Archive for the ‘Tying Materials’ Category

Crystal UV Coat

In a couple of posts back I mentioned Crystal UV Coat head cement that my friend Henry sells. I love this stuff, especially when I need a lacquered head on a bucktail, streamer, or other long fly. It sets in a few seconds under UV light and gives a hard finish. Before UV coat, I’d […]

Extra Select Craft Fur

At every Show, I get questions concerning the materials I use to dress the Down and Dirty series of minnows and sculpins. This material is available from Feather-Craft of St. Louis, MO. It is called Extra Select Craft Fur and can be found at on line at: Extra Fine Craft Fur  They offer 29 great […]

Raleigh Fly Fishing Show

The Raleigh Show was a great success. Lefty Kreh, Joe Humphries, Bob Clouser, myself, and others offered classes, gave tying and casting demos, and spoke with PowerPoint presentations. Sunday morning I had a couple of hours to tour the show, and bumped into my old friend, Jay Bergan, who owns and operates the Five Rivers […]