BC: This has been a collaboration between Rob & Carla Holt, partners in life and marriage for 27 years.
FC: Summer Fun... | leads to Winter Hobbies...
1: Rob likes to tie flies. | Carla likes to make jewelry. | Comparing Hobbies: by Rob & Carla Holt | Flash Fly
2: Rob uses various small hand tools | to tie material on to fish hooks.
3: Carla uses pliers, cutters, and crimpers | to add beads, chains and charms to jewelry findings.
4: Wire is used to make some flies more bug-like. | Rob uses thread to tie material on to his hooks.
5: Carla uses wire to link beads and bring the piece together. | Bead stringing wire adds flexibility.
6: Buck tail hair, feathers, and yarns are the primary fly building materials. They give a fly pop!
7: Beads and chains come in all shapes and sizes. | Choosing the right combination is the key.
8: Some of Rob's Finished Flies! | White Wooly Bugger | Egg Pattern Fly | Elk Hair Caddis | Lake Leech
9: Some of Carla's Finished Jewelry! | Rosary | Silver Earrings | Gold Earrings