Sep 22, 2009

Hair spin part deux

A while ago I attempted to spin deer hair into a Dahlberg Diver. The result was terrible and ended up meeting a razor before it met the camera - I carved one instead. Last night I tried again, having learned a thing or two in the interim. The plan was to keep it simple and just get the hair to stand up - shape didn't matter...success.



It is a little thin and not perfect, but I'm happy.



And I tied this thing too....


2 comments:

  1. I really like the white one Clif. Leaving the hair in a ball shape like that gives the fly body. Also trapped air bubbles will trail from the fly as you retrieve it. I'm with you on this one.

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  2. Thanks, I'm glad you think it will work. Like I said, I just wanted the hair to stand up...the "ball shape" was a by-product.

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