Introducing FrankenDub

FrankenDub_Col_Final2 logoDubbing is really the center of the fly tying universe. It builds bodies, heads, tails, and even covers up ugliness. There are various types of dubbing for different kinds of flies, like dry flies, nymphs, and streamers. Some dubbing is made of natural or synthetic materials and some made of both. The list of materials used in blending dubbing is a mile long. Generally you want a light dubbing that doesn’t soak up water easily for dry flies. The complete opposite is true for dubbing used to tie nymphs because they will be riding under the water’s surface and not floating on top. Streamer dubbing is a larger beast altogether that has become extremely popular with today’s fly tiers, coming in much longer fibers than dubbing used for dry flies and nymphs.

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