Maxima.  I love everything about the stuff, bar the crap plastic spools that it comes on.  I feel like I spend my life untangling these things.  The first fly hack is a simple one.  Cut up some compression socks!

_19 _20

_21

Peter Coetzee

Peter Coetzee

Related Posts

Abel Drag Quick Fix

By Gerald Penkler Abel reels have rightfully earned their reputation as reliably solid and bombproof. Dunk, drop, sand bathe day in and day out and

Fly Hacks – Robbing the Vanity

I made my usual Wednesday night Beer and Cigarettes visit to my good buddy Warwicks last night… Warrels as he’s known to many ( and

Fly Hacks: Googly Eyes

By Gerald Penkler Eyes on flies look terrific, at least to the angler. I am convinced fish prefer them, but have no evidence to support.

4 Responses

  1. … now, before you slide the sock section onto the spool: make a tiny hole in the middle of the sock, insert a short section of ear-bud tube that’s been burned on both ends (to round the edges), pull short section of the sock up around the tube and wrap it with strong tying thread around and onto the tube section and flush with one end of the tube, then thread the end of line through from the ‘inside’ of the tube and slip the sock over the spool. You’ve now created a sock with a sort of nipple in it through which the line protrudes and you can never loose the end again and nor can little bits unwind around the edges. I’ve sent you cellphone pic Pete.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

css.php