Tying Tools Products

  • How do I choose a pair of tying scissors?

    First, all our scissors are sharpened and hand-tuned before they leave our warehouse in Boise, Idaho and they all come with our Unconditional Guarantee. Here are a few general suggestions: If you want one pair to rule them all: then it is best to choose a pair of 4” scissors that will be able t...
  • How do I use the D-Loop tweezers?

    The “D” stands for dubbing, and these tweezers are the best way to put a bunch of different materials into a single dubbing loop.  Imagine a line running straight from your shirt buttons to your vise on your tying desk.  Whether it is hair, feathers, dubbing, or synthetics, begin stacking materia...
  • What do I need to get started fly tying?

    Ask 10 tyers this question and you’ll get 10 different answers.  But the prevailing wisdom is this: get decent tools, get a decent vise, and then start buying the materials for the bugs you want to tie.  Your local fly shop will be invaluable in helping you with the latter two, but we’ve got you ...
  • When do I use the clip vs the hook on the Gator Grip Dubbing Spinner?

    The hook on the Gator Grip Dubbing Spinner is perfect for making standard dubbing loops.  The clip is intended to be used for spin simple brushes out of multiple materials.  This is done by tying in one end of each feather, stacking them on top of each other, clipping them together using the Gato...