Spinning Deer Hair

Spinning Deer Hair

Properly spinning and shave-shaping deer hair is one of the most challenging in fly tying, but the fish attracting successes of patterns utilising it make it an imperative to learn “how”.

Patterns using the spun deer hair technique are generally large and also fairly involved, which tends to intimidate many tyers.

The are numerous instructional videos available on YouTube. Here are a few of them.

Also checkout this feature story from FlyLife magazine:

Tips & Tactics: Spinning deer hair flies just got easier