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Choosing the Right Fly Line

Choosing the Right Fly Line

A brief history of fly line development...

The Chinese are credited with penning the first mention of fly fishing around 4,000 years ago, but there were no disclosures about how their lines were made. When fly fishing was mentioned in English writing (1496) fly lines were made from horse tail hairs plaited together. There is no mention of fly casting as we now know it. By the 1700's horse tail hairs were braided to construct fly lines and continued to be made that way until the early 1800's when strands of silk were added to the mix...

Buff Multifunctional Headwear

Buffs as Face Covers

Coronavirus Pandemic...if you gotta cover up...do it in style! Protect yourself, and protect others by covering your mouth and nose. IT IS the right thing to do. And it's just good manners...

Keep Safe!

Natural Grizzly Mini Marabou

Natural Grizzly Mini Marabou

Who said that storks and turkeys have a monopoly marabou. Marabou is actually bird insulation, and these small fluffy feathers are barred rock chicken underwear...

Stock Up!

Arctic Fox Tail Pieces

Arctic Fox Tail Pieces

Each tail-piece is about 1-inch thick segment of the tail with enough premium hair to tie dozens of high-quality flies. 13 colors to choose from...

Get Tying!

Western Mayfly Hatches

Western Mayfly Hatches

If you could get only one book on mayfly hatches, how to match them, and how to fish them, this would be the book to get...

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