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  • The Smhaen Tungsten Carbide Scissor has large comfortable loops and extremely sharp blades.  These ...
    The Smhaen Tungsten Carbide Scissor has large comfortable loops and extremely sharp blades.  These are the best general-purpose scissors around.
  • The Smhaen Material Guard is a great tool for patterns where you risk pulling materials into a compo ...
    The Smhaen Material Guard is a great tool for patterns where you risk pulling materials into a composite loop.  This will quickly become one of your favorite fly-tying tools.
  • The Smhaen standard bobbin is our new favorite bobbin.  Not since the old C&F bobbins have, we ...
    The Smhaen standard bobbin is our new favorite bobbin.  Not since the old C&F bobbins have, we been so excited about a premium thread holder.  Perfect weight and balance.
  • EP Chromatic Brush is the same size as the foxy brush but with a little more flash.  Great for intr ...
    EP Chromatic Brush is the same size as the foxy brush but with a little more flash.  Great for intruders and other salmon/steelhead swinging flies. Each pack contains 6 - 10" brushes.
  • MFC Kreelex Fish Flash Blend mixes your favorite colors of Kreelex together for a dynamic flash patt ...
    MFC Kreelex Fish Flash Blend mixes your favorite colors of Kreelex together for a dynamic flash pattern for your favorite streamer flies.  The blend packs can replace several individual colors for the ultimate in efficiency.
  • The standard Kreelex Fish Flash really adds some live and shimmer to the best streamers around.  No ...
    The standard Kreelex Fish Flash really adds some live and shimmer to the best streamers around.  Not only is it a great sub for Krystal Flash, but it works as bucktail for extremely flowy baitfish patterns.
  • MFC Sparkle Dumbbell Eyes are similar to Spirit River Real Eyes just with more pop.  The flashy col ...
    MFC Sparkle Dumbbell Eyes are similar to Spirit River Real Eyes just with more pop.  The flashy colorful pupil adds a little something extra and the colors match well with popular streamer colors.
  • MFC Strung Barred Ostrich is only the best and longest ostrich fibers.  Great for a composite loop ...
    MFC Strung Barred Ostrich is only the best and longest ostrich fibers.  Great for a composite loop or wings on salmon, steelhead and baitfish flies.
  • MFC Bunny Brushes are absolutely perfect for finishing heads on a range of minnow patterns.  Also m ...
    MFC Bunny Brushes are absolutely perfect for finishing heads on a range of minnow patterns.  Also makes great body segments for various other leech and sculpin type patterns.
  • That super extra fast sink tip not doing the trick? Feel like you need a hand granade to get down? W ...
    That super extra fast sink tip not doing the trick? Feel like you need a hand granade to get down? With the new 6.3 mm Spawn Fly Fish Super Beads you’ll be down in a hurry! Take your  jig flies to the next level with a 2 gram slotted bead.  Your flies will no longer wash out of those deep fast slot where you know that monster steelhead or coho is waiting to gulp down your fly.
    • Bead Size: 6.3 mm (1/4 in)
    • Bead Weight: 2 g (0.07 oz)
    • Available Colors: Black Nickel, Fluorescent Hot Salmon Pink and Chartreuse
    • 10 Super Beads Per Package
    • Use with jig hooks sizes 1/o-3/o like the Gamakatsu 90° Jig Hook
  • These silicone legs are a perfect replacement for the original rubber legs.  They are truly round b ...
    These silicone legs are a perfect replacement for the original rubber legs.  They are truly round but they are made from silicone and will not degrade over time like rubber does.
  • This super strong down eye hook is the ticket for a variety of trout streamers.  Use the larger siz ...
    This super strong down eye hook is the ticket for a variety of trout streamers.  Use the larger sizes for salmon flies such as the Starlite Leech.
  • This big game hook from Gamakatsu is tin plated for excellent corrosion resistance.  These hooks ar ...
    This big game hook from Gamakatsu is tin plated for excellent corrosion resistance.  These hooks are great for big saltwater flies in both Alaska and a variety of warm water locations.
  • 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.
  • The new and improved shank from Fish-Skull.  These shanks are used for the wildly popular "Game Cha ...
    The new and improved shank from Fish-Skull.  These shanks are used for the wildly popular "Game Changer" style of fly.  They work equally well for salmon/steelhead type intruder flies.
  • 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.
  • Liquid thread with a brush applicator. ...
    Liquid thread with a brush applicator.
  • Fletch-Tite Platinum is hands down the best adhesive we have found for securing stick-on eyes to fli ...
    Fletch-Tite Platinum is hands down the best adhesive we have found for securing stick-on eyes to flies.  This glue was designed to securely hold arrow fletching's to the arrow shaft.  This translates into a glue that holds!  No more casting or smashing off eyes such as the Fish Skull living eyes.  Try it today, this is the last eye glue you will ever need.
  • Loon's UV Clear Fly Finish in Thick is used for creating the round "epoxy" style heads. It cures ins ...
    Loon's UV Clear Fly Finish in Thick is used for creating the round "epoxy" style heads. It cures instantly when you hit it with a UV light. The Thick resin dries slighly tacky and should have a thin layer of Flow applied for the finish. Use this for attaching eyes on saltwater and baitfish patterns. Comes with an applicator brush as well as two tapered applicator tips. Loon Flow won't dry up in the bottle on you! 1/2 oz bottle.  
  • Hareline's Flat Lead Free Wire is great for adding to fly patterns that need the extra weight withou ...
    Hareline's Flat Lead Free Wire is great for adding to fly patterns that need the extra weight without the bulk, or it can be added to the leader as an alternative to split shot
  • 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.
  • This new dubbing spinner offers exceptional line control in a small package.  The reverse tweezer s ...
    This new dubbing spinner offers exceptional line control in a small package.  The reverse tweezer style hooks allow you to furl materials as well as keeping a tight thread grip to keep everything positioned in the loop.
  • They don't call it Power Thread for nothing! Veevus70 is a great alternative to 6/0 standard threads ...
    They don't call it Power Thread for nothing! Veevus70 is a great alternative to 6/0 standard threads. It lays smaller, and is super strong for when you are tying on your dazl of beadchain eyes.
  • 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.
  • The Kopter Absolute Scissor is one of the best new tying scissors on the market!  Micro serrations ...
    The Kopter Absolute Scissor is one of the best new tying scissors on the market!  Micro serrations help with clean cuts in a variety of different materials.  If you are looking to upgrade your tying scissors these are awesome!
  • This tinsel really goes above and beyond the standard gold/silver.  Use it as a body on sparse intr ...
    This tinsel really goes above and beyond the standard gold/silver.  Use it as a body on sparse intruder style flies or as a replacement for magnum flashabou.
  • The Kona Xss is one of our go to hooks for shorter shank streamers and topwater patters such as the ...
    The Kona Xss is one of our go to hooks for shorter shank streamers and topwater patters such as the AK Gurgler and Polywog. Awesome economical hook for tyers trying to get the best performance without breaking the bank.
  • This Grizzly Hair is a great replacement for your standard bucktail used in baitfish patterns like A ...
    This Grizzly Hair is a great replacement for your standard bucktail used in baitfish patterns like AK Clouser Minnows.  Ultra fine and sheds water like a champ!
  • If you are looking for a synthetic material that has a ton of movement then look no further.  The F ...
    If you are looking for a synthetic material that has a ton of movement then look no further.  The Faux Fox Hair is the full-length version of the Faux Fox Brush.  Use these for baitfish, wings on intruders, or spin it in a dubbing loop for unreal motion in the water.
  • This pack of saddles from Hareline Dubbin is perfect for salmon and steelhead flies.  It includes f ...
    This pack of saddles from Hareline Dubbin is perfect for salmon and steelhead flies.  It includes four different colors to cover all your anadromous tying needs.  Not do these colorful saddles lend themselves to amazing intruder flies, but they can add a nice pop to attractor baitfish patterns.  The grizzly barring imitates parr marks on a wide range of baitfish species.
  • These barred ostrich drabs are great for tying a range of flies.  Intruders, baitfish, and leeches ...
    These barred ostrich drabs are great for tying a range of flies.  Intruders, baitfish, and leeches all will benefit from the black barring, adding a nice contrast to your fly.  Each pack contains two feathers.
  • 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!
  • The 1/69th Mirage Lateral Scale is our favorite flash for baitfish patterns.  Similar to regular la ...
    The 1/69th Mirage Lateral Scale is our favorite flash for baitfish patterns.  Similar to regular lateral scale but in a narrower width to ensure great motion in the water.  A little goes a long way when tying with this product.  This is the flash used on our AK Clouser Minnows.
  • Unlike the similar looking Loon All Purpose Scissor these are purpose built for delicate cutting job ...
    Unlike the similar looking Loon All Purpose Scissor these are purpose built for delicate cutting jobs.  If you are tying small flies or trying to clean up a delicate pattern these are the scissors for you.
  • This scissor is a great replacement for some of our all-time favorite Tiemco scissor.  Tyers with l ...
    This scissor is a great replacement for some of our all-time favorite Tiemco scissor.  Tyers with larger hands will appreciate the large loop.  This is a great option for you if you're trying to keep the tying tools to a minimum.
  • This bobbin is great for tyers that like their bobbin to have a little bit more meat to hold onto.  ...
    This bobbin is great for tyers that like their bobbin to have a little bit more meat to hold onto.  This bobbin is a great blend of durability and affordability.
  • The Gator Grip Dubbing spinner is an easy-to-use dubbing spinner similar to the Stonfo Turbo Dub.  ...
    The Gator Grip Dubbing spinner is an easy-to-use dubbing spinner similar to the Stonfo Turbo Dub.  The ring allows for consistent tension to keep materials in place while you work your magic.  Not only do this spinner include a standard hook, but it also comes with a clamp for more complex composite loop scenarios.
  • UV Galaxy Mop Chenille from Hareline. Wide array of colors. UV treated for the best fluorescing. Gre ...
    UV Galaxy Mop Chenille from Hareline. Wide array of colors. UV treated for the best fluorescing. Great to use in place of standard chenille or New Age Chenille.
  • Softer than bucktail, stiffer than marabou, lightweight Neer Hair’s ultra fine fibers have an awes ...
    Softer than bucktail, stiffer than marabou, lightweight Neer Hair’s ultra fine fibers have an awesome action when wet. These fibers shed water effortlessly and are fairly bouyant. They can be used in streamer patterns such as smolt or sculpin, used as a parapost in parachute dries or as wings in bonefish flies or small crab patterns. These veritile fibers come in a large array of colors and can be used with other synthetic or natural fibers to add depth to a pattern. Made in U.S.A
  • We are using this new chenille in place of Polar Chenille to bring new life and dimension to a lot o ...
    We are using this new chenille in place of Polar Chenille to bring new life and dimension to a lot of our favorite salmon and steelhead flies. It adds bulk, movement and flash to your flies without adding weight. Tie it in just like chenille and wrap it forward. Very easy to work with and flies tied with it fish beautifully. 3 Yards per package. Chenille fibers average about 3/4".
  • These are the eyes we use on our legendary Mr. Bodangles fly. The Nickel/Chartreuse Psuedo Eye is id ...
    These are the eyes we use on our legendary Mr. Bodangles fly. The Nickel/Chartreuse Psuedo Eye is ideal for making your fly dip and dive while still keeping it reasonably easy to cast. 12 eyes per pack.
  • 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.
  • The Ergo "deluxe" Dubbing Brush from Loon Outdoors is easy to use and is comfortable in hand. A must ...
    The Ergo "deluxe" Dubbing Brush from Loon Outdoors is easy to use and is comfortable in hand. A must for creating maximum bulk and profile when tying with composite loops or dubbing brushes.
  • Flat foam is just the ticket for tying topwater foam back flies such as Polywogs, stinger mice and d ...
    Flat foam is just the ticket for tying topwater foam back flies such as Polywogs, stinger mice and divers. This foam is closed cell and 3mm thick. Two sheets per package.
  • 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.
  • Looking to get your fly a little deeper? Tungsten Predator Eyes are heavier than brass eyes and prov ...
    Looking to get your fly a little deeper? Tungsten Predator Eyes are heavier than brass eyes and provide a little extra weight without increasing the overall size of the eye. Ideal for your favorite salmon or trout streamer.
  • We love Hareline Ice Dub and use it in many of our custom AFFG flies. Ice Dub is super easy to work ...
    We love Hareline Ice Dub and use it in many of our custom AFFG flies. Ice Dub is super easy to work with, has amazing sparkly translucent colors and is a proven fish catcher. It is ideal for a dubbed head or butt on any of your favorite salmon flies.
  • OPST's Dubbing Spinner is a must have for serious fly tyers. It has more weight to it than the avera ...
    OPST's Dubbing Spinner is a must have for serious fly tyers. It has more weight to it than the average spinner and this lets it really spin when you are twisting up a dubbing loop. Built in the USA with super high quality materials.
  • The Tailwater Tying Kit from Fishpond is the best tying organizer we've ever seen. Whether you are a ...
    The Tailwater Tying Kit from Fishpond is the best tying organizer we've ever seen. Whether you are at the dining room table, getting together with friends to spin up some bugs, or on an epic road trip, your materials will be neatly organized, easy to access and ready for action!
  • 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!
  • Fly Pad

    $9.95
    This simple little fly pad has become a shop favorite! The triangular slots hold hooks securely and ...
    This simple little fly pad has become a shop favorite! The triangular slots hold hooks securely and an adhesive back lets you attach the pad where ever it's convenient. We use one on the tying bench and keep our finished flies organized and neat. It is also a great way to store flies while the head cement dries. The second one we stuck to the dashboard in the truck. It has become a great home for flies while they dry and to keep them from getting stuck in the seats or lost on the floor. Attach one to your drift boat, cooler or anywhere else wayward flies need a home! Approximately 10 inches in length.  
  • A terrific short-fiber brush that is one of our favorites for wrapping around lead eyes to create an ...
    A terrific short-fiber brush that is one of our favorites for wrapping around lead eyes to create an egg head. Ep's Steelegg Brush comes in prime salmon and steelhead colors. It is also very good for smaller bodied flies or creating brush eggs.
  • The Core 1120 #6 hook is for tying the Alaskan Omelet, Copper Swan or anything where a stout, curved ...
    The Core 1120 #6 hook is for tying the Alaskan Omelet, Copper Swan or anything where a stout, curved shank hook is needed.
  • Silicone Flutter Legs are a huge step up from the old round rubber legs. They are actually flat maki ...
    Silicone Flutter Legs are a huge step up from the old round rubber legs. They are actually flat making them much easier to tie in, have awesome action in the water and best of all they don't rot and break off! They also come in very vibrant colors.

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