Archive for the ‘Tying Knots’ Category

Theo’s Knot Revisited–Even Faster

I like my friend Theo Bakelaar’s tie-off knot so much that I have been using it on everything. As I was doing so, I realized that I could tie it faster by bringing the bobbin toward me through the loop, rather than putting it through the loop away from me. This may have been the […]

Theo’s Bobbin Knot

One of the things I love about attending the shows and symposia around the nation is the wealth of information that can be found there. At the 2011 International Fly Tying Symposium (held in Somerset, New Jersey, on November 19 and 20), my friend, Theo Bakelaar, showed me a really slick knot that he ties […]