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  • If you are used to fumbling with materials to get them to lay nicely in a composite loop, then these ...
    If you are used to fumbling with materials to get them to lay nicely in a composite loop, then these are for you!  Prep the materials in the clamp, trim the ends and you are ready to spin.  These clamps are seriously handy for any fly you want to make with a dubbing loop.
  • Flat Waxed Nylon is our favorite all around fly tying thread. It is super strong, lays flat, and the ...
    Flat Waxed Nylon is our favorite all around fly tying thread. It is super strong, lays flat, and the colors are ideal for Alaska flies. We recommend it for any flies with lead eyes. 100 yard spools.
  • 4-Strand Floss makes beautiful bodies on salmon flies. It lays very flat and the colors are amazingl ...
    4-Strand Floss makes beautiful bodies on salmon flies. It lays very flat and the colors are amazingly vibrant. As the name implies, this floss comes off the spool in four separate strands. 20 yards per spool.
  • The barbless Ahrex Jig Hook is one of our favorite hooks for smolt flies in the smaller sizes and sc ...
    The barbless Ahrex Jig Hook is one of our favorite hooks for smolt flies in the smaller sizes and sculpin flies in the larger sizes.  They are barbless from the factory and chemically sharpened, these things are sharp!  This is a great hook option for flies like the Fryolator.
  • This hook is great as a hook for tube flies, stinger flies and a short shank baitfish fly.  The sli ...
    This hook is great as a hook for tube flies, stinger flies and a short shank baitfish fly.  The slight upturn of the hook point helps keep fish connected.
  • Tie up 20 AK Clousers in a variety of colors and sizes. The AK Clouser is a killer spring trout and ...
    Tie up 20 AK Clousers in a variety of colors and sizes. The AK Clouser is a killer spring trout and Dolly Varden fly that has proven itself over the years. From freshwater to estuaries & saltwater beaches, the AK Clouser lights 'em up!
  • Ready to tie your go to salmon or steelhead Dolly Llama? Now you can do it up with fancy colored con ...
    Ready to tie your go to salmon or steelhead Dolly Llama? Now you can do it up with fancy colored cones! The 3/8" cones are perfect for #2 and #4 Dolly Llamas. 15 per pack.
  • Alaska Fly Tying Kit

    $229.95$419.99
    Everything you need to learn how to tie flies! With the contents of this kit, plus a series of instr ...
    Everything you need to learn how to tie flies! With the contents of this kit, plus a series of instructional videos on our website, you will learn how to tie flies that catch fish in Alaska. Kit includes a vise, tool kit, head cement, hooks, sample flies and all the materials you need to tie the Beadhead Wooly Bugger, Hareball Leech and Clouser Minnow.
  • Alec Jackson Spey Hooks are considered by many tiers to be the most beautiful and functional salmon ...
    Alec Jackson Spey Hooks are considered by many tiers to be the most beautiful and functional salmon fly hooks. They have a perfectly curved shank and tapered loop eye. 10 hooks per pack.
  • Angel Hair is a very fine and very flashy wing material. It is ideal for baitfish imitations, Clouse ...
    Angel Hair is a very fine and very flashy wing material. It is ideal for baitfish imitations, Clouser Minnows, or chopped up and mixed with your favorite dubbing. It is slightly uneven in length and runs 6"-8".
  • Check out these sweet dumbell eyes from Aqua Flies. These are the same eyes they use on their Intrud ...
    Check out these sweet dumbell eyes from Aqua Flies. These are the same eyes they use on their Intruders and Mini Intruders and the fluorescent colors are really eye popping. They are constructed of brass with a powder coating and come in 4 killer colors and 2 sizes. 20 eyes per pack.
  • Aqua Talon Swing Hook

    $11.99$14.99
    If you are looking for the perfect salmon fly stinger hook, this is it. The Aqua Talon Swing hooks w ...
    If you are looking for the perfect salmon fly stinger hook, this is it. The Aqua Talon Swing hooks were designed by Jerry French (of Intruder fly fame) and Aqua Flies. They are super sharp, feature just the right wire diameter to penetrate easily without sacrificing strength, and have a micro barb that can be left in tact or flattened easily. 25 per pack.
  • The arrow point scissor has a very fine point for making accurate cuts. Its 3.5" total length makes ...
    The arrow point scissor has a very fine point for making accurate cuts. Its 3.5" total length makes it one of our more compact scissors and is very easy to tie with in your hand. 
  • The original eye and still used on lots of patterns. Bead chain is especially effective when you don ...
    The original eye and still used on lots of patterns. Bead chain is especially effective when you don't want too much weight on your fly. Simply cut pairs of eyes with a set of diagonals and wrap figure-eight style to secure them. We use them on our Salmon Fry, Humpy Hooker and many other patterns. Silver or Gold.
  • Blue Fox Tail makes wonderfully supple tails and wings on salmon and trout flies. It also can be put ...
    Blue Fox Tail makes wonderfully supple tails and wings on salmon and trout flies. It also can be put in a dubbing loop and made into a collar. All colors have dark tips. i.e. the pink is mostly pink in color with dark brownish tips.
  • A very nice quality bobbin threader from Stonfo of Italy. The higher quality wire and components in ...
    A very nice quality bobbin threader from Stonfo of Italy. The higher quality wire and components in the Stonfo threader will last much longer than basic threaders. 
  • You'll be glad you have a few of these on your tying bench. Very handy for threading bobbins or pull ...
    You'll be glad you have a few of these on your tying bench. Very handy for threading bobbins or pulling thread underneath itself. It can also be used to finish off guides when spinning your own rod blanks.
  • If you are cutting braid for strung out flies, Dolly Llamas, etc check out these scissors. A great w ...
    If you are cutting braid for strung out flies, Dolly Llamas, etc check out these scissors. A great way to cut braid without ruining your good scissors.
  • These Brass Coneheads are designed to fit over Small (3/32") and Large (1/8") diameter tubes. They a ...
    These Brass Coneheads are designed to fit over Small (3/32") and Large (1/8") diameter tubes. They are a great way to add some action to your tube flies. Color choices are Black or Brass. 10 per pack.
  • Gold Brass Cones (Coneheads) give great action, weight and shine to salmon and trout patterns. We es ...
    Gold Brass Cones (Coneheads) give great action, weight and shine to salmon and trout patterns. We especially like them on patterns such as Alaskabous to take them to the next level. 24 cones per pack. Notes on selecting a size: the 3/16" is for trout flies, the 1/4" is the standard size for conehead salmon flies like Popsicles, Kandy Kanes, Alaskabous, as well as #6 Dolly Llamas.
  • When your streamer, sculpin, leech or deep-running minnow needs more weight than a bead head, brass ...
    When your streamer, sculpin, leech or deep-running minnow needs more weight than a bead head, brass cones (coneheads) are just the ticket.
  • A hair stacker is a must if you are tying with calftail, arctic fox, elk hair, or any other material ...
    A hair stacker is a must if you are tying with calftail, arctic fox, elk hair, or any other material where an even wing is necessary. This machined brass stacker is heavy enough to comfortably stack hair wings.
  • Hot Cones have a baked-on enamel finish and are much more durable than a painted cone. These make aw ...
    Hot Cones have a baked-on enamel finish and are much more durable than a painted cone. These make awesome "Hot Cone" Egg Sucking Leeches and buggers. Size is 1/4" which fits #2 - #6 hooks perfectly. 15 cones per pack. Colors are Hot Pink, Chartreuse Green, and Hot Orange.
  • The Brassie Hair Packer is simple to use and very effective. Using a hair packer will make your spun ...
    The Brassie Hair Packer is simple to use and very effective. Using a hair packer will make your spun deerhair flies much denser and the bodies smoother. The model we offer is the 3/64" model and accomodates hooks form #1 - #8.
  • A Brooch Pin is a very nice way to present one of your carefully tied salmon flies. The hook is a si ...
    A Brooch Pin is a very nice way to present one of your carefully tied salmon flies. The hook is a size #1. One per pack.
  • The Bucktail Combo Pack is a great way to get a good selection of bucktail colors without buying who ...
    The Bucktail Combo Pack is a great way to get a good selection of bucktail colors without buying whole tails. Contains six different pieces of bucktail.
  • This custom pack of bucktail pieces contains the colors you need to tie the Honey Hole fly in Pink/O ...
    This custom pack of bucktail pieces contains the colors you need to tie the Honey Hole fly in Pink/Orange, Olive/White and All White. Each pack has a portion of a bucktail in Hot Pink, Hot Orange, Olive and White. This a good way to tie a variety of colors without having to buy a full bucktail in each color.
  • These are prime quality northern bucktails that are dyed in great colors. They are ideal for baitfis ...
    These are prime quality northern bucktails that are dyed in great colors. They are ideal for baitfish flies, Clouser Minnows, and all kinds of wings and tails. The tails average an overall length of 12". The fibers are generally 3" - 4.5" inches in length allowing you to tie nice, long streamers.
  • These prime quality bucktails are a bit smaller than the  Large Northern Bucktails, but they have p ...
    These prime quality bucktails are a bit smaller than the  Large Northern Bucktails, but they have plenty of great tying hair on them. They are ideal for baitfish flies, Clouser Minnows, and all kinds of wings and tails. They tails average an overall length of 10" and the fibers are 3" - 4" in length. You can tie a lot of nice flies with these tails!
  • Silky Bunnybou Strips come from a special breed of rabbit. The fibers of the fur is shorter than sta ...
    Silky Bunnybou Strips come from a special breed of rabbit. The fibers of the fur is shorter than standard rabbit, but packed with under fur. This creates a denser profile while keeping the incredible motion that only comes from rabbit fur! This is quickly becoming one of our favorites. Use it in place of standard rabbit in your flesh flies, as a body on mouse flies or use it as a collar prop in flies like Intruders. Killer stuff!! Each pack contains two 12 inch strips.
  • Cactus Chenille in Large is our choice for large salmon fly bodies. Use this for  Mr. BoDangles< ...
  • Medium Cactus Chenille is best on smaller salmon and trout flies where you want the flash and textur ...
    Medium Cactus Chenille is best on smaller salmon and trout flies where you want the flash and texture but you don't need the bulk of Large Cactus Chenille. Grear for patterns like the Kilowatt and smaller Hareball Leech
  • Calf Tail is a slightly crinkly natural material that makes beautiful wings on medium and small salm ...
    Calf Tail is a slightly crinkly natural material that makes beautiful wings on medium and small salmon flies. We recommend using a hair stacker to even Calf Tail before tying it in as a wing.
  • Medium Chenille is the standard material for Wooly Bugger and salmon fly bodies. Color fast dye won' ...
    Medium Chenille is the standard material for Wooly Bugger and salmon fly bodies. Color fast dye won't wash out. The Fl. Shrimp Pink is our go to color for Egg Sucking Leech heads.
  • Coastal Blacktail deer hair is ideal for spinning as well as for wings. Very nice quality hair on a ...
    Coastal Blacktail deer hair is ideal for spinning as well as for wings. Very nice quality hair on a soft tanned skin. Color is Dark Brown as shown on the far left in the photo.
  • If you are tying the Alaskan Omelet, Copper Swan or anything where a stout, curved shank hook is nee ...
    If you are tying the Alaskan Omelet, Copper Swan or anything where a stout, curved shank hook is needed, this is your hook!
  • Craft Fur is a super supple streamer hair that makes great baitfish and streamer patterns. This is t ...
    Craft Fur is a super supple streamer hair that makes great baitfish and streamer patterns. This is the longest and fullest hair we have found. We use it in our Coho-A-Go-Go flies as well as fry imitations. Craft fur hair averages 2 1/2" - 3" in length. Each package has a  5" X 5" Patch.
  • Crazy Legs are the best silicone legs we have seen. Whether used as a lightweight skirt, collar on s ...
    Crazy Legs are the best silicone legs we have seen. Whether used as a lightweight skirt, collar on stinger-style steelhead flies, or as a tail material, Crazy Legs make a hot looking fly. Plus the silicone doens't deteriorate as quickly as rubber legs so your flies will last longer.
  • Cross Eyed Cones will get your flies down deep and the recessed area will accept 3-D or Prismatic Ey ...
    Cross Eyed Cones will get your flies down deep and the recessed area will accept 3-D or Prismatic Eyes. Come in Nickel or Black. 10 per pack.
  • Gold Cyclops Bead Heads are machined from brass and have two-hole diameters. Durable finish won't ta ...
    Gold Cyclops Bead Heads are machined from brass and have two-hole diameters. Durable finish won't tarnish. 25 per pack.
  • Cyclops Bead Heads are machined from brass and have two-hole diameters. Durable finish won't tarnish ...
    Cyclops Bead Heads are machined from brass and have two-hole diameters. Durable finish won't tarnish. 25 per pack.
  • The Daiichi 1760 Curved Nymph hook is quickly becoming a favorite for steelhead shrimp patterns as w ...
    The Daiichi 1760 Curved Nymph hook is quickly becoming a favorite for steelhead shrimp patterns as well as traditional trout nymphs. It is 2X long and on stout 2X heavy wire. 25 per pack.
  • The Daiichi 2141 is a heavy wire, straight eye salmon hook. They are ideal for Starlite Leeches and ...
    The Daiichi 2141 is a heavy wire, straight eye salmon hook. They are ideal for Starlite Leeches and other flies where a straight eye is desired. The limerick bend keeps hooked fish on the line. 10 hooks per pack.
  • The Daiichi 2553 is our favorite octopus-style red hook. It is heavier wire than some of the other b ...
    The Daiichi 2553 is our favorite octopus-style red hook. It is heavier wire than some of the other brands and is much less likely to straighten out on a big fish. 15 hooks per pack. We tie many of our sockeye flies on this hook.
  • Black Dazl Eyes give your fly a stealth bomber look. When you want lead eyes but in a toned-down way ...
    Black Dazl Eyes give your fly a stealth bomber look. When you want lead eyes but in a toned-down way, go with these. Dazl Eyes are perfectly machined from non-toxic brass and are more durable than lead. 25 per pack except 7/32" which has 20.
  • The default eye for all your tying needs. Dazl Eyes are perfectly machined from non-toxic brass and ...
    The default eye for all your tying needs. Dazl Eyes are perfectly machined from non-toxic brass and are more durable than lead. 25 per pack except 7/32" which has 20.  
  • The Nickel Dazl Eyes are our choice for Clouser Minnows, Lead-Eye Leeches and all variety of salmon ...
    The Nickel Dazl Eyes are our choice for Clouser Minnows, Lead-Eye Leeches and all variety of salmon flies. Dazl Eyes are perfectly machined from non-toxic brass and are more durable than lead. 25 per pack except 7/32" which has 20.
  • Deer Belly Hair is ideal for spinning bodies. These strips are high quality and dyed in vivid colors ...
    Deer Belly Hair is ideal for spinning bodies. These strips are high quality and dyed in vivid colors. Great for Pollywogs, mouse patterns, pike flies, bass bugs and more.
  • Diamond Braids are a sparkly low-profile body material that are wrapped around the hook shank to cre ...
    Diamond Braids are a sparkly low-profile body material that are wrapped around the hook shank to create the body. They really make flies "pop", but is not overly flashy. Ideal for patterns such as Flash Flies, shrimp patterns, Montana Bills, Money Bugs, fry and smolt bodies,  and more.
  • All the materials you need to tie 20 of the hottest salmon flies in Alaska! We made these kits up so ...
    All the materials you need to tie 20 of the hottest salmon flies in Alaska! We made these kits up so you can tie five each of Black & White, Pink & White, Chartreuse & White and Tutti Fruiti Dolly Llamas. Each kit includes a 20 front sacrificial hooks, 20 3/8" silver coneheads, 20 feet of connector material, Gamakatsu L11S-3H rear hooks, seven packs of magnum 1/4" wide rabbit strips, a full pack of Pearl Saltwater Flashabou, Flat Waxed Nylon thread and a sample fly. Check our our video on how to tie the Dolly Llama and get to it!
  • All the materials you need to tie 20 of the hottest trout flies in Alaska! We made these kits up so ...
    All the materials you need to tie 20 of the hottest trout flies in Alaska! We made these kits up so you can tie five each of Black & White, Olive & White, Brown & Olive and All White Dolly Llamas. Each kit includes a 20 front sacrificial hooks, 20 3/8" silver coneheads, 20 feet of connector material, Gamakatsu L11S-3H rear hooks, seven packs of magnum 1/4" wide rabbit strips, a full pack of Pearl Saltwater Flashabou, Flat Waxed Nylon thread and a sample fly. Check our our video on how to tie the Dolly Llama and get to it!
  • Double Pupil Lead Eyes

    $3.99$4.99
    These double painted pupil lead eyes give your flies contrast and depth. With a variety of sizes and ...
    These double painted pupil lead eyes give your flies contrast and depth. With a variety of sizes and colors, these eyes are perfect for both saltwater and freshwater flies.
  • Made for powerful cutting tasks the Dr. Slick Synthetic Scissor are great for tying flies that requi ...
    Made for powerful cutting tasks the Dr. Slick Synthetic Scissor are great for tying flies that require cutting a lot of material.  These work great for cutting bucktail, synthetic fibers, and wool.  These compliment all-purpose scissors nicely, ensuring your more delicate scissors stay sharp longer.
  • These Grizzly Hackle half patches are perfect for tying a variety of flies including steelhead and k ...
    These Grizzly Hackle half patches are perfect for tying a variety of flies including steelhead and king intruders, Alaska sized dry flies and buggers.

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