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How to Wrap Lead-Free Wire on the Hook (35 of 56)

Adding lead-free wire helps get your flies to the bottom, but it can also make patterns look lumpy and misshapen. Plus, getting the stuff on the hook can be a pain. Here, Tim shows you how he does it, using plunger-style hackle pliers and his patented helicopter move. You’ll never curse at your wire again.
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