Creating flashy tinsel bodies on streamers, ribbing classic salmon flies, or building a bold wingcase, UTC’s Holographic Flat Tinsel is a material that does it all. A great material for quickly and easily increasing flash, this tinsel has a holographic look that reflects lights and has a nice glitter effect. Super easy to work with, this flat tinsel comes in multiple sizes and both silver and gold so that you can tie your patterns exactly how you like.
UTC’s Holographic Flat Tinsel is a great choice anytime you’re looking to enhance flash, and it’s a material with many uses. This tinsel is commonly used as ribbing on large nymphs and classic streamer patterns as well as being used to create flashy bodies like that of a Muddler Minnow. UTC’s Holographic Flat Tinsel is also a material that can be worked into both salt and freshwater fly patterns.
Flat tinsels are a material that have been used in fly tying for years. One comparable item is Danville’s Flat Mylar Tinsel. This tinsel is also flat and comes in multiple sizes with one side being silver and the other gold. However, where it differs from UTC’s Holographic Flat Tinsel is that it’s a solid color and does not have the holographic properties that UTC’s Holographic Flat Tinsel has. So if you want a little extra flash in your patterns, UTC’s Holographic Flat Tinsel is the way to go.
UTC Holographic Flat Tinsel is a material that can be worked into a number of flies, from streamers to nymphs, this material can tie them all. One pattern that uses UTC Holographic Flat Tinsel is: