by Ben Spinks
they’re these things,
” For most people they barely rival the discovery of a wad of bellybutton fluff in the grand scheme of things. In fact many would go so far as to call them boring, uninspiring and completely sexless. But why are we so keen to neglect this most wonderful of materials? Do they attract giant man eating Asilidae and no ones told me? There most definitely seems to be something wrong.
The ideal fly should be quick and easy to tie. That doesn’t mean rough, sloppy or fragile, it just means simple. Biots epitomise simplicity, but unfortunately their reputation for being rather unwilling and stubborn eclipses this. Shameful indeed, as most problems are nothing more than by-products of the way in which the material is initially treated.
Get this right and the results are so realistic you may wet yourself. Segmentation is exceptional, durability is abundant and sexiness, well, it makes the playboy mansion look like Chatsworth house. “
hard to disagree with Master Ben, specially when it’s so eloquently put !