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Prom Dress Flies
Echo TR
Airflo Compact Skagit
Echo Ion Reels

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Prom Dress Flies Full Set           For $500 You Can Get A Lesson On How To Use Them!
Blue Blue & Copper Copper Fuchsia Purple
The Prom Dress Series of flies tied by Scott Howell has been around, but under cover, for several years. We first made them available in December, 2009. Mark landed a steelhead from the Sandy River with a Blue Prom Dress in the first hour of our initial test. Then they appeared in the widely acclaimed DVD Skagit Master II in January, 2011. What is going on now could be termed: "The Prom Dress Revolution" with many anglers buying them from us, and just as many tying their own. There is also quite a bit of innovation and new patterns emerging from steelhead anglers and guides such as the blue and copper version by Travis Johnson featured in the video below. The Prom Dress is here to stay and like the "Intruder" before it, is destined to be come a classic fly category.

Prom Dress, Blue/Copper
This version of the Prom Dress is the creation of Travis Johnson, who wanted to experiment with a color change on the lateral line. Most aquatic critters are dark on top and lighter toward the bottom. Because our home waters tend to be shallower than Southern Oregon Rivers, medium-weight, instead of heavy eyes are used. The fly has been very successful.
Prom Dress Blue & Copper
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37-0812-02K Prom Dress Fly, Blue/Copper 2 3 for $10.50 Sale Ended

Prom Dress, Blue
As a sport, fly fishing is the scientific exploration of the aquatic world with tools, which deliver information about game fish that no other equipment can render. Often this information is collected and the fish is released with a minimum amount of wear & tear. It survives to possibly be re-examined by someone else. Even the most experienced anglers are often reluctant to try to explain why anadromous salmonids will strike any fly while in fresh water. Nothing bright blue lives in the water with these fish. Maybe that's the key.

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PD-BLUE Prom Dress Fly, Blue 2 3 for $10.50 Sale Ended

Prom Dress, Copper
It's pretty safe to say that nothing in a bright metallic copper color lives in the rivers with your intended quarry either. Yet, copper colored wobblers are known to be deadly at times, especially in tannin colored water.

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PD-COPPER Prom Dress Fly, Copper 2 3 for $10.50 Sale Ended

Prom Dress, Fuchsia
What do they take this thing for, a cloud of blood, a pulsing squid, or something in their territory that makes them very angry? Fact is we have been told by a couple of fly fishers that are in the know, that this is the sleeper color.

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PD-FUSCHIA Prom Dress Fly, Fuchsia 2 Sale Ended

Prom Dress, Purple
When the light levels go dim, there are a great many things under water that turn purple. Maybe that is why purple is a such a successful theme in flies, because the color is so familiar.

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PD-PURPLE Prom Dress Fly, Purple 2 3 for $10.50 Sale Ended

Prom Dress Flies Complete Set, 15 flies in all.

Get three each, of all five colors of deadly Prom Dress Flies, and save a buck.
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PROMSET Prom Dress Flies Complete Set, 15 flies in all. $51.25 Sale Ended

ECHO TR
**Free Airflo Skagit Compact Shooting Head included with each rod.**

12' - 5/6 12.5' - 6/7 13' - 7/8 13.5' - 8/9 14' - 9/10 15' - 10/11
Echo 7130-4TR in action
One of Mark's clients landing a steelhead with an Echo TR7130.
Echo TR rods are incredible casting tools. TR stands for Tim Rajeff. Tim Rajeff likes to throw things like pine cones, rocks, golf balls and especially fly lines. He throws things with incredible speed and accuracy. He is always calculating how to make human powered projectiles travel faster.
Tim is a student of fly casting. His mind is continually quantifying how different parts of a cast influence total line speed. How does the rod/human connection influence fly line dynamics? How can rods be designed to produce even more line speed.
The TR Series of  2-hand rods is designed to fit a wide variety of casting styles. Skagit, Scandi and Skandit styles of casting are all easily accomplished with these rods. This disign approach produces rods that fits a wide range of applications in the field.  Depending on the line choice, each rod might convey several different actions. The cosmetics of TR (Tim Rajeff) Series are startling at first. There is no glitter. This series was designed for stealth and durability. The basic wear points on the handles are made from rubberized cork, which resists abrasion far better than natural cork, and thus remains easier on your hands. The color and finish on the blank is made to be totally non-reflective. The handle and fittings are very well made. The handle configuration is comfortable.
Echo also makes the popular Dec Hogan Series and Solo Series of Spey rods. The TR Series action is more authoritative than Dec's rods. Both series of rods are big boy stuff. Each design has validity and both designs will have their lasting fan clubs.
Echo TR rods feature:
Four piece travel design
Alignment dots for quick assembly
Premium grade cork handles with composite pressure zones
Handle lengths vary with each model
Black anodized reel seat
Matte army green blank
Black stripper and snake guides
Green Cordura case

ECHOTR5120

Length: 12'        Sections: 4       Line Weight 5

Grains: 330-420
This is a crossover rod that is a good choice for large trout and smaller steelhead. Tim's top picks in Airflo Lines that bring out the best performance with this Echo TR rod model are: Scandi Compact 330-grain, 40+ WF8 and Skagit Compact 420-grain.
Free Airflo Skagit Compact Shooting Head 420-grain included with this rod.

Item Series Line Wt. Action Handle Price To Top
ECHO-TR5120 TR 5 medium fast Standard $349.95 Sale Ended
Echo 5120-4 TR Outfit
This is a sweet outfit for late season summer steelhead on the Klickitat, Deschutes, John Day & Grand Ronde rivers. We have teamed up the Echo 12' - #5/6 rod with a 390-grain Aiflo Rage Compact line, Airflo Ridge Shooting Line, and Echo 8/10 Ion reel. This is an affordable, high performance combination that is very easy to learn how to cast. The rod comes with a hard rod case. The reel will be shipped with the line, leader and backing professionally installed.
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ECHO5120TR-KIT Echo 5120-4TR rod, Echo Ion 8/10 reel, Airflo Rage Compact 390-grain Shooting Head Line, Airflo Ridge Shooting Line, Backing and Tapered Steelhead Leader. $495.00 Sale Ended

ECHOTR6126
The trend in modern Spey rods is that they are getting shorter and lighter in weight. The Echo 6126-4TR rod is a good bet for many fisheries in the Pacific Northwest as well as the Great Lakes Region. The 6126-4TR has a silky smooth action and an agreeable disposition. It will handle very large steelhead, but feels really good with an average fish as well. This rod casts all the different lines, but is most comfortable with shorter shooting heads.

ECHOTR6126

Length: 12' 6"       Sections: 4       Line Weight 6

Grains: 390-480
This is a slightly larger crossover rod that is a good choice for large trout and medium steelhead where delicacy of presentation figures in to your strategy. Tim's top picks in Airflo Lines that bring out the best performance with this Echo TR rod model are: Scandi Compact 390-grain, Delta 6/7 and Skagit Compact 480-grain.
Free Airflo Skagit Compact Shooting Head 480-grain included with this rod.

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ECHO-TR6126 TR 6 medium fast Standard $349.95 Sale Ended

ECHOTR7130 Length: 13'        Sections: 4       Line Weight 7
Grains: 450-540
This is a very popular size for summer steelhead and smaller salmon. This will prove to be a great rod for Deschutes "A" Run steelhead. So far this model has attracted the most attention of any rod in this series. Tim's top picks in Airflo Lines that bring out the best performance with this Echo TR rod model are: Scandi Compact 450-grain, Delta 7/8 and Skagit Compact 540-grain.
Free Airflo Skagit Compact Shooting Head 540-grain included with this rod.
Item Series Line Wt. Action Handle Price To Top
ECHO-TR7130 TR 7 medium fast Standard $349.95 Sale Ended

ECHOTR8136 Length: 13' 6"       Sections: 4       Line Weight 8
Grains: 570-620
Maybe the ultimate size if you only (Heaven forbid) had one steelhead rod for winter and summer. This will prove to be a great rod for chucking wooly bugger size flies with sinking tip lines. Tim's top picks in Airflo Lines that bring out the best performance with this Echo TR rod model are: Scandi Regular 480-grain, Delta 8/9 and Skagit Compact 570-grain
Free Airflo Skagit Compact Shooting Head 570-grain included with this rod.
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ECHO-TR8136 TR 8 medium fast Standard $349.95 Sale Ended

ECHOTR9140 Length: 14'        Sections: 4       Line Weight 9

Grains: 630-750
Big water, big fish rod. This will prove to be a great rod for both winter steelhead and spring Chinooks. Has the backbone for throwing big flies with maximum sinking tip lines. Tim's top picks in Airflo Lines that bring out the best performance with this Echo TR rod model are: Delta 9/10 and Skagit Compact 630-grain.
Free Airflo Skagit Compact Shooting Head 630-grain included with this rod.

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ECHO-TR9140 TR 9 medium fast Standard $349.95 Sale Ended

ECHOTR10150 Length: 15'        Sections: 4       Line Weight 10

Grains: 700-800
Big powerfull rod with which to take command of big water and huge fish. A popular size of rod for parts of British Isle, British Columbia and Alaska. Has the backbone for throwing big flies with maximum sinking tip lines. Tim's top picks in Airflo Lines that bring out the best performance with this Echo TR rod model are: Delta 10/11.
Free Airflo Skagit Compact Shooting Head 720-grain included with this rod.

Item Series Line Wt. Action Handle Price To Top
ECHO-TR10150 TR 10 medium fast Standard $349.95 Sale Ended

Skagit Compact Heads          NEW! Complete Skagit Compact Head Kit



Airflo lines are very smooth!

Spey casting is easier to learn with instruction...
Spey casting is more easily learned with instruction.

New in 2008, this new shorter and more compact head instantly made a huge impact in both design influence and sales within the industry. It is still one of the most popular lines of its type in the world. The Skagit Compact heads were designed to make fishing in tough places easier. The heads were developed with the help of serious line nerds and Skagit guides like Dec Hogan, who made their living being able to get the fly down to the fish with limited room to make a "D" loop. These lines increment every 30 grains from 360 to 720, ensuring you will never need to cut and splice a line ever again. The heads range from 22 to 27 feet, come with the toughest loop design in the industry, and are now numbered and color coded so you will never need to confuse one line from another."
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SKC360MG

Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Gray 4/5
360-grain
22-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended

SKC390MG

Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Brown 5/6
390-grain
22-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended

SKC420MG

Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - White 5/6
420-grain
23-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
SKC450MG Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Tan 6/7
450-grain
23-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
SKC480MG Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Yellow 7/8
480-grain
24-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
SKC510MG Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Pink 7/8
510-grain
24-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
SKC540MG Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Orange 8/9
540-grain
25-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
SKC570MG Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Light Green 8/9
570-grain
25-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
SKC600MG Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color -  Dark Green 9/10
600-grain
27-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
SKC630MG Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Light Blue 9/10
630-grain
27-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
SKC660MG Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Dark Blue 9/10
660-grain
27-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
SKC720MG Airflo Skagit Compact Head, Loop Color - Purple 10/11
720-grain
27-feet
$54.95 Sale Ended
Airflo Skagit Compact Kit
This is the kit for the serious fly fisher who owns a set of spey rods and likes to fine tune their tackle for exacting presentations. This kit contains a full set of Airflo Skagit compact heads: 420, 450, 480, 510, 540, 570, 600, 630, 660 and 720 grain, and both 20lb. and 30lb. Ridge Shooting lines. Everything is organized in a sassy Airflo Line & Reel Case. There is plenty of extra room for a couple of Spey reels and an extra spool or two. There are pockets for extra shooting lines, leaders and tips. Everything is enclosed in a compact padded case. When you show up at the lodge with this outfit, everyone will know you are serious.
Airflo Skagit Compact Kit
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SKCKIT

Airflo Skagit Compact Kit $450.00 Sale Ended
Airflo Skagit Compact

Ion 2/3 Ion 4/5 Ion 5/6 Ion 7/9 Ion 8/10 Ion 10/12
The Echo Ion Reels are the best fly fishing reels we have seen in the less than $100 category. They are a hybrid design, in that they are injection molded cast aluminum, then they are machined to very exacting tolerances. This operation gives many of the benefits associated with reels that are machined from bar-stock, but with a huge reduction in manufacturing costs. This results in massive savings to the consumer (you). 
These reels contain ball bearings and a cork disc drag system, all of which are encapsulated in a waterproof carrier. The drag is smooth and fully adjustable. The reels are pained matte black. Internal parts are stainless steel.
These reels are strong enough for light saltwater use, but they are not anodized with anti corrosion coating. Extra care would be required in cleaning and lubricating all surfaces that come in contact with saltwater. Therefore we recommend these reels for freshwater use only. There are four sizes, two trout reels and two steelhead/Spey reels. For the two Spey size reels there is an optional one-and-a-half ounce solid brass drag knob sold as an accessory to add weight to allow these lightweight reels balance heavier two-hand rods. Ions will be popular for beginning anglers, guides who provide tackle and experienced anglers who need back-up tackle. There is great probability you will not be able to find a better deal on a reel unless you steal it.

Ion 2/3

Arbor diameter: 1.7"  Outside diameter: 2.9"  Width: .9"
Capacity: WF2F line with 100 yards of #20 backing
Capacity: WF3F line with 75 yards of #20 backing
Item Description Color Price To Top
ION-23R Echo Ion 2/3 Reel Matte Black $79.95 Sale Ended
ION-23S Echo Ion 2/3 Spool Matte Black $34.95 Sale Ended

Ion 4/5

Arbor diameter: 1.7"  Outside diameter: 3.4"  Width: 1.2"
Capacity: WF4F line with 175 yards of #20 backing
Capacity: WF5F line with 150 yards of #20 backing
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ION-45R Echo Ion 4/5 Reel Matte Black $79.95 Sale Ended
ION-45S Echo Ion 4/5 Spool Matte Black $34.95 Sale Ended

Ion 6/7

Arbor diameter: 2.1"  Outside diameter: 3.7"  Width: 1.2"
Capacity: WF6F line with 150 yards of #20 backing
Capacity: WF7F line with 135 yards of #20 backing
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ION-67R Echo Ion 6/7 Reel Matte Black $79.95 Sale Ended
ION-67S Echo Ion 6/7 Spool Matte Black $34.95 Sale Ended

Ion 7/9

Arbor diameter: 2.1"  Outside diameter: 3.9"  Width: 1.3"
Capacity: WF8F line with 200 yards of #20 backing
Capacity: WF9F line with 175 yards of #20 backing
Item Description Size Price To Top
ION-79R Echo Ion 7/9 Reel Matte Black $99.95 Sale Ended
ION-79S Echo Ion 7/9 Spool Matte Black $44.95 Sale Ended

Ion 8/10

Arbor diameter: 2.0"  Outside diameter: 3.9"  Width: 1.5"
Capacity: WF8F line with 250 yards of #30 backing
Capacity: WF10F line with 200 yards of #30 backing
Item Description Size Price To Top
ION-810R Echo Ion 8/10 Reel Matte Black $99.95 Sale Ended
ION-810S Echo Ion 8/10 Spool Matte Black $44.95 Sale Ended

Ion 10/12

Arbor diameter: 2.4"  Outside diameter: 4.7"  Width: 1.5"
Capacity: WF10F line with 250 yards of #30 backing
Capacity: WF12F line with 200 yards of #30 backing
Item Description Size Price To Top
ION-1012R Echo Ion 10/12 Reel Matte Black $99.95 Sale Ended
ION-1012S Echo Ion 10/12 Spool Matte Black $44.95 Sale Ended

Fish long & prosper,
Mark, Patty & Crew

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