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Clackamas Chrome

Trout with a fly in it's mouth

Snowmageddon 2017 was on the way, I just wanted to fish!

The News said it was going to snow and snow hard within the next few days. Nobody likes driving in the snow when it dumps 12 inches overnight and it’s Monday, so I headed down to the Clackamas River near Barton Park.

A trout with a fly in its mouth

Renzetti Master Vise Deluxe Pedestal Base

The reason they call this the "Master Vise" is because it prety much does it all! It will hold a hook securely from size #28 to a 10/0, it will help you tie tiny little knats to ginormous chickens on a hook!

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Bugs floating on water

Stonfo Dubbing Brush Device

This is the most popular dubbing brush construction tool on the market anywhere in the world.

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Fluoroflex Plus Tippet

Shrimpton

Shrimpton Steelhead Steelhead/Salmon fly; not to be confused with the famous super model, Jean Shrimpton. We would never use pictures of sexy women to entice you to our site. We all much prefer pictures of bright shiny fish.

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The Fly Fishing Shop's huge selection of fly tying material and tools

Maxima Tippet Ultragreen

Maxima Ultra Green is more supple, and is softer than either Chameleon or Clear. It is nearly invisible in most glacial river and lake water. It has good knot strength and is very popular for fishing nymphs or dry flies for trout.

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