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Old 01-23-2004, 07:43 PM
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"Steaming" hackles

Since most of the swap flies will likely be crunched in the mail, one easy trick to restore hackles is to steam the fly over a kettle.
Works great for some types of hair wings as well.
Pete AKA Frenchcreek from Calgary
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