. Flatten your thread.
Step 2. Insert the needle, then the needle can easily split the tying thread.

Conclusion

As you embark on your journey into the world of fly tying, investing in quality tools like Dr.Fish fly tying tool kit is essential. This kit not only simplify the tying process but also enable you to create flies that are durable, lifelike, and effective on the water. Remember, like any craft, practice makes perfect, so don't be discouraged if your first few attempts aren't flawless. With time, patience, and the right tools, you'll soon be creating flies that rival those found in tackle shops. Happy tying!

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