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I’m definitely new to this. Thanks for the recommendationsWell, start with the name- fly tying. Buy a cheap clamp on vise, some basic materials, cheap hooks and see if you like tying flies. If you do, invest more and research flies. If not, you didn’t waste too much money on it.
Check with local fly shops first! You can always inquire as to whether there are any fly tying/fly fishing clubs in the area.These groups usully have some sort of regular fly tying programs. You should wait until you attend one of these meetings before purchasing equipment, tools, materials as sometimes there are members that will sell or give you surplus stuff just to clean out their fly tying areas. As someone mentioned about "old guys" or something to that affect, they love helping people get started. Once you are up and running, you can check out Youtube for more in depth instruction. Have fun, it can become an addiction!Hey everyone,
I want to start tying fly’s as a hobby. What equipment do I need? What are the best techniques? I fish in Tampa Bay and on the west coast of Florida for redfish, snook and trout.
Thanks in advance!
Ouch...you callin' me old?Go to a local fly tying get together. There will be more old dudes there than you can shake a stick at.