UTC Ultra Wire

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UTC Ultra wire is a non-tarnishing copper-based wire used for ribbing, weight, flash, dubbing brush wire, and as a body component on nymphs and streamers. This high quality wire is an essential material for tying the world famous Copper John. Flies can be tied completely out of Ultra Wire, or wrap two different colors together for banded, segmented bodies. Ultra Wire is the hottest wire in fly tying and comes in 4 sizes and a ton of great colors.

  • Extra Small - For ribbing on size 20 or smaller flies (.0040" / 38 gauge)
  • Small - An all-purpose size for most fly tying needs (.0063" / 34 gauge)
  • Brassie - For wire body flies in the 18-22 range and most trout flies (.0080" / 32 gauge)
  • Medium - For ribbing on size 8-12 nymphs (.0126" / 28 gauge)