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Fly Tying Patterns Hilo HI

Local resource for fly tying patterns in Hilo. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bait and tackle shops, fly fishing stores, fly fishing lessons and fly fishing guides as well as advice and content on fly fishing products and services.

Paradise Archery & Leather Shop
(808) 982-7048
Hawaiian Paradise P
Keaau, HI
 
Aikane Bicycle & Sport Shack
(808) 966-6060
16-0566 Pahoa Rd
Keaau, HI
 
Kaya`s Cutlery
(808) 935-8345
141 Mamo Street
Hilo, HI
 
Dino`s Fishing Tackle
(808) 935-7368
811 Laukapu Street Suite 3
Hilo, HI
 
Island Wide Canopy Tents
(808)959-3800-(808)959-4407
844 Uilani Place # A
Hilo, HI
 
WR Party Rentals
(808) 982-7290
Box Box # 893
Keaau, HI
 
Waiakea Racquet Club
(808) 961-5499
400 Hualani Street Apt 378
Hilo, HI
 
Happy`s Rentals Service & Repairs
(808) 935-8523
140 Holomua Street
Hilo, HI
 
Symbike LLC
(808) 985-9137
19-4034 Haunani Rd
Volcano, HI
 
JCPenney
(808) 959-0229
111 E Puainako
Hilo, HI
 

Improved Clinch Knot

Fly Fishing Knots - The Improved Clinch Knot is probably the most popular knot used to attach a light tippet to small flies of size 18 and larger. This knot is the same as the clinch knot only it adds one more step at the end.

Steps to tie the Improved Clinch Knot:


1.Take the tag end and pass it through the eye of your hook, allowing at least 3 inches of tag beyond the eye. Wrap the tag end six or seven times around the line toward your leader.
2.Next, run the tag end through the first loop above the eye, then over the coils and through the large loop you just created.
3.Moisten the knot area with either saliva or with water from the stream. Grab the tag end and the line going to your rod and pull simultaneously, forcing the coils to form a tight spiral. Once tight, slide the tightened coils against the eye of the hook with your fingernail and assure the coils are in a uniform spiral, not overlapping each other. Clip the tag end.

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