Petitjean Bobbin TT MPT25


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Petitjean Bobbin TT MPT25 is the bobbin of bobbins. You could thread this bobbin without even looking and can also adjust the thread tension to your liking. Thread spool replacement is effortless. The MP Bobbin incorporates a wire loop for thread dubbing loops and spins perfectly on its axis.

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The ideal thread to use with this product is the Petitjean Split Second Thread.

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Marc Petitjean has developed a range of unique fly tying tools, based on 15 years experience. He has created an organic harmony between form and function.

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I learned to fish like the kids in the great movie "A River Runs Through It". When I was 7 years old, my grandfather took me fishing for the first time. In France, where we lived. I was allowed to catch little baitfish. Some years later and with stronger arms, I caught my first trout and I remember it like yesterday. The rod was 4 meters long, made out of Bamboo and the bait was a Natural Mayfly (Ephemera Danica) which had to be handled as carefully as a snow-flake. My first experiences of fly-fishing used an old split-cane rod of my grandfather and an even older line which had to be greased every five or ten casts! This was not a very efficient way to catch fish, but I learned a lot! In Switzerland, where I moved in 1978, I had my first contact with a cdc-fly. It was at a dinner among fishermen when my friend Bruno - who had poor eyesight - asked me to tie him a visible fly which floated nicely. Because I was very proud of that request and did not want to lose face I began a study of local cdc-flies. Those patterns used cdc-hackles, no wings and classical bodies made of silk or other materials. Worried, not wanting to copy those local flies, I developed a new concept of also tying the body with a cdc-feather: This product a perfect conical body, which floated even in riffles and rapids. Bruno and later many more fishermen in Europe, were very pleased with the simple but efficient new way to tie a fly. I have been a professional fly-tier since 1990 and today more and more anglers are convinced that those tiny and inconspicuous feathers are the best a fly fisherman can have wrapped around a hook: They are good for dry-flies, for emergers, for nymphs, for streamers and even for salmon flies or saltwater-patterns. I love them and think you will too! Marc Petitjean