by Jen Ripple
What is a Whip Finisher?
A whip finisher is a knot tying tool for a fly tier. This tool is very easy to use but still seems to mystify many out there. To learn how to use a whip finisher click here.
A whip finish is a great way to finish a fly with a knot and not need to add head cement to the fly. Unlike a series of half hitch knots, a properly executed whip finish should not come apart.