Tinsel and Wire

Fly tying tinsel and wires come in a range of sizes and it is not always easy to figure out if its fat or thin, the fly tying tinsel guide below will help


Guide to tinsel sizes    
 Noinchesinchesmm
 1.0121/80 in0.30
FLATS Gold or Silver (Sizes 1-11)2.0151/64 in0.40
 3.0231/40 in0.60
LUREX Gold or Silver4.0301/32 in0.80
(Sizes 2,4,5)5.0401/25 in1.00
 6.0431/23 in1.10
LUREX (all colours)7.0481/21 in1.20
(Size 2 only)8.0521/19 in1.30
 9.0601/16 in1.60
EMBOSSED Gold or Silver10.0721/14 in1.80
(Sizes 3-11)11.0751/13 in1.90
 14.0201/45 in0.50
 15.0221/40 in0.55
OVALS (Flat Worm) Gold or Silver16.0301/32 in0.80
(Sizes 14-19)17.0351/28 in0.90
 18.0401/25 in1.00
 19.0581/15 in1.50
ROUND THREADS Gold or Silver20.0071/140 in0.20
(Sizes 20 and 21)21.0101/100 in0.35
LACE TWIST (3-ply cord)22.0161/64 in0.40
(Gold or Silver)23.0201/50 in0.50
(Sizes 22-24)24.0221/45 in0.55
WIRES Gold or Silver (Sizes 25-27)25.0061/165 in0.15
COPPER (Fine or Heavy)26.0051/200 in0.12
LEAD (Fine)27.0041/250 in0.10

Helpful Tips


Pearl Lurex

Pearl Lurex

Product Model: S11a

Pearl Lurex fly tying wrap, great for adding a bit of sparkle..

£1.20 Ex Tax: £1.00

Copper Wire

Copper Wire

Product Model: S11

Traditional copper wire for fly tying, prefect for the pheasant tail nymph and Grayling Bugs..

£1.60 Ex Tax: £1.33

Veniard Lead Wire

Veniard Lead Wire

Product Model: S14

The traditional way to weight a fishing fly with this lead wire from veniards. Two Sizes available i..

£1.70 Ex Tax: £1.42

Uni 2 Tone Mylar

Uni 2 Tone Mylar

Product Model: S5

Uni Extra Strong Flat Metallic fly tying tinsel. This tinsel is gold one one side and silver on the ..

£1.80 Ex Tax: £1.50

Uni Micro Tinsel

Uni Micro Tinsel

Product Model: S20

The Uni micro tinsel is another super Uni fly tying tinsel, so fine you can actually tie with it, go..

£1.99 Ex Tax: £1.66

Veniard Gold & Silver Wire

Veniard Gold & Silver Wire

Product Model: S13

Fly tying wire from Veniards, available in silver or gold with a choice of 3 sizes..

£1.99 Ex Tax: £1.66

UTC Ice Blue Pearl

UTC Ice Blue Pearl

Product Model: V14a

Flashback pearl tinsel from UTC with a Blue UV iridescence...

£2.15 Ex Tax: £1.79

Holographic Tinsel

Holographic Tinsel

Product Model: S4

This very popular Fly Tying tinsel is available in 8 colours and 3 sizes. Coloured multi reflective ..

£2.40 Ex Tax: £2.00

UTC Mirage

UTC Mirage

Product Model: S16

UTC Mirage is a highly reflective tinsel similar to "Mirror Flash" super for making your flash back ..

£2.65 Ex Tax: £2.21

UTC Ultra Wire

UTC Ultra Wire

Product Model: V29

This fly tying wire from UTC is top of the range, colour choice is fantastic. A soft, non tarnishing..

£2.65 Ex Tax: £2.21

UV Tail Flash

UV Tail Flash

Product Model: A21

A highly reflective pearl flash material for making your fishing flies, really reflects the light, g..

£3.00 Ex Tax: £2.50

Uni Soft Copper Wire - Coloured

Uni Soft Copper Wire - Coloured

Product Model: S9

Soft copper fly tying wire from Uni, very soft and easy to work with copper wire, with the choice of..

£3.25 Ex Tax: £2.71

Veniard Gold & Silver Oval Tinsel

Veniard Gold & Silver Oval Tinsel

Product Model: S15

Genuine french oval fly tying tinsel superb for ribbing, The Oval Tinsel is used on many popular fly..

£3.60 Ex Tax: £3.00

Uni French Oval Tinsel

Uni French Oval Tinsel

Product Model: S7

A top quality oval fly tying tinsel from Uni,The popular French oval Tinsel is a top quality product..

£4.40 Ex Tax: £3.67

Uni French Embossed

Uni French Embossed

Product Model: S6

This is a welcome addition to any fly tyers range. Uni have produced an excellent embossed tinsel, w..

£5.80 Ex Tax: £4.83

French Twist Tinsel

French Twist Tinsel

Product Model: nopeg

French twist tinsel for fly tying, a round twist thread. Used in a lot of traditional salmon pattern..

£6.10 Ex Tax: £5.08

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