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: emergency nail wrap tool

09-20-2005, 11:49 PM
I always throw two or three of these in my vest just because I've been
asked for them on the stream.

Cut the ends off of a plastic ear q-tip. You will then have a three to four
inch plastic tube that I will tie the Reel end of the leader onto the q-tip.
Insert the fly line into the plastic barrell, wet the whole mess with you'r
mouth and while pinching the know on the barrell, slid it off and tighten
you'r leader on.

One caution, make sure you pull the q-tip toward the leader and not the
fly line.

Who ever said it was right, necessity was the mother.