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Fly Tying Forceps
Straight Jaw Forceps Clamp
Originally designed for surgical procedures,
but has been adopted for fly tying purposes.

FLY TYING FORCEPS CLAMP
Another tool that is used for multiple tasks, such as holding materials to crushing a rachis when tying a fly using complete feathers such as jungle cock, tippets, ect.

Segregrated and Non-Segregrated Jaw
This photo shows a forceps jaw that
has a smooth surface area on the front
section and is striated towards the rear
of the jaw, giving you the best
of both worlds.

STRIATED JAWS
Striated jaws have ridges to provide a much better grip when tension is applied, especially with hair and other materials commonly used when fly tying.

NONE-STRIATED JAWS
When crimping the rachis or stem of a feather you would use the smooth surface of a none-striated jaw or for a number of other reasons that could arise. Some forceps will have both striated and non-striated jaws as in the above image.

CURVED JAWS
Curved jaw forceps are used to procure better angles.

Fly tying forceps are available in a couple different sizes and lengths. 4 - 6 inch forceps are common lengths used by fly tyers..

The forceps jaw can be locked to different tensions, depending on how much pressure you apply when squeezing the handles together.

Good quality fly tying forceps are usually made with stainless steel. Can have several different finishes.

If you are a beginner fly tyer just putting together a list of required tools, while trying to keep on a budget, then a pair of fly tying forceps is not the most important tool required to get started. After you have been tying flies for a while, then consider buying a pair of fly tying forceps. If you are only tying small dry flies, then you may never need a pair of forceps.

Another use for fly tying forceps is when you accidenttally break the thread in the middle of constructing a fly. Use a pair of forceps to capture the end of the broken thread dangling from the fly. The the weight of the forceps can then be used to keep tension on the broken thread until a new base of thread has been established.

FLY TYING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
FLY TYING THREAD BOBBIN
FLY TYING SCISSORS
FLY TYING HAIR STACKER
FLY TYING BODKIN
FLY TYING HACKLE PLIERS
DUBBING TWISTER / SHEPHERD'S HOOK
FLY TYING DUBBING COMB, RAKE, ECT...
WHIP FINISH TOOL
FLY TYING TWEEZERS
FLY TYING FORCEPS
FLY TYING BURNISHING TOOL
MISC. FLY TYING TOOLS
FLY TYING VISES
LIGHTING AND VISUAL AIDS
BASIC FLY TYING TOOL KIT

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FLY TYING INSTRUCTION
http://www.flytyinginstruction.com
Fly tying equipment and materials
reference guide. Learn how to tie
flies for fishing and display.

FLY TYING FORCEPS