Build Your Own Fly Rod: DIY Video 5

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Matt Draft of Proof Fly Fishing is back for episode 5 of our DIY fly rod build.

In this episode Matt will go over the techniques for mixing thread finish for a perfect finish on your wraps. He’ll show you how to prep the wraps and apply the finish for a smooth coating with no bubbles and level the finish for wraps you can show off with pride. Just in case everything doesn’t go perfectly, Matt will cover troubleshooting some common finish problems.

Check out Matt’s site, Proof Fly Fishing. As a special thank you to G&G readers, Matt will be offering free shipping on all of his kits for the next seven weeks. Just use the code G&Gfreeship on his web site.

Build Your Own Fly Rod: DIY Video 5: Prepping wraps and applying thread finish.

Louis Cahill
Gink & Gasoline
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