The Iron Fly, Tying Skills Contest

The Iron Fly
Tying Skills Contest
As adopted by the Texas FlyFishers

What is The Iron Fly?

Based on the premise similar to the cable TV cooking show The Iron Chef, the Iron Fly is similar in nature but, with fly tying instead of food. We start with a common selection of materials for all of the contestants. The Iron Fly tyers will have 15 minutes to select their materials, return to their tying station and design their pattern. Once the time has elapsed, the tying begins.

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Recipe:

Hook: Gamakatsu B10S size 4 and 6
Thread: 210 denier (6/0 or larger)
Undertail: Flex floss or lumaflex, rosy pink, Or krystal flash, Gold, pearlescent, or copper
Tail: Deer body hair, Olive, natural, brown, olive, black, or yellow
Body: 6mm closed cell foam, Red, black, orange, chartreuse, or yellow
Eyes: 7mm or 8mm dolls eyes, yellow or white
Adhesive: Cyanoacrylate or E6000

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