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Old 01-26-2004, 11:05 AM
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Soaking your Biots

Originally posted by John Desjardins
Jake, Have you tried soaking the biots before bending them? In tying midges I've found that it makes the biots much more supple if I keep them between a wet paper towel for 45 minutes before tying.

John, Contact me if you have any problems finding biots. I think I have almost every color available, and a package goes a long way.

Hi John....I have to be honest here. I have not used biots a whole lot and when I do they are usually left straight; such as on the prince nymph. With the use of the lighter and heated tweezers, it seems that they hold their set better with less of a chance to straighten out.

When you soak yours, does the shape continue to stay once it has been fished?

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