One of the pressing realities for a specialty fly shop is figuring out how to make the best flies possible as quickly as possible. To keep every fly the exact same and crank out 6 dozen flies in a few hours is not for the faint hearted. I am a little bit obnoxious about finishing an order as fast as possible - just ask my wife. I am also a little anal when it comes to maintaining quality with my flies. I want them to be as best as possible. It's another balancing act. Most times if I had to slide either way I would pick quality every day, but what I have been investing in has been ways to make large quantities with great quality as quickly as possible.
Essentially, how can I tie flies as perfect and as fast as possible?
These are eight tips I use to speed up the process that can help any level of fly tier.Read More