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Tying your own flies can be a fun and rewarding experience At Rocky Mountain Fly Shop, we know that fly tying plays a major role in the fly fishing experience. That's why, we carry a variety of fly tying kits for both the beginner and the expert.
So, you might be wondering, why should I tie my own flies?
There are several reasons you may consider tying your own flies. For starters, it can be a very cost effective alternative to buying pre-made flies. Our kits range in price points, with accessible options to get you started! Another reason you might consider tying your own flies, it’s fun! For the fly fisher that also enjoys being creative, tying your own flies allows you to unleash your creative side and customize your flies to your liking. The last reason, you’ll get to know your fish better. By tying your own flies, you’ll begin to consider things like colour, size, and weight.
How long does fly tying take?
With the right equipment, you can tie a small fly in around 5 minutes. If you’re doing it all by hand, it’ll likely take closer to 10 or 15 minutes. Overall, fly tying is not overly time consuming, unless of course, you’re tying a very complex design!