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Hair Stacking and Other Applicable Stuff


Cleaning and preparing hair for stacking. Hair stackers, hand stacking. Deer, elk, moose, bucktail, calf tail.

Intro
Understanding hair
Hair scales
Stackers
Stacking
Deer, Elk and Moose
Calf tail and Bucktail
Hand stacking
Uneven stacking
Cleaning hair
Selecting hair
References
By Wayne Luallen

When stacking materials it is important to consider it as consisting of more than just one process. There are several steps involved: material selection, cleaning and preparing, selecting the right tool and performing the stacking process itself.
By optimizing each step the sometimes frustrating task of stacking fly tying materials can routinely become a success.
In this article we will cover each step and try to indicate places where a little investment in time can give you much better results.
As hair is the most commonly stacked material and knowledge of the material is eminent in any kind of fly tying, we will start with a small introduction to hair.


If you want even collars and wings
you have to learn to understand and control hair stacking.
Muddler Minnow tied by Steven Fernandez.


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