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UV Resins And Glues - How To Use Them When Tying Flies?

Category: Fly Tying | Author: Czechnymph

Basic overview of the main use of UV resins and glues in tying artificial flies.

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UV resins have become a common part of the modern fly tyer's equipment. If you are still hesitant to use them, here is a brief overview of where UV varnishes and glues are useful.

Bottom line, UV resins and glues are useful for tying:

✅ Shiny hard heads, bodies or thorax of flies
✅ Special freshwater and saltwater streamers
✅ Symmetrical and transparent "Epoxy buzzers"
✅ Shrimp eyes, but also 3D eyes for fish imitations
✅ Original translucent backsides of freshwater shrimps
✅ Modern subtle nymph patterns such as Perdigone
✅ Highlighting elements - "trigger points" - on the fly, etc.

❗ Read the detailed tying tutorial for all the benefits of UV varnishes and glues and use their different consistencies to quickly create effective and efficient fly patterns!

Check out our assortment of Epoxy and glues!

A short video from Loon Outdoors showing the application of UV resin:

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