www.AlaskaFlyfishingOnline.com
 

by Brad Hanson

HOME

Stream Stalker

Stillwater Stalker

Saltwater Stalker

Strategies

On-The-Fly Forums

Fly Tier's Bench

Tips

Photo Gallery

Field Notes

Making Your Peacock A Tougher Bird!

As wonderful a fly tying material as peacock herl is, there's a downfall in that its relatively fragile and tends to break easily when encountered by toothy fish. Tying methods such as wrapping the herl around thread or fine wire to form a "brush," or overwrapping the herl with wire should be incorporated in the interest of durability. It can be aggravating having successful flies destroyed one at a time by aggressive fish.

-BH-


StreamStalker | StillwaterStalker | SaltwaterStalker | Strategies | Forums
Fly Tying Bench | Tips | Photo Gallery | Field Notes


AF Home
Alaska Flyfishing Online
All Content Copyright 1996-2003
Visual Media Design, Alaska Outdoor Journal, Alaska Flyfishing Online
All Rights Reserved