After tying on a new fly when fly fishing, you need to trim the excess string.
As this needs to happen every time, what tool(s) would make the job easier?
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You need something that works with a pinching motion and is on a lanyard for easy access.
Fingernail clippers will work, and there are also fishing specific clippers.
Knives would require two hands and scissors like on a multitool need to be opened with both. Clippers on the other hand are easy to work with just one hand.
Why not just use these. Most people hat a set of these with them all the time ;-)