a fly tying tip

Hi folks,

Today I was tying up some of my Korn's Spent-wing Caddis flies with Opal Tinsel bodies.  The tinsel was a real pain in the butt to handle as it was full of static.  It was so bad I almost couldn't put it down! Then I remembered an old trick.  I ran downstairs and grabbed a dryer sheet from the laundry area and put that on my tying bench and laid my tinsel on it, bingo!  The anti-static dryer sheet solved the problem and I could get back to knocking out 15 dozen of these killer flies...

Here is a photo of the Opal Tinsel body, nice and slim.


Anti-cling dryer sheet does the trick...


finished fly - bottom

Korn's Tinsel Caddis - top

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