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How to Create a Neat, Clean Hair Wing (23 of 56)

The Elk-Hair Caddis and similar flies that use deer or elk hair are go-to patterns for trout anglers everywhere. But tying in the wing can be a pain: sometimes the hair flares too much or spins around the hook shank, and the head can obscure the hook eye. Here, Tim shows you exactly where and how to attach a hair wing to get the best profile and to avoid these problems.
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