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The Pheasant-Winged March Brown Dun is a pattern developed by Chauncy K. Lively.  The pattern appeared in the “Fly of the Month” column of the May 1975 Pennsylvania Angler in which he talked about and gave a step-by-step tutorial on how to tie the fly....

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Tapered, Ringed, Loop… How do hook eyes differ and does it even matter in the long term? Our aim is to break down the function and purpose of hook eyes for the tyer and the angler. The second section will be on type of hook eyes. Tapered eyes are most commonly found on trout hooks. Tapered eyes generally are round in shape. The wire for the eye terminates either into the eye or the end of the shank. The wire at some point, either at the end of the shank or just into the eye the diameter gets progressively thinner....

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Up, down and straight… How do hook eyes differ and does it even matter in the long term? Our aim is to break down the function and purpose of hook eyes for the tyer and the angler. The first section will be on orientation of hook eyes.

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