What To Use For Fly Line?

Decorating By Elfie Updated 29 Sep 2009 , 2:08pm by this-mama-rocks

Elfie Posted 28 Sep 2009 , 4:51pm
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I am making a fishing creel with a reel next to it and I need to figure out how to make the fly line to go on the reel. I've seen pictures but I can't figure out what they are using for the fly line. It almost looks like spaghetti or licorice whips. Does anyone have any ideas?

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sari66 Posted 28 Sep 2009 , 7:29pm
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Use a piece of thin cooked spaghetti.

Elfie Posted 28 Sep 2009 , 8:56pm
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That's what I was thinking of...but wasn't sure if it would get moldy. I need to make it a couple of days in advance.

beachcakes Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 1:53pm
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I made a fishing rod for a fisherman's cake and ended up using real fishing line since I couldn't get anything else to cooperate!

MalibuBakinBarbie Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 2:05pm
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Just an idea... Could you do a thin drop string of ivory royal icing?

this-mama-rocks Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 2:08pm
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I ended up using a piece of dental floss for my deep sea fishing cake.

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