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Fly Tying Christmas Gift Ideas! 2018

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We get a lot of folks in the shop looking for Christmas gifts for their significant other, children, or family friend that ties flies, and they often are a little stumped on what to get them. There’s such a huge amount of gear, tools, and materials out there in the fly tying world, and it can often be intimidating to try and pick something out. We’ve put together a list of some of the latest gear that we think will all make great Christmas gifts for the fly tier in your life – here’s few of our favorite offerings from some...

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Bighorn River Trout Spey Trip 2017

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Steelhead fishing introduced us to Spey casting, and it’s become a bit of an obsession over the past several years. It’s a pretty cool feeling when you set up a cast, sweep around, pull your bottom hand and your flies go sailing across the currents nearly effortlessly. When a fish takes a swung fly, it’s a totally different experience than fishing with a typical nymph rig. Your flies and line are under constant tension, and you can steer your flies across the currents faster, slower, broadside or upstream depending on what the run and conditions dictate. You feel every time your...

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Beginning Fly Tying Classes! 11/7 and 11/21

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We’ve had a number of folks asking about beginning fly tying classes lately, so we decided to schedule a couple! You need no experience to attend these classes, and you don’t need to have any tools or materials either. That being said, feel free to bring your own stuff if you have it and want to use it. We will have two sessions next month – November 7th and November 21st. The class will run from 5-7, and you’ll learn how to tie a few basic but useful trout flies, as well as learning techniques that will serve as a great base for...

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New Fly Tying Videos

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Here’s a bunch of new fly tying videos. We have had these filmed for a while, but haven’t had a chance to publish them yet. We will get materials lists and each video categorized soon. In the mean time check out the latest and greatest. We are always working on new ideas for videos, however […]

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