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Old October 6th, 2019, 03:25 PM #1
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Fly tiers: Critique my clouser

My first solo attempt at a clouser. Thoughts?
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Old October 6th, 2019, 03:41 PM #2
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Looks great to me. Of course I know zip about fly tieing.
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Not bad. Did you use epoxy or something similar around where the eyes attach?
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Old October 7th, 2019, 02:47 PM #4
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Not bad. Did you use epoxy or something similar around where the eyes attach?
I didn't. Should I?
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I didn't. Should I?
Absolutely. Otherwise they will fall off the first time you cast it.

Also, it looks like you clipped the hairs. If you use the natural tapered ends of the hair (not cutting them), it will flow and move better in the water, which gives it a more realistic look.
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