Some fly tying materials are standard: marabou for steelhead flies, bunny strips for streamers and sculpins, and Chinese hackle for tarpon flies. Tiemco's 5263 is the standard fly tying hook choice for streamers that require just a little more length to get them going! The TMC 5263 fly tying hook has the same classic and functional specifications as the TMC 5262, but is constructed with a 3X long shank. The Tiemco TMC 5263 is available in hook sizes #12 to #2. Get after it and strip some streamers!
Tiemco's TMC 5263 is an excellent fly tying hook for tying nymphs and streamers. It sports a Perfect bend and a down eye that will help your subsurface fly patterns swim properly. It's sturdy 2X heavy and 3X long construction make it an extremely durable choice for when the big fish come out and chomp on your flies! The TMC 5263 is available in hook sizes #12 to #2 and is especially useful for streamer patterns that require just a little extra material to make them swim.
- Down eye
- 3X long
- 2X heavy
- Perfect bend
- #12 to #2
- Nymph and streamer patterns
Leland on TMC 5263
Sometimes your streamers just need a little something else to make them swim. Usually, this means more material, and when you've got to add a little more to make those important strips count, reach for a pack of Tiemco's TMC 5263 fly tying hooks. The down eye is perfect for allowing your flies to swim properly and the Perfect bend will help your hook ups go off without a hitch. These hooks may swim well and look good, but that's not all. In addition to their fishability and pleasing aesthetic design, the TMC 5263 fly tying hooks are built like tanks. At 2X heavy, these hooks will take any beating those big saltwater monsters can dish out!
Leland on Tiemco
Since the company's founding on 1 December, 1969, Tiemco Limited has been designing and manufacturing superb fishing gear. In its nearly 50 years of operation, innovation, growth, and service, Teimco has accomplished a great deal for the fishing industry as a whole. From its perch in cosmopolitan and bustling Tokyo, Japan, Tiemco has introduced countless fishing products from tackle to clothing to fly and line floatant products. In 1976, Tiemco opened the first fly fishing school and education program in Japan's storied fishing history, helping the surge fly fishing's popularity among Japanese sporting enthusiasts.
Today, among other creative and productive fishing enterprises, Tiemco has positioned itself as the World's leader in premium grade fly fishing hooks. Tiemco's consistent creativity and attention to detail shines clearly in the brilliant and functional designs of its premium fly tying hooks.
From a design perspective, Tiemco has never missed the mark. Offering a range of hooks perfectly sized, weighted, and shaped for the widest variety of fly fishing situations, Tiemco has the most comprehensive line of fly tying hooks the market has ever witnessed. In addition to solid and functional design, Tiemco has never shied from technological advancement. Most recently Tiemco has introduced the chemically sharpened Super Point on it's best hooks. The Super Point series of hooks from Tiemco remain sharp hook up after hook up and are specially designed to pierce the mouth of even the toughest fish cleanly and quickly.
Design aside, quality control is a top priority for Tiemco. Throughout our experiences at the fly tying bench, we've had the opportunity to tie tons of flies on tons of hooks. With Tiemco fly tying hooks, we've never cracked or snapped a shank, found a misshapen or unclosed hook eye, or found a tarnished or poorly finished hook. Period.
From trout to tarpon, in freshwater or saltwater, for bass poppers or Micro Mayflies, we choose Tiemco hooks over the other competitor's best efforts. Teimco hooks are simply the best hooks we've ever clamped in our fly tying vises, and we think you'll agree.
Tiemco on Tiemco
"Tiemco's advanced method has revolutionized the design and manufacture of fly hooks. Tiemco has become the world-wide leader by introducing new hook styles that let flies appear more life-like and by pioneering new manufacturing processes, such as chemical sharpening that improve hook performance.
Each year we add new hook designs, extending the range of our hooks to meet the expanding needs of innovative fly tyers.
Each Tiemco hook style is designed specifically to satisfy the most demanding customers in the world: the fly tyers who depend on Tiemco hooks. Tiemco fly tying hooks are made with fly fishing in mind. And since a sharp, strong hook may be the single most important component in your fly fishing gear, we believe it makes perfect sense to choose the best hooks in the world!