Fly Fishing Equipment

Use this quick reference list to access fly tackle reference articles previously posted on TLC.
If you’re looking for specifics use the search bar at the bottom of any page. Enjoy !

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How fly lines are made

Single and Double Hand Fly Line Weight Charts

Fly Line Gram to Grain chart

Fly Lines- Understanding Skagit and Scandinavian Shooting Heads

Inches fraction and decimal to Millimetre chart

A new Twist on Twists  (untwisting fly lines)

Sinking Fly Lines and Tips Sink Rates- Fact and Fiction

Double Tapered vs Weight Forward Fly Lines – Which is really better ?

 Fly Lines: Taper Designs 

Fly Line Selection: Head lengths, weight distribution and other goodies

Sinking Fly Line Techniques 101

The Making of a Fly Reel

How to sharpen hooks

Drying off flies with a rubber band

An easy indicator hight adjustment system

Leader design for streamers

How to properly crush hook barbs

How to properly crush hook barbs: part Two

Fly Lines- Cleaning and Maintenance

The Making of a carbon fibre blank

Repairing fly line coatings

Making a furled leader by hand (no tools or jigs)

Adjusting the Loop size of a Perfection Knot

Getting a Fly out of a Branch

Wind Knot D’Ohs, Dos and Don’ts !

Understanding how fly rods break

The Smoothest fly line/leader connection there is- a Step by Step

the real problem with ‘wind’ knots

A (very short) history of Landing Nets

Transporting Fly Rods Safely

Making Common Sense of Common Cents rod action & Wt. measurements