brook trout

american shad

striped bass atlantic salmon


USING THE HS-1 FOR DRYING EPOXY CIRCLE HOOK FLIES


The use of circle hooks is a growing practice among conscientious fishermen around the world and not just for bait fishing.  The flies tied with circle hooks lend themselves very well to catch and release fly fishing due to two notable qualities: 

HS-1 fly dryer fishing flies

The Head Spin's Spring wheel is a dream for drying any of the circle hook fly varieties that require epoxy.  Patterns such as Bob Popovic's Surf Candy and Lefty's Deceivers (with epoxy heads) are some great flies to try on circle hooks.  The challenge is holding the hook which has the point facing the hook shank.  While foam and cork drying wheels have serious problems holding the circle hooks, the Head Spin's spring wheel and Microclips produce a winning combination that is guaranteed to make tying your circle hook epoxy flies considerably more efficient.

 

Atlantic Salmon: Salmo salar
Striped Bass: Morone saxatilis
American Shad: Alosa sapidissima
Brook Trout: Salvelinus fontinalis