Saturday, 28 January 2017

More than 10 Years Back, Plus de 10 ans Retour

Picture of the Week 04, Photo de la semaine 04, 2017 - Fabisch Fly Fishing

More than 10 Years Back, Vancouver

Approach to Vancouver in September 2006, Approche de Vancouver en septembre 2006
Next time, new feature for the Norvise!
La prochaine fois, nouvelle fonctionnalité pour le Norvise

Saturday, 21 January 2017

The Current Situation in Franconia - La situation actuelle en Franconie

Picture of the Week 03, Photo de la semaine 03, 2017 - Fabisch Fly Fishing

The Current Situation in Franconia
On My Way to Work, January 20th, 2017 - 08:30 a.m. with minus 10 degrees  I did the picture
Sur le chemin du travail 20/01/2017, 08.30Uhr, -10 degrés j'ai fait la photo

Friday, 20 January 2017

Stainless steel fly tying tools, produced in Germany by W Fabisch

Friends who knew what I was about to develop did not exactly consider my idea brilliant. To make new fly tying tools from stainless steel, and - on top of that - made 100% in Germany made them think I was off my rocker.

stainless steel fly tying tools

Lots of obstacles had to be cleared, my new ideas had to be turned into real products, and materials had to be procured from several manufacturers: stainless steel for machining and also stainless steel spring wire.
Take the head of the hackle pliers: the design has been known as Dorin pliers, but it has so far only been available in nickel-plated versions. This part, however, is produced to my specification in the required size in stainless steel. Thus 6 out of 7 tools are made completely from stainless steel, even the spring ring connecting the hackle pliers to the handle. The only metal part not made from stainless steel is the bodkin tip, because the steel I use instead lasts longer in this type of application. 
Now we’re ready: all new tools are available and have been field tested by fly tiers. For further details see the fly tying tools page