Friday, March 7, 2014

Fly Tying Proportion Illustrations

Judging the ideal lengths of body, wings, hackle and tail materials to tie a fly is a common challenge for some tyers. Selecting the right measurements for tying materials can be complicated if you don't know the general proportions for the hooks. Below are illustrations to help eliminate any confusion.

General Proportions of
Fly Parts to the Shank
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Streamer & Nymph Proportions

Wide-Gap & Wet-Fly Proportions

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