Petitjean Split Second Thread by Marc Petitjean. Designed to split easily
Perfect for making CDC dry flies and CDC nymphs, as well as any flies using using the dubbing loop and split technique.
8/0 200m spool
# 1 Cream - # 2 Grey - # 3 Olive - # 4 Black
The Petitjean Split Second Thread Set comes with all 4 colours
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Sure, here is a 300-word article on using this Thread for fly tying:
Petitjean Split Second Thread is a special 8/0 tying thread that is designed to be easily split for dubbing purposes. It is made from a high-quality nylon blend that is strong and durable, yet also very soft and pliable. This makes it ideal for creating realistic dubbing bodies on dry flies, nymphs, and other types of flies.
One of the main benefits of using Petitjean Split Second is that it is very easy to split. This is important for dubbing, as it allows you to create a very even and consistent dubbing body. The thread also has a very high memory, which means that it will hold its shape well even after being split.
Another benefit of using Split Second Thread is that it is very strong. This is important for dry flies, as they need to be able to withstand the rigors of being cast and retrieved. The thread is also very durable, so it will last for many fishing trips.
Finally, Petitjean Split Thread is very soft and pliable. This makes it easy to work with, and it also helps to create a very natural-looking dubbing body. The thread is also available in a variety of colors, so you can choose the right color for the fly you are tying.
Here are some tips for using Petitjean Thread for fly tying:
Use a sharp dubbing needle to split the thread. This will help to create a clean and even split.
Be careful not to over-split the thread. This can make the dubbing body look unnatural.
Use a small amount of dubbing at a time. This will help to prevent the dubbing from becoming too bulky.
Work the dubbing evenly around the hook shank. This will help to create a smooth and consistent dubbing body.
Petitjean Split Second Thread is a great choice for fly tying. It is easy to use, strong, durable, and available in a variety of colors. If you are looking for a high-quality thread for dubbing, Petitjean Split Second Thread is a great option.
Here are some of the most popular flies that can be tied with Petitjean thread:
Elk Hair Caddis
These are just a few of the many flies that can be tied with Petitjean Split Second. With a little creativity, you can tie a variety of other flies that will catch fish.