How to Build a Tapered Thread Body (49 of 56)
Building a tapered thread body on a small hook, for a fly such as a Zebra Midge, is a fairly simple process, but things can go wrong pretty easily. You don’t want to end up with a misshapen or fat fly. Here, Tim shows you exactly how to use a three-step wrapping process to ensure a smooth body that tapers from front to back. His method of flattening the thread creates an even platform for the rib, as well.
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