Dubbing for Fly Tying

Dubbing is a type of material that is commonly used in fly tying to create the bodies of fly patterns. It is a soft, fluffy substance that is made from a variety of materials including synthetic fibers, animal hairs, and natural fibers such as wool or silk. Dubbing is used to create a variety of fly patterns, including nymphs, dry flies, and wet flies.

Dubbing is applied to the hook shank using a dubbing needle or a dubbing spinner, and it can be manipulated to create a variety of different effects. Dubbing is a popular choice among fly tyers due to its versatility and the wide range of materials and colors available. It is also relatively easy to work.