Truth be told, there are plenty of reasons why beginner fly tyers get frustrated, stall out, or give up. I have done all of those in the past 20 years. However, I really made some efforts to get this fly tying thing figured out over the past 5 years or so. I’m no expert, but I’m more proficient and happier… and my flies look better, too.
Today I share three things that have made me a better tyer.