Where can I find Fly Tying materials?
Fly tying is what fly fishing anglers use to catch fish, it is an artificial fly made from various materials in order to lure the fish to the surface of the water and catch them upon the hook or lure.
What do I need to make my own fly fishing line?
On eBay you can find 'bodies', 'wings', 'tails', 'beads & eyes', feathers, hooks, and lines in order to create your own bait for fly fishing. Using the clear line, you can create the body' of your bait around this, making the wings and the tail from different hair,' whether that's using mule hair, synthetic hair, feathers or streamers. You could then attach different parts, such as the eyes' made from beads, in order to more closely resemble a fly, not forgetting to attach this and a lure onto the line, it is then ready to be attached to your fly fishing rod . With this selection of material available on eBay, all you have to do is utilise it to resemble a 'fly' whether thats in the form of a 'silver darter' fly, a 'gray ghost' or a 'woody worm', the options lie in your imagination.
These home made fly tying baits are great to use for your own recreational use, but it could be an option to get children involved in making these and then selling them at a local market. With a broad range of equipment from different brands available, you can find products from fishing experts, such as Hareline Dubbin, Mustad, Daiichi, Loon, VEEVUS, Rapala and Wapsi.
Where can I find other fishing material?
You can find a huge selection of fishing baits lures and flies from different companies and for different types of fishing. Whether you prefer fishing in the saltwater, freshwater, in the ice or are looking for alternative fly fishing materials, you can find this wide collection on eBay. With products varying from saltwater lures, to soft plastic toys, to jigs, to crankbaits and spinners & spinnerbaits, you will be a fisherman or woman and a half with this sort of equipment!