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Knots for Fly Tying

Half Hitch

The half hitch is a simple fast knot that is wrapped over itself.  It doesn’t tighten well but is easy and moderately strong when head cement is used.

Whip Finish Tool

Is a knot that can be tightened and is stronger than a half hitch.  The neat thing about a whip finish knot is that you can place the knot anywhere on the fly/hook.

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