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2021 M id -Year Catalog

The pages of this catalog contain 100 pages of great fishing stuff and our recommendations


Iconic Fly Reel

W E H A V E B E E N L O O K I N G F O R W A R D to this for well over a year,

but the Covid 19 pandemic ruined even the best laid plans. When California locked down the state, Hatch’s original launch date for the Iconic got lost. Yet once they were finally allowed to go back to work, they started pushing again and have gotten all caught up with an army of reels ready to go today! Your patience has finally paid off! The Iconic reel retains the now “Iconic” Hatch window pattern with 6 fins, recalling the original Finatic model. Instantly identifiable and classic, the Hatch look is simply Iconic. However, they were due for a style upgrade that can be seen in the shape of their drag knob – which brings depth – and their ‘H’ brand logo. They now use a bright dip finishing that brings out the shine of the machined parts while also keeping the strong coloring of matte anodization.

The much anticipated new Hatch Iconic fly reel is available!

Machined Reel Seat - Hatch was the first and only reel manufacturer to make the reel body out of one piece. New Handle/Counterweight - The new handle design significantly reduces the risk of galvanic corrosion. While they have retained the aluminum handle, it has a softer look and feel. New Spool Nut - On the Iconic they have implemented a one piece design in order to prevent pieces from coming apart. New Spool Design - They have ported the spool arbor which allows lines to dry better on the reel after use - think of it as ventilation. They have also cut aesthetic holes into the Mid Arbor spools. Improved Sealing They have increased sealing by eliminating water entry points through subtracting superfluous components from past models. Improved Stability The Iconic reel does not utilize a cassette to house the drag system as in the past models - instead, it is now built into the body. New Drag Material Their new carbon-filled drag material not only dissipates heat faster but also creates a smoother feel. Available in Large Arbor (All sizes), or Mid Arbor (5+ through 11+) special order Colors: Black/Silver, Clear/Blue or Grey/Black Model

Iconic 3 Plus Iconic 4 Plus Iconic 5 Plus Iconic 7 Plus Iconic 9 Plus Iconic 11 Plus

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4.9 oz 5.25 oz 5.94 oz 8.89 oz 10.2 oz 11.3 oz

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“Hatch sent me an 11+ Iconic fresh off the CNC machine, and I took it to the world of fly fishing’s ultimate proving grounds — Providence Atoll in the Seychelles! I loaded up the reel with over 350 yards of Hatch 68lbs PE Line backing and a 100lb core Scientific Angler Amplitude Big Water Taper and 130lb fluorocarbon leader. I was ready to pick a fight with the devil himself and try my best to destroy the reel in the process!” Read Justin Miller’s complete gear review Click Here.

43rd Annual Retail Catalog S O M E

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10 Fresh & Saltwater Fly Rods

The finest collection of quality brands that’s ever been assembled, including new rods from Sage, Winston, and Scott

24 The Best in Fly Reels A selection of quality reels for everyone and within reach of every angler’s budget

30  Fly Lines for All Situations 24

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Technology in the world of fly fishing seems focused on the new lines delivering our flies

34  Spey Rods, Lines, & Accessories The top two-handed tools in the industry!

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41 Flies for Everywhere From trout to tarpon, and for fish from Argentina or the Amazon to Alaska, this is the top selection and highest quality collection of flies ever assembled in one catalog

78  Waders & Wading Accessories

Simms, Patagonia, Korkers, and all the top brand waders and accessories

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84 Luggage, Nets & Accessories

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A dozen pages of fly fishing luggage, nets, rod cases, hemostats, and all those goodies

96 Fly Tying An introduction to our new, expanded, on-line and digital fly tying catalog

American Made Excellence

98  Fly Fishing Schools & KidsCamps

Accelerate the learning curve, get rid of your own bad habits, or start your kid right! Cover photo: Katie Falkenberg

Upper Sacramento River, California

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on all orders over $100 Any order over $500 ships UPS 2nd Day Air No sales tax on orders shipped out of California

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Our Guides have done their best to respect the social distancing ethic in our pandemic-conscious community and, to date, not a single COVID case has been traced to what’s been a wonderful outdoor experience for thousands of anglers. Br ian O'Keefe photo

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365 DAYS of great trout fishing each year on the

WINTER STEELHEAD fishing is terrific on both the

THE SACRAMENTO RIVER above Shasta Lake offers

Sacramento River between Redding and Red Bluff

Klamath River & Trinity River

36 miles of year ‘round, “Blue Ribbon” trout fishing

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SELECTIVE TROUT fishing on Fall River and Hat

THE RUGGED freestone riffles of the McCloud

Creek is just a short commute from our front door

River and Pit River produce well from April thru November

An hour north of Redding, the ice-cold snowmelt of Mount Shasta collects in subterranean pools far below its massive volcanic peak, giving rise to aquifers which help form the headwaters of the Sacramento River, McCloud River, Pit River, Hat Creek, Fall River, and some of the most famous fly fishing in the American West. The Fly Shop is surrounded by terrific fisheries. We’re blessed with a temperate climate and a team of expert guides available every day of the calendar year.

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DOZENS of small, fish-filled streams, lakes and ponds near Redding

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Our Private Waters

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The Fly Shop has exclusive access to half a dozen regional streams and stillwater fisheries with safe, private, COVID-compliant lodging. They’re all private, productive fisheries that were never open to the public and now available only through our business. Give us a call. We’ll help plan a wonderful Northern California angling holiday for you and your friends, or the entire family.

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ANTELOPE CREEK RANCH strictly limits the

number of guests and offers a choice of several completely furnished private suites with kitchens, or the exclusive use of the Michalak family’s ranch house as a deluxe vacation rental for groups or the whole family. Log onto www.theflyshop.com for more information or give us a call at 800-669-3474 anytime for honest advice, rates, make reservations or get up-to-the minute availability for either our guides or private waters.

OUR PRIVATE STILLWATERS , Sugar Creek, Rock Creek, and Luk Lake provide reliable, year ‘round trout

fishing and have optional, pandemic-compliant, furnished cabins

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HENRY ’ S FORK LODGE near Last Chance delivers on their promise of luxury

accommodations, gourmet cuisine, and near stone’s throw access to Yellowstone Park and some of the best fly fishing found in Idaho & Montana.

Check out the digital version of our new North American travel planner on our website or request a printed catalog. https://issuu.com/theflyshoptfs/docs/y21northamericaflipbook

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REDFISHING DOESN ’ T get any better than in the marshes off the Louisiana

TETON VALLEY LODGE operates one of the most historic and successful guide

coast from October through January. And the absolute top-flight way to experience it is aboard Eleven’s deluxe 61´ Hatteras mothership, with private staterooms, fly-savvy guides, and fine food. These all-inclusive, top-tier, 4 and 5day packages are for groups of 4 only. Trips begin in Du Lac, and end every week with a boatload of fun and fish-weary anglers. The mothership, along with its guides & skiffs moves to the slick, snook and tarpon-filled lagoons of the Everglades in the spring for three months of mobile, action-packed fishing in America’s saltwater wilderness.

operations in the Rocky Mountains. The Berry family’s guides concentrate on the great fishing in the Snake, Teton, and Henry’s Fork, while the rest of the staff focuses on delivering high-class accommodations, terrific meals, and unparalleled personal service.

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In these uncertain times we’ve decided to change the format of our annual catalog and publish a new, separate, annual 104-page magazine dedicated exclusively to international angling travel. If you’ve travelled with us, this travel planner will be printed and mailed, then emailed to you digitally at the end of October.

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Right now, The Fly Shop’s entire travel staff is still hard at work at our desks, ready to help you with honest answers, sound advice, and up-to-the-minute support with the choice and scheduling of any of your post-pandemic fishing travel plans.

F O R M O S T O F the past year and a half, The Fly Shop’s travel team has been helpling travelling anglers navigate the uncharted waters of the worldwide pandemic. We have been hard at work answering questions, offering sage advice, rescheduling 1,000’s of trips, researching and deciphering confusing travel restrictions and lobbying for fair and reasonable cancellation, refund and rebooking policies. If ever there was a time when having an angling travel professional in your corner made a difference, it was the last year and a half.

The world is beginning to open up If there is one thing we have learned over the last 18 months is that the Coronavirus situation changes by the minute and it’s important to stay informed and grounded. With the mass vaccination efforts around the world, the situation seems to be moving in the right direction and countries are starting to open up to travel. Belize, Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, Iceland, Seychelles, Bolivia, Brazil and just recently Russia are open to tourists once again. It’s not quite as easy as showing up with a valid passport and visa like in the past. Most countries right now are requiring travellers to secure a negative covid test 72 hours before boarding a flight. More and more countries are opening up to folks that are fully vaccinated, just show them your CDC vaccine card and you are in. The point is, with the world opening up, space is at an all time premium. Destinations like Kamchatka are backed up by two, three and even four years due to rescheduling and postponements. If you have the slightest interest in travelling to an international fishing destination, it’s important to make your plans now. Give us a call today, we will guide you through the entire process, start to finish, and be there in the end to share your fish stories.

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Quality, Economy & Performance

We’ve spent 43 years building our reputation, and 14 of them building fly rods. Just like The Fly Shop®, these rods deliver everything we promise!

T H E F L Y S H O P ’ S F R E S H H 2 O F L Y R O D S were designed allow

both the veteran fly fisherman and the every day anglers the ability to deliver the fly accurately and without a lot of effort, while forgiving inadvertent mistakes that are common in the casting stroke. These models are a baby step away from the ultra-fast trend and a slight shift toward a smooth, forgiving action that doesn’t require a sophisticated, fine-tuned sense of timing to deliver flies and best suits most anglers. Our Fresh H2O rods began to take shape when we became disillusioned with the direction that the top brands in the sport were going with their fly rod actions - faster and faster rods that tossed a tight loop for a mile in the hands of an expert, but were inappropriate for the less than expert fly fisherman. At that point, we teamed up one of the top rod manufacturers in the business and developed our own Fresh H2O fly rods by simply reverse-engineering and duplicating the most popular graphite, angler-friendly action that has ever been used on a trout stream. We took our time, spending three years tinkering with and field-testing dozens of prototypes before we made our choices and allowed The Fly Shop® logo to be printed on the first, new, emerald-green blanks. Since then we’ve added subtle improvements each season to the graphite and components without changing the essential action or our model names. At the same time we’ve reduced, instead of increasing, our prices each year. The latest iteration of Fresh H2O rods are a marriage of modern graphite materials and design that compensate for common errors and a less than expert casting stroke. It’s a rod that loads with very little line beyond the tip, and still has the cojones to turn over a long leader or deliver distance. When you put this rod to the test, you’ll discover, as several thousand of our fly fishing customers have, that it’s equal to other famous branded fly rods out there, and carries a price tag that’s just a fraction of what is hanging on comparable quality fly rods.

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An extra tip at no extra charge! We’re fishermen here at The Fly Shop® and understand the logic of including an extra tip with every rod, at no extra charge. It’s a built-in guarantee that’ll keep you fishing on the stream instead of waiting for the UPS truck. We also include a practical, lined, segmented rod case with a zippered reel pouch instead of one more aluminum tube for your closet. Our Fresh H2O fly rod and reel outfits This is more than a terrific rod, and at that price it’s a great deal, without the expensive, hidden premium many rod makers charge for their lifetime guarantee. All five of our 2020 models are identically priced at $169. Our warranty is just another good deal. Our warranty Fresh H2O and Signature Series rods are fully warranteed by The Fly Shop®. In fact, we’re very proud of our battle-tested, high performance rods. After 14 years in the hands of all skill levels of fly fishermens there’s been an almost insignificant failure rate. But rods are going to be broken, and we don’t care how they break. We’ll replace any section, on any of our rods for the original purchaser, charging no more than $35 plus $8.95 for shipping. Just send us what’s left of the rod along with your return address and a check or credit card number. We’ll do our part and try to get the rod started on its way back to you the very next day.

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The best 4-piece rod for the buck in fly fishing

Build your rod outfit ...just add water Add any of The Fly Shop’s fine reels to any one of our Fresh H2O or Signature Series fly rods and save a bundle with the bundle

1. Choose your fly rod and reel 2. Let us know whether you wind the reel with your left or right hand. 3. We’ll toss in Scientific Angler floating fly line ($80 value) matched to the rod weight, and the backing ($10 value) to the price of the rod and discounted reel. 4. Then we’ll tie all the knots, load everything on your reel, and ship it for free.

Save up to $95

Combining an M 2A fly reel and a Fresh H2O fly rod is the ultimate in economy! The emphasis is on performance and functionality, and this outfit will meet the demands of just about any freshwater fishing situation. It’s the ideal combination for the cost-conscious angler or someone new to the sport. Marcel Siegle photo

There isn’t a better performing fly rod anywhere else in the world of fly fishing at this price!

T H E A C T I O N O F E A C H F R E S H H 2 O fly rod model is unique. Our smooth trout rods have actions

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that will protect light tippet on the strike and during the battle and don’t behave like steelhead rods, while our steelhead rods all the power you’ll need to pack the mail and an action that will deliver flies as far as necessary. Our Sacramento River rod is a 6 weight, and the best all ‘round nymph and dry fly rod in the line up. This model is powerful enough for streamers, yet delicate enough for most dry fly fishing.

The Hat Creek & Fall River models are both ninefoot, 4 and 5 weight rods that are just right for most fresh rivers, streams and stillwater situations. They have enough muscle to cover broad, western spring creeks and employ the very “forgiving” actions that naturally open up the loop, help turn over long leaders, and have exactly the kind of action that will deliver dry flies and smaller nymphs accurately in all but the worst of winds.

The Trinity & Mad River models are virtual wrist rockets with powerful actions and enough muscle to make tossing a tight loop to the horizon a lot easier. Both rods have fighting butts.

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Complete Fresh H2O rod & reel outfits Choose either of our modestly priced Signature fly reels and we’ll add the backing and a top quality Scientific Anglers floating fly line to the package along with a few other extras, and knot it all together. You’ll just have to add the water. Either outfit you choose will represent the best fly rod and reel combo value in the sport.

Features include: s Quality stripper guides and components on all models s An extra tip section at no extra charge s Lustrous, protective, emerald-green epoxy finish s Hardwood reel seats s Select cork half wells grips on the lightweight models s Select cork full wells grips on the mid-weight models s Fighting butts on the Trinity and Mad River models s Zippered rod and reel pouch case w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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Adding an L 2A fly reel to either a Fresh H2O fly rod model creates the best possible value. It is a super reel and a sensible step up in quality. This paring is a combination that any freshwater angler can be proud to own and will meet the most demanding situations. Reel

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Designed & Field-Tested by The Fly Shop® Staff. A Team You Can Trust to Deliver Great Fly Fishing Products at Great Prices!

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QUALITY EQUIPMENT FOR ECONOMY-MINDED FLY FISHERMEN

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Signature Series H2O Fly Rods Signature H2O rods for the anglers who have dialed in their casting stroke T H E S E H A N D S O M E R O D S employ a more expensive, higher modulus graphite

than our Fresh H2O models (featured on pages 10-11). Those differences translate into a fly rod with a moderately faster action that’s better matched for experienced anglers who have a more refined, practiced, casting skills. These high performance rods employ what was once called “reserve power” – a resilience that’ll drive the line a little farther, help toss the line into the teeth of a stiff wind, or handle a larger dry fly or big streamer when extra power is applied.

All four of our Signature H2O fly rod models sport components that are a step up from our Fresh H2O fly rods. All of the Signature rods feature handsome Buckeye hardwood reel inserts and more expensive components than you’ll find on comparably-priced rods. They also feature a dark, non-glare finish that won’t spook fish.

T h e F l y S h o p ’s S i g n a t u r e H 2 O F l y R o d s Model

Signature H2O Fly Rod features s Dynamic, powerful, progressive action s Superb components, tailored to each model s Beautifully finished Buckeye reel seats s An extra tip comes with every rod s Complete with The Fly Shop’s segmented rod/reel case Signature H2O Fly Rod Warranty Signature H2O rods are warranteed by The Fly Shop®. We'll replace or repair any H2O rod for the original purchaser, charging no more than $35 plus $8.95 shipping. It’s a great deal without an expensive, hidden premium for a lifetime guarantee.

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Nobody knows more about indicator fishing than our team of Sacramento and Trinity River experts. We’re the outfit that refined high-sticking and simplified fly fishing techniques for a generation of anglers. Then we built the perfect rod for it.

Signature Series H2O Indicator Rods T H E F L Y S H O P ’ S indicator rod employs

features that help make this style of fishing easier, much more fun, and a lot more productive. The rod is designed with a high modulus graphite to add the strength so it won’t buckle under the weight of a multi-fly rig. It has a strong tip, slightly softer center section,and powerful butt. All of this forces the rod to flex lower down the blank and automatically opens the loop – making indicator terminal tackle easy to toss without messing up or tangling.

Signature H2O Indicator Fly Rod features: s Designed, tested and tailored specifically for indicator fishing s Longer than normal for better mending and line control s Stack mends effortlessly at both short and long range s Non-glare, ultra-functional, matte finish s Fighting butt helps balance the rod perfectly s An extra tip comes with every one of our H2O fly rods Signature H2O Indicator Fly Rod Model

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Flex chart for The Fly Shop® Signature & Fresh H2O Fly Rods

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Adding an L 2A fly reel to a Signature H2O model creates the best possible value. It is a super reel and a sensible step up in quality to a combination that will meet the most demanding situations. Reel

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Extra Tip We’re common-sense fishermen here at The Fly Shop® and we understand the logic of including an extra tip with every H2O fly rod. It’s a simple, built-in guarantee, at no extra charge, that’ll keep you fishing on the stream instead of waiting for the UPS truck. Our Warranty All our Signature H2O Series rods are fully warranteed by The Fly Shop®. We don’t care how it broke; we’ll replace or repair any of our rods for the original purchaser, charging just $35 + $8.95 shipping. Just send us what’s left of the rod along with your return address and a check or credit card number. We’ll do our part and try to get the rod started on its way back to you the next day.

SG-H2O Rods SG-H2O Indicator Fresh H2O Rods A forgiving action combined with an ultra-responsive high modulus graphite. (see pages 6-7)

A medium fast flex action that combines a soft tip and a unique graphite blend that will help open loops and turn over indicators and split shot rigs effortlessly.

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High performance freshwater fly rods

Scott’s new star-studded lineup includes the best freshwater fly rod they’ve ever made The end result is the creation of four weights that cast like they should – light Scott’s Centric series fly rods are the most efficient rods they have ever created. Flat, stable, high line speed loops that can be easily generated at any distance with minimal effort from the caster. And they’re still fun to cast! What Scott did to build the new Centric was first develop revolutionary new rolling equpment (the machines that turn flat sheets of graphite into rod blanks) to allow them to control graphite fiber placement and manipulate the density of material. Then Scott incorporated a new resin to precisely bond the increased density of the fibers, and simultaneously created a stronger, lighter, and more stable rod.

and delicate at close range, but with enough power buried in the rod to turn over long leaders and flies at exceptional distances. Perfect spring creek rods. Using the same logic and technology, they packed progressively more power into the Centric five, six, and seven weight freshwater models at exactly the points in each of these fantastic freshwater rod models where it’s necessary. Centric rods feature more than technology and are one of the top rods ever to grace a rod rack! The cork is absolutely excellent, and the components include slick titanium SiC stripping guides, custom burl box elder reel seat inserts and Scott’s patented Universal snake guides. Selected by Fisherman magazine Gear Award as the best new freshwater fly rod for 2021 – Scott Centric

Centric 4-Piece Rod Models Model

854-4 904-4 1004-4 905-4 955-4 1005-4

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906-4 906-4 FB 956-4 1006-4 907-4

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Centric rods feature more than technology and are one of the top rods ever to grace a rod rack! The cork is absolutely excellent, and the components include slick titanium SiC stripping guides, and Scott’s patented Universal snake guides.

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Scott’s G Series model dates back to 1976, the year Scott changed the market with the

first-ever 9 foot 4 weight fly rod. The new G Series rods looks and acts a bit like the original model. Sensitive, but with an exponential elevation of performance and performance is what it’s all about. At the end of the day, the skilled craftsmen in Montrose have delivered a smooth-casting rod that may be the best trout fishing tool ever made. Model

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G844/4 G904/4 G775/4 G885/4

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9´ 8´8˝ 9´

$845 845 845

Scott’s Flex Rods are light, effortless to cast, and feature a forgiving action that’s appropriate for the less expert angler. Flex rods easily generate line speed and tight loops that help to cast accurately and allow easy controlled fly presentation without a lot of work. The powerful butt section helps ensure a quick, positive hook set and fighting ability. In a nutshell, if there’s a better rod at this price, we haven’t seen it! Model

Flex753/4 Flex804/4 Flex854/4 Flex904/4 Flex1004/4

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3 4 4 4 4

7´6˝ 8´0˝ 8´6˝ 9´0˝ 10´0˝

$475 475 475 475 475

Flex 4-Piece Rod Models Model Line Length Price

Flex855/4 Flex905/4 Flex955/4* Flex1005/4* Flex906/4 Flex956/4*

5 5 5 5 6 6

8´6˝ 9´0˝ 9´6˝ 10´0˝ 9´0˝ 9´6˝

$475 475 475 475 475 475

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Flex1006/4* Flex907/4* Flex1007/4* Flex908/4* Flex1008/4*

Line

Length

Price

6 7 7 8 8

10´0˝ 9´0˝ 10´0˝ 9´0˝ 10´0˝

$475 475 475 475 475

Scott Rods are made in Montrose, Colorado

Fishing on the famous Wild Trout section of Hat Creek about an hour East of The Fly Shop’s front door, it is limited to fly fishing only, and catch-and-release. In fact, Redding is surrounded by 730 miles of public trout streams and rivers. All within an hour or two!

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High performance saltwater fly rods Scott has developed an award-winning new generation of big game and saltwater fly rods! S I G N I F I C A N T A D V A N C E S in fly fishing technology, whether it’s rods, reels, waders, fly lines, or clothing don’t happen very often. The advent of graphite was, of course, a great leap forward for the sport. Every move forward from that point – higher and higher modulus, boron fibers, nano resins, and other evolutions were baby steps in comparison. At this point it’s the creative application of already existing knowledge that usually makes headlines in fly fishing. So it was with Scott’s Carbon Web design and the creation last year of their Sector Fly Rods. It was the culmination of a series of small steps, new materials, tapers, and engineering that’s given saltwater anglers a reason to be excited!

Scott’s Carbon Web technology improves torsional stability and rod durability by encasing unidirectional fibers in a web of ultra-light multi-directional carbon fiber. These fibers help counteract torsional forces giving you better tracking and power for long-line pickups and redirecting casts. They also help to reduce micro fractures from stress or impact. Expressed in English: These blanks are stonger, yet lighter, have more power, are more durable, and track better. With Carbon Web combined with ReAct, Scott has created a new kind of rod allowing the angler to hold more line in the air, lift more line off the water with less effort, and the ability to redirect a cast more easily when a fish is on the move.

Now, for the first time in years, you’ve got a real good reason to buy a new rod!

Scott Sector Fly Rods stole the spotlight with awards for both Best Saltwater Fly Rod and overall Best of Show at the annual International Fly Tackle Dealer (IFTD) show!

The unmistakable profiles of the legendary Billy Pate and his guide, Lee Baker hooked up with a tarpon off the Marquesas in the spring of 2004 and proving, without a doubt, that “it’s the Indian, not the arrow!”

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The award-winning Sector saltwater fly rods

Scott’s goal with the Sector was to create the best saltwater & big game fly rod that’s ever been made. They began by bundling all of their technology into one model rod, then added the most cutting edge fly rod components imaginable. Imagine a rod that casts tight, high line speed loops with less effort and can turn over a leader straight into the wind; a rod that delivers the fly on target with just one false cast, and can pick it back up and redirect if the fish changes course; a rod that is intuitive so you can focus on the fish instead of your cast; a rod that feels light and alive in your hand and has the touch and feel needed to make short quick shots. We’ve used these rods this year in Mexico for bonefish, permit, tarpon and snook. We took them to Louisiana for redfish and to Alaska for silvers. They went with us to Bolivia for Dorado and to Brazil for tackle-busting, monster peacock. The Sector rods we used performed far better than we expected and, after all the hype, we expected a lot. And until Scott (or someone else) comes out with something better, it’s going to be the first fly rod we pack for the saltwater, the jungle, and any other big game fishing. s All Sector rods are fitted with the appropriate fighting butt extension s Reel seats are milled from aircraft aluminum with self-indexing slide hoods s CeRecoil stripping guides with nickel-titanium frames and Zirconia inserts s “Fluor” grade cork grips and a modified Wells grip s All of these rods are hand-crafted entirely in America!

Sector Series 4-Piece Rods Model

Line

Length

Price

Model

Line

Length

Price

S907/4 S908/4 S909/4

7 8 9

9´0˝ 9´0˝ 9´0˝

$985 985 985

S9010/4 S9011/4 S9012/4

10 11 12

9´0˝ 9´0˝ 9´0˝

$985 985 985

Tidal high performance saltwater rods utilize Scott’s X-

Core technology, and blend fast recovery with the relaxed casting stroke common to all but the most expert of casters. They’ll help the average guy deliver a fly more easily to the next Redfish, Tarpon, or tailing Permit stupid enough to come within range. Each of the Tidal saltwater rods is fitted with an appropriate fighting butt. These rods incorporate nothing but top quality components and should be the first choice of any angler looking for a high performance saltwater, steelhead, salmon, or jungle rod that’s carrying a reasonably modest price tag.

Model

Line

Tidal 4-Piece Fly Rod Models Length Price Model Line

T907/4 T908/4 T909/4

7 8 9

9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝

$495 495 495

T9010/4 T9012/4

10 12

Length

Price

9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝

$495 495

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Winston Pure Freshwater Fly Rods M O D E R N trout rods from Winston apply the newest, contemporary rod technology with a “soul” that continues Winston’s tradition of bringing rods to our sport that have a “feel” and are a PURE pleasure to cast. It’s an action built to toss the open loop perfect for dry fly or light nymph fishing. Add a slim profile, fine cigar-style grip, and guide configurations that make for a better “connection” to the rod and it’s the formula for a great trout fishing rod. At the same time, these moderate action rods incorporate contemporary technology, the newest in carbon fibers, graphite, and nano resins.

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This rod was honored as “The Best New Freshwater Rod” at the 2018 IFTD Show, and little has changed since then. Every single Pure model is still hand-crafted in Twin Bridges, Montana. The rods feature beautiful figured maple reel inserts, surrounded by nickel silver hardware and they all wear the perfect wraps and lustrous finish you’d expect from any fine Winston rod. s Advanced Boron III Light Line Technology s Nickel silver with figured maple insert reel seat s Sensitive tip detects subtle takes/shields light tippets s Chrome nanolite stripper guides s Light chromed wire snake guides

Winston New Boron AIR 2 Freshwater Fly Rods L I G H T E R T H A N A I R , The next genera-

tion of all-around freshwater fly rods (3wt-6wt). These rods can do anything – present tiny dry flies to wary trout on flat water, cast a heavy streamer to the far bank in the wind, launch the entire line when you need it, and make quick, accurate close-range shots. From high stick nymphing, pounding the banks from the boat, or wet wading, the new AIR 2 is a pack rod, a travel rod, a beau-

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tiful rod, and an all-around rod. When you can only bring one rod…the amazing new Boron AIR 2. You won’t want to leave home without it. New Boron Configuration for enhanced power and energy transfer. s Taper design that provides a faster, progressive all-around action. s Extremely light, yet powerful s Nickel silver with figured Maple reel seat s

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Line

Length

Grip

Price

Pure763 Pure764 Pure804 Pure864 Pure904 Pure905 Pure1003 Pure1004 Pure1005

3 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 5

7´ 6˝ 7´ 6˝ 8´ 0˝ 8´ 6˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 10´ 0˝ 10´ 0˝ 10´ 0˝

Cigar Cigar Cigar Cigar Cigar Cigar Cigar Cigar Cigar

$875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875 875

“Selected as “The Best New Freshwater Rod” at the 2018 International Fly Tackle Dealer Show!

Boron Air2 Freshwater 4-Piece Rods Model

Air2863 Air2903 Air2864 Air2904 Air2905 Air2906

Line

3 3 4 4 5 6

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8´ 6˝ 9´ 0˝ 8´ 6˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝

P c ’s

Grip

Price

4 4 4 4 4 4

Cigar Cigar Cigar Cigar Cigar Cigar

$1095 1095 1095 1095 1095 1095


Winston AIR Saltwater Fly Rods

Built light, powerful, and able to deliver flies accurately at any distance! THE

N E W E S T rod in the Winston line-up is

unlike any action they have ever offered before. Air Saltwater rods are built for those long shots from the front of the skiff that have to be made in a hurry and will help deliver big tarpon, redfish, and permit flies into the teeth of a wind. These saltwater specialty rods feature the first combination of modern nano-resin technology and Winston’s carbon fibers. The result is an ultra-fast action and a quick recovery rate that translates into the tight loops and powerful, precise casts. Although nano-technology is new territory for Winston, they’ve preserved enough of that classic “Winston” feel to satisfy purists looking for more advanced gear, lighter weight, and precision, but unwilling to sacrifice a smooth, casting stroke.

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Chrome titanium colored snake guides with nanolite stripping guides to eliminate as much weight as possible and transmit energy. Charcoal anodized, engraved reel seats to ensure these rods will continue to look good after years of boat washings and tropical sun rays. Advanced carbon fiber combined with SuperSilica resin for improved toughness and durability. New, hard chrome titanium guides designed to allow the line to be closer to the blank providing better line control. Winston’s beautiful “Stealth” matte green finish. 11⁄2˝ fighting butt extension.

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Line

Length

AirS907 AirS908 AirS909 AirS9010 AirS9011 AirS9012

7 8 9 10 11 12

9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝

Grip

Full Wells/FB Full Wells/FB Full Wells/FB Full Wells/FB Full Wells/FB Full Wells/FB

Price

$975 975 975 975 975 975

Every Winston fly rod is individually hand-crafted in Twin Bridges, Montana, and is built for anglers by people who care.

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The brand is iconic, and nowhere in the fly fishing world is their reputation stronger than it is on the flats with saltwater fanatics. Hands down, SAGE is the first choice and often only choice made by veteran saltwater and big game fly rodders. And these two models are considered to be the finest saltwater fly rods they’ve ever made! And they’re made in the USA

The Sage X-Rod

Sage Salt HD

Truly great fly rods for all occasions and all anglers The X rod’s fast action taper built with their Konnetic HD Technology delivers a new generation in rod blank recovery and a crisper tip stop – creating tight, efficient loops throughout all ranges of casting styles. This taper allows you to dig deeper into the rod and access the power closer to the lower command center. Then, decreased lateral and medial movement and vibrations in the blank result in more accurate and more efficient presentation. It’s all the result of a performance driven, forgiving, fast action blank – refining the synergy between angler, the rod, the line, and the fly.

Each model is designed for specific saltwater situations There’s a lot of saltwater out there, lot’s of target fish species, and in the high stakes ‘one and done’ atmosphere of flats fishing, you’ll do a lot better with a tool built for the exact fishery and conditions you’ll be facing. So, each rod weight and length in the SALT HD lineup is constructed using the same graphite and technology but with a different, unique action.

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Konnetic HD Technology® to help deliver flies further, more accurately, and easier. Hard chromed snake guides and tip-top s Black Spruce blank color Dark green thread wraps with metallic grey trim wraps Fuji ceramic stripper guides and the finest quality cork and components in the industry

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X Freshwater Fly Rods Model

Line

376-4 X 390-4 X 486-4 X 490-4 X 4100-4 X 586-4 X 590-4 X 591-4 X* 597-4 X* 5101-4 X* 690-4 X

3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 6

* These

Length

7´ 6˝ 9´ 0˝ 8´ 6˝ 9´ 0˝ 10´ 0˝ 8´ 6˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 6˝ 10´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝

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Model

Line

Length

P c ’s

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

$950 950 950 950 950 950 950 950 950 950 950

691-4 X* 697-4 X* 6101-4 X* 790-4 X* 796-4 X* 7100-4 X* 890-4 X* 896-4 X* 8100-4 X* 990-4 X* 1090-4 X*

6 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 9 10

9´ 0˝ 9´ 6˝ 10´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 6˝ 10´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 6˝ 10´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

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Price

$950 950 950 950 950 950 950 950 950 950 950

models have a fighting butt

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Spectacular Vera wood insert with Stealth Black anodized aluminum up-locking reel seat Premium grade half-wells cork handle

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Black anodized up-locking reel seat Hidden reel seat hook keeper Flor quality full-wells cork handle with EVA fighting butt

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Created by Sage in 2020 from butt to tip top for bass fishing The new Payload incorporates Konnetic technology, abandoning Generation 5 graphite in order to create a faster, more responsive, and better tracking rod that will set the hook quickly and doesn’t waste the energy needed for repetitive casts, and will carve through the wind to deliver big, meaty flies to the target.

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More lifting and fighting power than a standard fast action rod Larger guide set allows bulkier saltwater knots to smoothly move through guides Narrow blank profile that will slice through the wind with less resistance Oversized Fuji ceramic stripper guides and larger hard-chrome snake guides and tip-top Heavy-duty Stealth Black anodized aluminum uplocking reel seat Hidden hook keeper in reel seat s Super Plus full-wells cork handle Laser etched line weight on slide band for quick, easy rod identification

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Skinny water / floating line / calm conditions / presentation quality Built for casting smaller, lighter flies and precision distance casting 8 WT All-around light duty / floating & sinking lines / increased fish fighting The top choice for trophy bonefish, baby tarpon, snook, and redfish 9 WT Permit / sinking lines / increased casting power for stiff winds and big flies 10 WT Small tarpon & big permit / increased casting power for tossing big flies 11 WT Tarpon / quick-loading for maximum line pickup and quick, accurate shots 12 WT Flats edges & light bluewater / any variety of sinking & floating lines 13-16 WT The ultimate fish fighting tools / intentionally short for casting off of crowded boats with incredible lifting power in the extended fighting butt

Sage’s Konnectic HD technology improves the transfer of energy from the loading point. So, these rods are stable, don’t ‘shudder’ and casts are accurate. These powerful fly rods will reach further, respond more quickly and delicately, help you deliver flies where they’re supposed to go, and catch more fish.

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690-4-SALT HD 790-4-SALT HD 890-4-SALT HD 990-4-SALT HD 1090-4-SALT HD 1190-4-SALT HD

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Length

Price

6 7 8 9 10 11

9´ 9´ 9´ 9´ 9´ 9´

$950 950 950 950 950 950

A totally new taper that is tailored to cast large, wind resistant flies A stronger tip and center section to help lift heavy line and flies off the water More leverage for fighting larger fish s Tannin Blank Color Tangle Free Fuji ceramic stripper guides s Super Plus full-wells cork handle Payload Fly Rods

Model

Line

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Length

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4 4

Price

$575 575

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Line

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Length

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1191-4-SALT HD 1290-4-SALT HD 1291-4-SALT HD 1386-4-SALT HD 1686-4-SALT HD

Line

Length

Price

11 12 12 13 16

9´ 9´ 9´ 8´6˝ 8´6˝

$950 950 950 950 950


Sage Foundation

Whether you’re getting into the sport or looking for a solid back up rod, the Foundation is a great option and the least expensive Sage fly rod in a decade. Priced at only $350, they take the game to another level without breaking anyone’s budget. Foundation rods are equipped with a high-performance,Graphite IIe blank and a fast action to deliver power with what seems like effortless control and what’s always defined a Sage rod – Performance! Foundation Fly Rods Model

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490-4 Foundation 590-4 Foundation 690-4 Foundation 790-4 Foundation 890-4 Foundation

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4 5 6 7 8

9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝

4 4 4 4 4

$350 350 350 350 350

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Stealth Black finish blank Ceramic stripping guides Hard chrome snake guides Rugged black nylon rod tube Black anodized up-locking reel seat

models have a snub-nose cork handle with a fighting butt

Sage Igniter Ultra-powerful, Ultra-smooth, and Ultra-light

The most demanding conditions require a different kind of tool. Strong head wind? Fish at distance? Bulky rigs? Heavy sink-tips? Built with Sage’s Konnetic HD technology the Igniter is tuned to handle the most technical of conditions. Extremely sensitive, this rod loads easily at shorter distances and is equipped with a high line speed taper that adds distance and will cut right into the wind. The Igniter has a very versatile action and is appropriate for a lot of situations. Lighter Igniter line weights are great for trout and heavier models are optimal for saltwater, the jungle, steelhead, and salmon. Igniter Saltwater Fly Rods

Igniter Freshwater Fly Rods Model

490-4 Igniter 590-4 Igniter 690-4 Igniter s s s s

Line

4 5 6

L e n g t h P c ’s

9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝

4 4 4

Half wells grip Chipolte finish blank Fuji Ceramic stripping guides Cocobolo hardwood reel inserts

Price

$950 950 950

Model

691-4 Igniter 697-4 Igniter 790-4 Igniter 7100-4 Igniter 890-4 Igniter 990-4 Igniter 1090-4 Igniter s s s s

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6 6 7 7 8 9 9

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9´ 0˝ 9´ 6˝ 9´ 0˝ 10´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝ 9´ 0˝

4 $950 4 950 4 950 4 950 4 950 4 950 4 950

Full wells grip with a fighting butt Chipotle finish blank Fuji Ceramic stripping guides Hidden hook keeper in real seat

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Euro Nymphing

A Primer on the technique... W E ’ R E N O T N O R M A L L Y fans of competition fly fishing. Our own

angling philosophy pits the fly rodder against the fish, not each other. But some cool refinements to our sport have grown out of European fly fishing tournaments. Competition fly fishing doesn’t allow anglers to attach anything to help float a dry fly or sink the nymph. No split shot. No indicators. So, these guys refined ways to get the flies down quickly, and better detect the most subtle strikes. They added more weight to their nymphs by using tungsten beads instead of brass and adding lead to the underbody of the flies whenever possible to beat the need for split shot. Some Euro Nymph aficionados further modified their flies by using jig-style hooks (like the Firehole 516), so their flies would ride point up through the water and have less a tendency to snag on the bottom. Then the EuroGeeks amplified somewhat traditional high sticking techniques by incorporating a more sophisticated leader, in pace of the indicator, called a “sighter” and holding it high off the water to detect subsurface strikes. That “sighter” is a key ingredient. Its usually built using a bright section of mono in the middle of a long leader. The leader defines the technique more than the flies. Instead of a 9 foot 5x, Euro nymphing leaders may stretch 18-20 feet from fly line to fly, reducing resistance, drag and getting a more natural drift. The bright color helps with visibility of the leader, and when that specialized leader straightens out or pauses, the angler sets the hook. Done well, the only part of that leader below the surface is the tippet. The thinner and lighter it is, the less drag will be created, and the faster and farther the fly will sink. A common leader formula is a level or tapered amount of stiff butt section about 12-15 feet long, followed by roughly 3 ft of high visibility “sighter” attached to a tippet ring. that connects to a level piece of 5-7x tippet. Experts tend to prefer fluorocarbon tippet. Not so much for its invisibility, but rather because it is abrasion resitant and sinks faster than mono.

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Don’t turn up your nose. This is a deadly and effective nymph fishing technique for trout and other species. It’s a method all fly fishers should learn in order to enhance their catch ratio. Fly lines don’t add much to the tackle formula for successful Euro nymphing. In fact, with these very long leaders, you take the fly line almost completely out of the game. Most fishing is done holding the tip high and all of your line off the water, except the tippet and flies. Flies are generally presented upstream or across and upstream. They are cast only as far as is necessary to allow them to sink in the water column to a point near the bottom. As the free-floating, heavily weighted fly drifts as naturally as possible through the water, the tip of the rod is held high, and even or just ahead of the “sighter” – that portion of the leader that is visible. Again, when it pauses, tightens, or turns, set the hook. If it was a false alarm or a missed strike, simply let the fly continue to a point downstream, and recast. Obviously, a great deal of Euro nymphing is done at short range, employing longer than normal, and lighter (more sensitive) rods. Without the weight of the line to flex (load) the rod, anglers must rely on the resistance of the Katie Falkenberg photos water and the weight of the flies. So, traditional false casting is out the window. The most appropriate rods for this style of fly fishing are light (2 to 4 weight), long (10 or 11 feet) with sensitive, soft tips. Pick a reel to balance the long rod, with a sensitive drag to compensate for the light tippet, and add a much larger than normal fly line because you’ll only be using a few feet, if any, to cast. Talented nymph fishermen will find it relatively easy to adapt to these new techniques. It is simply a refinement of many of the lessons already learned. It’s not easy and, for some – because it’s not traditional casting, it’s not fly fishing. Call it what you want, but Euro nymphing skills are a new challenge requiring practice and experience. It’s as rewarding as it is challenging and productive. And just one more way to take our sport toward its limit. email:

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THE FLY SHOP’S LINE-UP OF EURO NYMPHING RODS

&ACCESSORIES

Winston Super 10 Specialty Euro Nymph fly rods These long, mini-rods were created with an action to meet the demands of those anglers interested in the European style of nymphing, and Winston’s three 10-footers (3, 4 and 5 wt.) are the perfect tool for modern high sticking methods. Each of Super 10 rods has a finely tuned, progressive medium action with a super-sensitive tip thats perfect for both Euro and indicator nymphing. Super 10 rods feature specialized guides for tossing monofilament, a down-locking reel seat to re-distribute weight, and a 2˝ cork grip extension to reduce the arm fatigue common to Euro nymphing.

Super 10 Boron 4-Piece Nymphing Rods Model

Super1003 Super1004 Super1005

Line

Length

3 4 5

10´ 0˝ 10´ 0˝ 10´ 0˝

Grip

Price

Full Wells/FB Full Wells/FB Full Wells/FB

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Extra length to cover water effectively Sensitive tip to detect subtle takes Stronger mid-section for accurate fly placement Strong lower half to control larger fish

Echo Carbon XL Nymphing fly rods Extremely light, the Carbon XL Nymph rod is the entry point for the angler interested in exploring the possibilities of Euro nymphing with a euro specific rod without breaking the bank. The XL features a soft tip to protect light tippets used in Competition styled fishing applications.

Echo Carbon XL Nymphing Rods Model

Line

Length

Echo Carbon XL-3 Echo Carbon XL-4

3 4

10´ 0˝ 10´ 0˝

Price

$189.95 189.95

Don't let the name fool you though this rod has the capacity to turn over a dry dropper rig should the need arise to change the game at half time.

Echo Shadow II Nymphing fly rod Team USA used these rods to navigate the fly competition scene for several years! The design came from Pete Erickson and his success on the international fly tournament schedule. These rods compare in performance to other nymph rods costing three times their price.

Echo Shadow II Nymphing Rods Model

Line

Length

Echo Shadow ll-3 Echo Shadow ll-4

3 4

Price

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$289.95

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Added length to increase effective nymphing range A proprietary high modulus graphite to add tip sensitivity and compensate for the added length

Echo Shadow X Nymphing fly rod Few know more about competition in fly fishing than Tim Rajeff and he’s designed this rod to compete on even terms with far more expensive Euro models. The graphite employed in the Shadow X is super high modulus and allows for the softest takes to be transmitted to the minimal cork for faster hooksets.

Echo Shadow X Nymphing Rods Model

Line

Echo Shadow X-3 Echo Shadow X-36

Length

3 3

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10´ 0˝ 10´ 6˝

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Light, small guides to speed mono and thin lines Exceptionally light weight with a stealth matte finish Balance weight system to help fight the arm fatigue that comes from holding the rod high all day.

SA Euro Nymph Leader Scientific Anglers Mastery Euro Nymph Line Built to strict, FIPS Mouche standards, Mastery Competition Nymph line is as simple as it gets: 80 feet of thin, sensitive, level line that was specifically designed for European-style nymphing. s For use with all rods from 0 thru 5 weight

Attach tippet to the tippet ring included at the end of this Euro leader and go. The leader features an integrated Tricolor “sighter” to keep knots and tippet rings to an absolute minimum, reducing any unneeded drag in your system. #26673 $9.95

Scientific Anglers “Sighter” Tippet

#25456 $49.95

AiFflo Super Dri, Clear Euro Czech Nymph Line Unquestionably the most popular European competition fly line with an extra thin (.6mm) diameter for minimum drag and a low-stretch Power Core for strength. Supple to minimize coiling, and sensitive to help you control your presentation, and feel and reacgt to every strike. #28466 $54.95

Galvan G.E.N. Euro Reel

Tri-colored tippet material that’s designed specifically for Euro-nymphing style rigs. The High-Viz colors alternate every 10˝ and will help you to see your drift a lot better, while allowing you to build customized leaders. • Green, White, and Orange colors alternate every 10 inches Code

#26576

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0x

Spool

10 meters

27700.

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2x

10 meters

28336

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4x

10 meters

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$12.95

Specifically designed to balance longer Euro style rods, the Galvan Euro Nymph reel uses the same proven chassis and drag system as Galvan’s Torque series of reels but with a full “cage” between the reel and spool, preventing fine diameter ESN lines from slipping between the two. The new Galvan Euro Nymph reel features an increased spool arbor diameter to maximize line retrieval and minimizing line coiling in colder water. #28176 G.E.N. 3.5 #28177 G.E.N. 3.7

$430 455

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The Fly Shop’s Signature Fly Reels Our

L2A Fly Reels

are in a class by themselves!

They’ve got a super-smooth, ultra-reliable drag that’s sensitive enough to protect fine tippet, yet strong enough to stop any fish in freshwater right in its tracks. There isn’t a better fly reel made or sold anywhere else at a better price.

The L2A reel is made for fish that want to bust you off. That’s when the friction-free spin of our L2A spool and precision-machined L2A frame and perfectly matched spool is going to make a difference. L2A reels are made for actual situations when anglers don’t have time to think about the reel. The Fly Shop’s L2A reels uses a durable, sensitive, and nearly infallible drag and spindle design system with 34 drag settings that will handle any imaginable freshwater fishing situation. Its a drag that is now common to dozens of other reels in the industry, and one that has proven to perform flawlessly in the most demanding freshwater situations s s s s s

Fully machined from T-6061 aircraft aluminum Quick change, inexpensive spools Super-sensitive drag Easily adapted to left or right hand wind retrieve Completely anodized for strength and durability

The Fly Shop’s L2A reels are tailored for those times when the fish you’re after strikes, you have set the hook, and the fun starts. Suddenly, terms like ‘low start up inertia’ mean your tippet is still intact and the fish you’ve been searching for is still there. You might still have to worry about possible wind knots and think about the strength of that tippet and some other stuff. But with an L2A reel on your rod, it’s performance will be the least of your concerns. The L2A reel is the most popular fly reel we’ve ever had here at The Fly Shop® and features a price tag that has made it one of the top values in fly fishing tackle. Model

L2A 4/5 L2A 5/6 L2A 7/8

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WF4 or 5 #6413 $119 WF5 or 6 6414 129 WF7 or 8 6415 139

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#6578 $55 6579 60 6580 65

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M2A Fly Reel M2A fly reel delivers features never before offered in a fly reel anywhere near our price.

The M2A fly reel is the ideal choice for the angler on a budget. It’s a well-designed reel that will last a lifetime. The M2A places a premium on value, quality, and craftsmanship. It is simply the finest fly reel made at anywhere near this price! The M2A reel redefines what fly fishermen might expect in an inexpensive fly reel. This reel has features found only on pricier reels and many of the performance innovations typically reserved for models that cost a lot more. s s s s s

Fully machined T-6061 aircraft aluminum Every part is anodized or stainless steel Easily converted to left or right hand wind Large spool capacity for extra backing Sensitive, center disc drag

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M2A 4/5 WF 4, 5, 6 M2A 6/7 WF 5, 6, 7

Code

Reel

#6455 $79 6512 89

Code Spool

#6456 $32 6513 36

The best fly reels for the buck are even better values when purchased as a combo with one of The Fly Shop® Signature Fly Rods.

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Galvan Torque Fly Reels

The Fly Shop’s most popular Galvan reel is made in the California foothills, east of Sacramento, by a family of American machinists. The Torque is beautiful, functional, exceptionally light, with an ultra-reliable drag system.

The Torque fly reels are time-tested favorites among our expert regional anglers. They’re fully machined, polished, and then anodized in a choice of four super-attractive colors to match most rods. The large arbor feaModel

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T-3S T-4S T-5S T-6S T-7S T-8S T-9S T-10S T-12S

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WF3+50 WF4+100 WF5+125 WF6+150 WF7+150 WF8+200 WF9+225 WF10+250 WF12+300

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Galvan Rush LT Reel

There are sexier reels. There are lighter reels. But there aren’t any reels that offer the sheer dependability and functionality that these fully machined drag reels have at this price. Rush LT reels can handle anything thrown at them. They were the predecessor to Galvan’s higher end Torque reel, feature the same composite disc drag, and are essentially the same high quality but with simpler, slightly heavier porting pattern. In fact, the Galvan Rush LT spools fit perfectly on the Torque frame - and Torque spools will marry the Rush frame. The extensive additional porting, machining, and polishing on the Torque models reduce weight and add ventilation, but also considerable expense.

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Incredibly durable and a terrific, feature laden, fly reel value! Available in black, blue, green, orange or clear anodized finishes Employs the ultra-reliable Torque drag system Maximum porting to reduce overall weight s Minimal start up inertia Saltwater-safe Type II anodization and stainless steel components Easily converted from left to right hand wind retrieve Machined 6061 bar-stock anodized aircraft aluminum Interchangeable with Torque frame and spools Like all Galvan reels, they’re 100% made in America

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Capacity

Rush LT 3 Rush LT 4 Rush LT 5 Rush LT 6 Rush LT 8 Rush LT 10 Rush LT 12

WF3 +50 WF4 +100 WF5 +100 WF6 +150 WF8 + 200 WF10 + 250 WF12 + 300

Spool Width

.85˝ .85˝ .90˝ .95˝ 1.25˝ 1.35˝ 1.35˝

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Brookie-0/1 Brookie-2/3 Brookie-3/4 Brookie-4/5

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Code Capacity Reel

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Black, blue, green, orange or clear finish Easily converted to left/right retrieve Foolproof drag system Virtually no start up inertia resistance Lightweight, super strong frame Machined from 6061 aluminum Completely ported for light weight Exceptionally large arbor to prevent coiling common with light line reels Galvan fly reels are made in the USA w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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Built strong and reliable for big-game fresh and saltwater action, the Grip features a silky-smooth, fully-sealed drag system that will handle the most extreme conditions and whip the toughest fish. They’re machined by master craftsmen and fitted with a refined fully sealed version of the phenomenal Torque carbon drag system and super-smooth carbon fiber/ceramic ball bearings. The Grip is a reel you can count on when you’re in a tough fight in the jungle, the saltwater, or in the ring battling any big game fish.

The Brookie is beautiful, functional, and a technological work of art. The friction-free spool and revolutionary frame eliminates all the unnecessary weight and strikes a perfect balance between simplicity and durability. At the same time, the Brookie has a gorgeous finish, an uncomplicated ultra-reliable drag that’ll perform flawlessly with any lightweight fly rod. The Brookie does more than just look good, and is our first choice as a companion to any ultra-light fly rod.

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Galvan Brookie

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Abel Sealed Drag Reels a new standard in fresh and saltwater reels In the 1980’s Steve Abel set a new benchmark in saltwater reels when he introduced the Abel Big Game Series. It was the most coveted saltwater reel of the era and was found on the rod in the hands of nearly every serious tarpon and big game fly fisherman. At least the ones who could afford them. The newest iteration of quality and performance from Abel is their totally re-engineered Sealed Drag Series, which features a unique, completely sealed, multi-disc braking system that’s powerful, reliable, smooth, and capable of taking on both fresh and saltwater gamefish. SDS (saltwater) versions have all the power needed to halt a hard-fighting tarpon in it’s tracks.

Satin Blue (one of 33 solid colors)

Peacock Bass (one of 8 Legacy colors)

The lightweight SDF (freshwater) models have virtually zero startup inertia, an enormous amount of drag, and three times the adjustment range of its predecessors. They’re just perfect for fighting trophy trout on light tippet. Abel Sealed Drag Reels are available in a variety of colors and graphic designs. Some resemble the markings of fish species and all are created individually by the Abel art department. If there are more beautiful reels made, we haven’t seen them. The reels are identical and the complexity of the finish determines its price. They take equipment to a new level in capturing the essence of our sport and are the perfect reel for the angler who won’t settle for anything but the best.

Bonefish ( o n e o f 9 T i e r Tw o c o l o r s )

N a t i v e B r o o k Tr o u t ( o n e o f 9 T i e r Tw o c o l o r s )

Redfish (one of 10 Tier One Colors)

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Large arbor, maximum capacity spool Guaranteed to last a lifetime 6061-T651 Aerospace aluminum Ported or Solid frame options Alternating stacked fluorocarbon polymer composite and stainless steel disc drag Quick change spool option Every Abel is made in America

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SDF 4/5 SDF 5/6 SDF 6/7

4-5 5-6 6-7

5.02 oz 5.42 oz 5.63 oz

$695 755 795

7-8 9-10 11-12

9.07 oz 9.48 oz 9.95 oz

$895 995 1,095

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$795 855 895

$895 955 995

$995 1,055 1,095

$1,095 1,155 1,195

$1,395 1,455 1,495

$1,195 1,295 1,395

$1,295 1,395 1,495

$1,595 1,695 1,795

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SDS 7/8 SDS 9/10 SDS 11/12

$995 1,095 1,195

$1,095 1,195 1,295

Visit our website to build your Abel reel and view Abels Fish Graphic options: catalog.theflyshop.com

Please allow 6 to 8 weeks to complete delivery of Fish Graphic anodized finishes.

Priceless Those special moments on the water that deserve to be celebrated!

T H E G O L D S T A N D A R D I N T H E A M A Z O N – the yardstick by which all trophy peacock bass (C. temensis) are measured is the extremely rare fish that tips the scales at over 20 pounds. Few jungle anglers have ever caught a single one in their life, and the most experienced and famous conventional tackle fisherman in the sport has caught less than three dozen in a storied career that has spanned four decades and more than a hundred visits to the Amazon and nearly all its tributaries.

Last September Bill Stroh, landed two monster peacock bass over that bar (one 21.8 pounds and the other 22.3 pounds). Either would be the fish of a lifetime, and both were caught in a single morning on a fly rod! Commemorating this incredible angling feat is Bill’s new Abel SDS. It is custom-anodized with the brilliant colors of a peacock bass and personalized with custom engraving. Bill Stroh Rio Marié 2019 Visit our website today and order your own commemorative reel to celebrate your angling adventures!


Lamson ulra-light, innovative, high performance fresh and saltwater fly reels

Everything Lamson is 100% designed and built by a creative team of fly fishing machinists, craftsmen, and visionaries in Boise Idaho. These guys have been pushing the envelope surrounding fly reel architecture and changing how people think about fly reels for 20 years.

Lamson Guru S Fly Reels

The Guru S has an excellent price tag for a fully machined fresh and saltwater safe reel. It is extremely lightweight, ultra-reliable and features their proprietary conical drag. This model was updated in 2019 with a more fully ported spool and cutaway frame to reduce weight and improve line drying. A new, narrow profile, large arbor spool speeds line retrieval and incorporates a unique way counterbalance. The Guru S is completely Type II saltwater anodized and all parts are stainless steel, making the reel one of the lightest available applicable for both fresh and salt. An excellent CNC machined reel at a great price.

Guru S Fly Reels Model

Lines

Capacity

Guru 3 Guru 5 Guru 7 Guru 9

2/3/4 4/5/6 6/7/8 8/9/10

WF3+60 WF5+100 WF7+180 WF10+220

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Spool

#26601 $129 26602 129 26603 139 26604 149

#26597 $259 26598 259 26599 289 26600 299

Completely ported, ventilated, large arbor spool Fully machined from 6061 Aircraft Aluminum Conical Drag System Color: OG Olive Green Made in the USA

Lamson Liquid Fly Reels 3-Pack

All together now! The Lamson Liquid 3-Pack is a great deal for the budget minded angler looking to have several line setups without breaking the bank. This 3-Pack comes with one, pressure-cast aluminum frame and three spools. So you can have your full sink, sink tip, and floating line all together in a nylon carrying case and be ready to immediately and quickly adapt to cover practically any fishing situation you might encounter. The reel and drag are everything you need in a fresh water reel and the 3-pack concept makes a great value!

Liquid 3-Pack Fly Reels Model

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Liquid 3+ 2-4 Liquid 5+ 4-6 Liquid 7+ 6-8 Liquid 9+ 8-10 s s s s

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3 spools included 3 spools included 3 spools included 3 spools included

Reel

#26605 $179.99 26606 179.99 26607 199.99 26608 229.99

Pressure Cast Aluminum frame and spool Nylon carrying case s Conical drag system Color: Smoke s Made in the USA Nylon carrying case fits the reel and extra spools

Ross has been making reels in America since 1973

Ross started in a little California town just north of Redding. Their motto “made on the water” became accentuated with the company’s move to Colorado and their commitment to design and innovation has resulted in some of the best fly reels on the market today!

Ross Evolution LTX Reels

Ross has reinvented one of the best trout reels made, and the Evolution LTX is now lighter, faster and offers a sealed drag 4 times stronger than its predecessor. Everything has been thought of with this reel design from an arbor knot channel that enables smooth backing loading hiding arbor knots, a Micarta handle made from a canvas phenolic rod adding durability and increased grip when wet. The LTX is a top of the line freshwater reel, and a solid choice for light saltwater applications. It is not only a great trout reel but has the power to take on redfish, bonefish, or snook, and is built to last for many enjoyable seasons to come.

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The drag system is based on the stacked-disc principle found on the popular, time-tested, field-proven Evolution Reel The bright black finish is hard anodized and polished for the perfect balance of durability, color, and elegance The frame and spool are machined from 6061-16 aluminum, specifically engineered for Ross Reels The spool utilizes a unique, impregnated, bronze bushing

Ross Animas Reels

The time-proven features that made the Animas a favorite of professionals were incorporated into this advanced version in 2019, along with new machining features to bring it into the modern era of Ross. The Animas is engineered incredibly strong and is visually stunning. Its frame is accented by a machined silhouette of the Colorado mountains and its uniquely ported design and structural profile are eye-catching, practical, and combine to create a bundle of features ready for any fresh or saltwater excursion.

Reel Capacity

Animas Fly Reels Model

Animas 4-5 Animas 5-6 Animas 7-8 s s s s s

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Reel

4.1 ounces 4.43 ounces 4.74 ounces

#25290 25291 25292

$325 325 325

A composite drag system field-proven by 80,000 fly rodders Trouble-free, zero maintenance spool A machined, anodized reel that’s a terrific value Lightweight Micarta handle that’s easy to grip when wet Like all Ross reels, it is made in America

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Nautilus NV-G High Performance Saltwater Fly Reels

These fine fly fishing tools are designed and built by a family of master machinists who have been crafting superb fly fishing equipment for more than seven generations! No sand, no gravel, no snow, no fresh or saltwater, and no tropical heat or freezing temperature will affect their performance. They’ve been The Fly Shop® staff’s top fresh and saltwater high-performance fly fishing reel since the turn of the century, and been proven to better than any steelhead, taimen, tarpon, bonefish, permit, peacock bass, or redfish we’ve ever met. The NV-G is a reel with an infallible drag system that we’ve never seen, or even heard of disappointing.

The NV-G is the crown jewel in the Nautilus reel line-up. It is free of maintenance and lightweight with a state-of-the-art titanium and ceramic drag system, titanium spool shaft, and ceramic bearings. It has also proven to be worth every cent. The NV-G features add up to a world-class reel that backs up its reputation with performance.

Available with right or left hand retrieve The lightest, most powerful reels in their class Absolutely zero maintenence drag and reel Each model spool holds plenty of backing Availably with right or left hand retrieve Easily changeable, palming-rim spools Brushed titanium or black anodized Special order colors available on our website

The award-winning, factory-sealed, disc braking system is what separates the NV-G from other top-tier reels. It has simply been time-tested and proven to be the most reliable saltwater reel made.

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Nautilus X-Series Fly Reels The innovative cutaway, frame on the Nautilus X-Series did more than shave weight and add sex appeal. It added rear spool rim protection where the reel typically makes contact. The large, wide arbor spool on the X-Series is super-ventilated to improve drying time of the line and backing. Too, it features an extra wide palming rim that adds approximately 35% more strength. The highlight of X-Series reels is the new, feather-smooth, Nautilus factory-sealed SCF-X Teflon® and carbon fiber disc drag. It is impervious to the elements, and helps these reels rate as one of best quality fly reel values in our sport.

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Lines

NV G-6/7 6/7 NV G-7/8 7/8 NV G-8/9 8/9 NV G-9/10 9/10 NV G-10/11 10/11 NV Monster 12/13

Capacity

WF6+175 WF7+200 WF8+ 200 WF9+ 225 WF10+225 WF12+325

Code

Reel

18888 $635 18889 685 18890 725 18891 825 18892 945 13518 945

Code

Spool

18894 $285 18895 295 18896 315 18897 350 18898 420 13519 420

Nautilus X-Series Fly Reels Model

Lines

Capacity

XS XM XL XL MAX

3/4 4/5 6/7 8/9

WF4+100 WF5+105 WF7+150 WF9+150

Code

Reel

#22506 $285 22070 295 21290 345 22507 395

Code

Spool

#22508 $145 22509 155 22570 175 22571 225

Available with right or left hand retrieve Super-light weight Completely saltwater anodized Superb drag Easily changeable spools Brushed black anodized Brushed titanium available, special order only

Every part of every Nautilus fly reel is made in the USA and assembled in Miami, Florida.

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Tenkara Revolution

Ours is a sport limited by it’s resources. As they diminish our angling focus narrows and the obvious turn is, to small streams, small fish, and lighter tackle. We’re re-defining our pleasure and what makes a great day of fly fishing. That’s where Tenkara comes in! T H E J A P A N E S E D I D N ’ T invent fly fishing. Similar styles were used all

over the world. But, in their small mountain streams they didn’t need long casts, and small fish make no long runs.So, there was no need to abandon traditional tackle after reels were invented. Instead they refined Tenkara. What remains is still only a rod with a line tied to the tip and a fly and, like many things Japanese, they do a great job of marrying technology, and tradition. Modern Tenkara rods are made of high modulus graphite, lighter and stronger than the bamboo predecessors.They’re telescopic and extremely compact when collapsed. Fully extended, Tenkara rods range from 10 to 15 feet long. Latest Tenkara lines are furled, tapered, and made of high-tech materials. They’re lighter than the lightest fly lines New technology allows the angler to keep most of the line off the water, reducing drag and improving presentation.

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Tenkara Rods & Accessories Tenkara’s Teton Zoom A new generation rod that adjusts to both 10.5 or 12 feet long., The Zoom is very responsive at short distances, but has more backbone and is able to handle large fish when fully extended. The higher modulus graphite used in its construction helps promote more precise casting at distances up to 20 feet. Code #27542

S E L E C T E D four great packages to help you get started in the world of Tenkara. The differences are mostly length and action – how flexible they are and how appropriate they might be for where and how you plan to fish. Each package include a hand-crafted, single strand fly line and a 3mm. nickel alloy tippet ring. The lines are level, yet turn flies over as well or better than any mono lines made. The braided line is useful in the different types of water you’ll be faced with as you learn the sport. As Tenkara anglers move from spot to spot, they spool their line to keep it from snagging on branches or obstructions. The winding spools in our packages allow for simple and easy traveling to and between your fishing destinations. We’ve included three excellent, traditional. Tenkara-type flies to begin your journey, though proven flies appropriate for the destination are recommended.

Weight 3.5 ounces

Length 23 inches

Telescoped Length 10.5 to 12 feet

Grip 11.25 inches

Price $225

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Tenkara’s Sawtooth Rod These rods absolutely maximize the pleasure you’ll get from fish in the 6˝ to 16˝ range. There is a lot of play in this rod, what we call a 5:5 action that still qualifies as ultra-light. There are 9 telescopic sections and a swivel tip is to help keep your line from getting tangled. The colorful design is traditional Japanese. Code #18202

Weight 3.2 ounces

Length 20 inches

Telescoped Length 12 feet

Grip 11.25 inches

Price $195

Tenkara’s Rocky

The lightest and shortest Tenkara rod in our line-up absolutely maximizes the pleasure you’ll get from small fish and tight, tiny streams. 10´ long, the Sierra is a sure bet for narrow, brush-lined streams.

Much more powerful than many Tenkara-type rods, the Rocky is built using very high modulus graphite and intended for carp, salmon, sea trout, and big fish. Fully extended, it’s 14´ 6˝ long with a swivel tip to minimize line tangle. The stronger, faster action handles bigger fish without sacrificing the ultra-light, Tenkara-style touch that makes this kind of fishing such fun.

Code #21084

Code #28232

Tenkara’s Sierra Rod

Weight 2.8 ounces

Length 20 inches

Telescoped Length 10 feet

Grip 11.25 inches

Price $185

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Grip 13.25 inches

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The Fly Shop’s Freshwater Floating Fly Line Selection

Nowhere else in our sport are the effects of modern technology as apparent. Tapers, coatings, floatation, the texture, color, and performance of modern fly lines continues to improve. Each and every generation of fly lines seem to float higher, cast further, last longer, shoot through the guides with less effort, and make fly fishing easier and more fun. These are the best lines made!

Amplitude Infinity & Mastery Infinity All-Purpose Tapers

Rio’s Elite Gold Floating Line

These are the most versatile trout fishing fly lines in our line-up. The difference is in the textured finish, Both lines have floating texture on the line’s tip to keep it riding like a cork, and shooting texture on the (slightly long) weight forward section to reduce friction, add distance, and make it a lot easier to mend nymph rigs or toss streamers. SA added AST Plus slickness agent to smooth the passage through the guides and extend the line’s usable life. These are half a size heavy to compensate for today’s modern fast action fly rods. Amplitude Infinity All-Purpose Floating Fly Line

Mastery Infinity All-Purpose Floating Fly Line

#26705 WF3F

#26707

WF5F

#26709

WF7F

#28149 WF3F

#28151

WF5F

#26706 WF4F

#26708

WF6F

#26710

WF8F

#28150 WF4F

#28152

WF6F

• Bamboo/Buckskin

• 90 feet

• Bamboo/Buckskin/Camo

• 90 feet

$129.95

The addition of the brand new “SlickCast” finish on the Elite Gold fly lines has added an incredible new dimension of durability and distance to their freshwater fly lines. Now, more than ever, the Rio Gold lines can be counted on to toss a stable loop at close or long range, and pitch a fly to the horizon. Rio Elite Gold Freshwater Floating Fly Line

WF7F

#28153

#27780 WF4F 27784 WF8F

$79.95

WF5F

#27781

#27782 WF6 #27783 WF7F

• Moss/Gray/Gold

• 90 feet $119.99

Rio’s Gold Elite Perception Floating Line Amplitude MPX & Mastery MPX Freshwater Floating Lines

With a bit more mass on the front end of the line’s taper, MPX tapers deliver the fly efficiently and effortlessly. All MPX lines are a half line weight heavy to help load fast action rods quickly. They have muscle and the finesse previously only available from lines with longer, less versatile taper profiles. MPX lines truly cover all the bases and rate at the top of the list of all ‘round fly lines. Amplitude MPX Freshwater Floating Fly Line #21416 WF3F

#21418

WF5F

#21420

WF4F

21419

WF6F

21421

21417

#27785 WF3F 27789 WF7F

#27786 WF4F

WF8F $129.95

#19586 WF3F

#19588

WF5F

#19590

WF7F

WF4F

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WF6F

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WF8F

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• 90 feet

19815

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Mastery Trout Weight Forward Floating Lines Mastery Trout Tapers feature Advanced Shooting Technology (AST) line coatings to help speed the line through the guides quietly and smoothly. Weight forward tapers generate more line speed and it’s easier to cast long distance with them.They’ll turn over larger dry flies and are a great choice for most situations. WF3F

WF5F

#19816

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• 90 feet

#19817

Cortland Camo Intermediate Fly Line

#3232 WF4I 21850 WF8I

#3233 WF5I 24541 WF9I

#19815

Amplitude Anadro Floating Fly Line & Mastery Anadro Floating Line

#22613

WF6F

Mastery Anadro Floating Fly Line

22615 WF8F

22616

WF9F

#22614 WF7F

• Turtle Grass/Willow/Optic Green • 100 feet

$129.95

#19597 WF5F

#19598

WF6F

19600 WF8F

19601

WF9F

• Green/Yellow

• 100 feet

#19599 WF7F

$79.95

Mastery Fresh Water Titan Taper Floating Fly Line The Titan fly lines are a great choice for tossing mice in Kamchatka, and big, topwater bass bugs at home. It’s our own go-to floating line for Peacock Bass with a popper, or when we’re using a long leader and a slightly subsurface streamer in freshwater. The short, heavy front taper turns over air-resistant patterns that a standard weight forward taper couldn’t possibly handle, and makes fishing with big dry flies a whole lot easier. Mastery Fresh Water Titan Taper Floating Fly Line #19580 WF6F

#19581 WF7F

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#19583 WF9F

#19584 WF10F

#19602 DT2F 19603

DT3F

• Dark Willow

#19604 DTF4F

#3235 WF7I $59.95

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19605 DT5F

• 90 feet

$79.95

Amplitude Creek Trout Floating Line Designed for casting in small creeks where your average weight forward line doesn’t make the cut. Short overall head length to match smaller waters with a longer front taper that ensures leader turnover at any distance. Easily handles small dries to larger terrestrial patterns often used on these types of waters. #28160 WF2F 28164 WF6F

#28161 WF3F

#28162 WF4F

• Moss/Leather/Willow • 90 feet

#28163 WF5F $99.95

Mastery Bass Bug Taper Built to turn over the big bugs, and toss them a mile. The taper of this line is similar to the Mastery Titan, but with a specialized warmweather coating built to withstand hot temperatures. #25301 WF6F

#27559 WF7

• Frog Green/Shad Blue

$79.95

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24542 WF10I

Advanced Shooting Technology (AST) line coatings to help speed the line through the guides quietly and smoothly. Double taper fly lines are the choice of most small stream enthusiasts. They excel in making delicate short and medium range presentations with little or no commotion.

WF4F

The Fly Shop® and Scientific Anglers teamed up to design this floating fly line for indicator nymph fishing. The results were better than we could have hoped for and the taper is now available in both the Amplitude and the Mastery series. Amplitude lines feature a micotexture finish that differs from the Mastery lines. Tossing large indicators and split shot is a lot easier with the long, 60´+ belly built into this taper, whether roll casting, mending, single-hand spey casting, or lining up a switch rod, there’s no better choice than one of the Anadro Floating fly lines. #22612 WF5F

#3234 WF6I

Mastery Trout Double Taper Floating

WF6F

$79.95

Amplitude Anadro Floating Fly Line

#27788 WF6F

• 90 feet $119.99

This super-stealthy, clear camo line disappears in the water. Cortland’s solid monofilament core is fused to a clear polymer coating formulated to perform in a wide range of temperatures. The ultraslow sink rate (less than 2 inches per second) keeps the fly in the feeding zone longer than any other line. Our most popular stillwater line and a must on western Lakes.

Mastery Trout Weight Forward Taper Floating Fly Line #19814

#27787 WF5F

• Green/Camo/Gray

Mastery MPX Freshwater Floating Fly Line

WF7F

• Optic Green/Turtle Grass/Buckskin • 90 feet

A shorter front taper and slightly heavier line than the Rio Gold, the Perception lines load the rod sooner, are easier to control at short range, and effortless to cast at any distance. Perfect for less experienced casters, and ideal for fishing small streams and stillwater.

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Specialty Saltwater Fly Lines

Saltwater, stillwater, jungle rivers, fast creeks and rivers, deep lakes, spooky fish, are only a few of the specialty situations that require lines with a tactical advantage. Other destinations might demand extreme distance casting, or require driving a bulky bass, redfish, tarpon, or snook fly into the wind. We’ve got those, (and more) bases covered.

Mastery Bonefish Floating Taper

Amplitude Bonefish Floating Taper

This popular floating saltwater fly line taper features a revised, improved and lengthened head to add control and help put the fly right where it needs to be without spooking fish, a narrow running line, stiffened core and a hard, non-stick coating combine to add measurable distance.

The newest generation of fly lines incorporates the identical tapers and all the features of the Mastery Series and adds both the revolutionary AST Plus slickness additive and a unique micro-texture to reduce friction.The stiff, tropical core insures accuracy and adds effortless distance.

Mastery Bonefish Floating Taper #19628 WF6F

#19629

F7F

• Light Blue/Ivory • 100 feet

#19630

WF8F

#19631

Amplitude Bonefish Floating Taper

WF9F

$79.95

#22676

WF7F

#222677 WF8F

• Black/Surf/Ivory • 100 feet

#22678

WF9F

$129.95

Amplitude Tarpon Floating Taper A larger version of the Bonefish model, the Amplitude Tarpon Floating Taper has a short head for quick shots, AST Plus, and subtle microtexturing in the running section that combine to make this the best tarpon saltwater fly line on the market.

Amplitude Redfish Warm and Cold Taper Floating Fly Line Catching a tailing redfish might be the greatest thing in the world. Just make sure you have the right line for the job. Our Amplitude Smooth Redfish Cold line is designed with a short head for quick shots, which is exactly what you’ll need when you’re poling through a marsh in 10 inches of water on a brutally hot summer afternoon or on a freakishly chilly fall morning.

Amplitude Tarpon Floating Taper #22679 WF10F

#21854

7wt

#21855

8wt

#21856

9wt

21857

8wt

21858

9wt

21859

10wt

#22681 WF12F

$129.95

Amplitude Infinity Saltwater Floating Taper

$99.95

Scientific Anglers Seamless Sonar Sinking Fly Lines These new subsurface fly lines are a huge departure from the graduated density fly lines of years past. They incorporate a smooth, seamless transition between the multiple floating, sinking tip, or different sinking rate sections and eliminate the “hinge effect” that made previous multidensity lines so difficult to cast. The final result in all the Sonar fly lines is a constant, straight connection to the subsurface flies as they drop, and as the swing in the water column.

WF11F

The most advanced saltwater line in our sport. Features AST Plus slickness additive for increased durability and smooth passage through the guides, while the longer head and a bit extra weight helps this line perform like a shooting head, even on the windiest of days.

Mastery Redfish Floating Taper Warm Cold

#22680

• Black/Sand/Ivory • 100 feet

#26716

WF7F

#26717

26719

W10F

26720

WF8F

#26718

WF9F

WF11F

26721

WF12F

• Black/Sand/Horizon • 100 feet

$129.95

Sonar lines are the latest generation of sinking line technology. They provide a direct connection to the fly, keeping the angler in control every second it’s in the water. They definitely improve the ability to feel the strike sooner and set the hook earlier! • Both ends are looped for easy rigging • Super-strong, braided multifilament core • Ideal for both cold and freshwater climates • Predictable sink rates

Sonar Seamless Stillwater Dual-Density & Intermediate Camo Sinking Lines

Scientific Anglers 25-foot Sonar Sinking Tip Fly Lines These long, high-density sinking tips are backed with a high floating belly and a narrow diameter running line. The configuration adds distance every cast, makes the line easy to mend and control in the water column, and helps to visually detect strikes. Most important, the 25´ sinking tip gets the fly down and into the feeding lane quickly. They’re super-productive in large streams and rivers for steelhead, salmon, and trout. and often the answer in slow and deep stillwater and structure fishing for any species. $89.95 It’s the best 2nd line you’ll ever own for a bunch of different freshwater situations.

Sonar Stillwater Sinking lines provide straight line connections to subsurface flies, and these sinking fly lines seamlessly combine two different density sections of fly line. • Ideal for lakes, ponds, and stillwater • Super-strong, braided multifilament core Intermediate Clear Camo

Seamless Density Sink 1 and Sink 3

#26711

WF4SI

#26712

WF5SI

#26545 WF4S1/3

#26546 WF5S1/3

26713

WF6SI

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WF7SI

26547 WF6S1/3

26548 WF7S1/3

26315

WF8SI

Seamless Density Sink 3 and Sink 5

Scientific Anglers Sonar Titan Sinking Tip Fly Lines

#26550 WF5S3/5

Perfect for bank bashing streamers or swinging a rabbit streamer in Alaska, the Sonar Titan Sink Tip is the ultimate streamer fishing fly line. Built on SA’s Titan taper profile which is compensated to handle the largest of coneheads or lead eyes you want to fish. Sink tip sections are available in two densities (Type 3 & Type 5 sinking rates). Tip lengths are designed to match rod individual weights from 8´to14´ They’re great for both wade fishing or casting out of a boat. Streamer fishing has never been so easy!

#26551 WF6S3/5

Seamless Density Sink 5 and Sink 7 #26554 WF6S5/7

26552 WF7S3/5

#26555 WF7S5/7

26556 WF8S5/7

Sonar 25-foot Sinking Tip Fly Lines Product Code

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Body

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Color

Length      Line

#19607

150 Grains

6, 7

25´

29´

51´

4˝ per sec.

Scientific Anglers Titan Triple-Density Sonar Sinking Lines

19608

200 Grains

7, 8

25´

29´

51´

5˝ per sec.

Yellow

These sinking fly lines combine three different density sections of fly line and connect anglers to the fly in a straight line at any depth. Triple Density lines begin with a small diameter section of sinking running line which graduates in density (but not diameter) until it connects with the very fast sinking belly and the even faster sinking tip section creating a smooth transfer of energy. It eliminates hinging, transfers power evenly, and the end result is powerful head that turns over big flies and adds distance.

19609

250 Grains

7, 8, 9

25´

29´

51´

5.5˝ per sec.

White

19610

300 Grains

8, 9

25´

29´

51´

6˝ per sec.

Green

19611

350 Grains

8, 9, 10

25´

29´

51´

6.5˝ per sec.

Orange

$89.95

Intermediate-Type 3-Type 5 Density Sinking Line #19622 WF6S

#19623

WF7S

#19624 WF8

#19625

WF9S

#19626 WF10S

Fast Sinking Type 3-Type 5-Type 7 Density Sinking Line #21423

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#21424

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Rod

#24439

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2.5˝ to 3.5˝/sec

#24443

5 wt.

5.5˝ to 6.5˝/sec

24440

6 wt.

2.5˝ to 3.5˝/sec

10´

24444

6 wt.

5.5˝ to 6.5˝/sec

10´

24441

7 wt.

2.5˝ to 3.5˝/sec

12´

24445

7 wt.

5.5˝ to 6.5˝/sec

12´

24442

8 wt.

2.5˝ to 3.5˝/sec

14´

24446

8 wt.

5.5˝ to 6.5˝/sec

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Fly Line Accessories Scientific Anglers Line Dressing & Cleaning Pads

Specifically designed for their AST and AST+ lines, but works with all brands. Two sided, rough side to scrub line, and softer sponge side to apply line dressing. SA’s formula restores fly line performance. Highly recommended for all saltwater, jungle, and stillwater fly fishermen! Untamed Angling Photo from the spectacular Rio Mar ié

#1524 Dressing with 2 pads 28132 Cleaning Pads (2)

$9.95 8.95

Specialty fly lines for the tropics Mastery Jungle Custom-Cut Super Sinking Line This line has no equal when it comes to dredging deep, fast, jungle rivers. The Custom-Cut head marries a 35´ long, T-14 head to a stiff, strong running line and can be trimmed to a length that will perfectly balance any rod from an 8 to 11 weight. With it, you’ll be able to get to the bottom quicker than with any other freshwater fly line on the market and put your fly in front of the Payara, Dorado, Peacock Bass or the Costa Rica tarpon often found in extremely fast water or far below the surface #20605 Blue/Black

Welded loop connects easily to backing $89.95

Amnesia shooting line stretches to instantly lose all memory and reduce tangling and is a great butt section!

Absolute Flat Mono Shooting Line Rectangular mono reduces surface area and cuts through water better than coated running lines. Use 25 lb. or 35 lb. for single-hand and trout spey. 42 lb. and 50 lb. are best for standard spey outfits. #26699 35 lb. $14.95 26701 50 lb.

Jungle Floating Line with Clear Intermediate Sink Tip

• • • • •

Short, l head and front taper loads quickly, turn over stiff leaders and deliver big flies Mastery Texturing for repetitive casts Durable, non-gummy tropical climate coating A stiff, strong, 50 lb. multifilament core won’t break off, coil or tangle 105´ Total length

#20606 8WT

#20607 9WT

#20608 10WT

Our Jungle Titan is the perfect line for the tropics! It has an extremely hard, durable coating and features a stiff, 50 lb. multifilament core that is strong enough to set the hook deep in the monster’s mouth, put the brakes on a fish headed for cover, and not coil or tangle on the deck. The narrow running line meets a powerful, 34´ head with an aggressive front taper that packs enough power to load a very fast action rod quickly and make the type of repetitive casts common to tropical angling much easier. The Jungle Taper will turn over stiff leaders and deliver your fly to the fish with as few false casts as possible. Ultra-strong, non-coiling, near-unbreakable, braided 50# multifilament core Durable, hard, non-gummy finish just right for tropical climates Conch Tan/Horizon Tip 90´ length

#20609 8WT

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#20610 9WT

#20611 10WT

200´spools 15 lb. 20 lb. 25 lb. 30 lb. Fl. Green #4261 #1974 #1975 #1976 Fl. Red 4263 1977 1978 1979 $5.95 Spool

Scientific Anglers Dacron Backing The best backing that money can buy. It actually gets stronger when wet, and it will not rot or mildew.

Hatch “Pure” 8-braid Poly Backing Better than gel-spun backing, with a diameter of only .014˝ (20 lb. dacron is .018) it is the equivalent of 68-pound test, but feels like dacron. It won’t cut into itself, or the rod guides. #16164 16165 16166

20# Test Orange White Yellow 30# Test Orange White Yellow

$29 53 100

100m spool 200m spool 400m spool

100 Yard #8253 8249 20290 100 Yard #8255 8251 20291 $8.95

250 Yard #8254 8250 20292 250 Yard #8256 8252 20293 $20.95

$89.95

Mastery Titan Jungle Floating Line

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#18926 Omni Kit $29 (Includes Linecare box, SwitchBox, Crank) 18927 Omni SwitchBox/Spool $14 17385 Omni Crank Handle 5 17384 Linecare Box 9

Sunset Amnesia

#26698 25 lb. 26700 42 lb.

Every feature of the floating Mastery Jungle Titan Taper was incorporated into the design of the Titan Clear Tip before 15´ of clear, intermediate sinking tip was added. The tapered, looped, clear tip is ideal for stealthy presentations and the 50# core will put the brakes on a trophy Temensis. Veteran Peacock Bass anglers find this to be their first choice and often the only fly line they’ll need for the tropics. It is, unquestionably, the most essential fly line developed for Brazil and Bolivia

OmniSpool SwitchBox System These clear, hard plastic boxes make it easy to change, clean, and store fly lines. OmniSpools lock together for storage and the linewinder system offers optional line cleaning pads.

$79.95

Rio Braided Loops

Umpqua Line Dressing Applicator

Just slide on the line and apply Zap-a-Gap for a quick, permanent connection loop.

Fitted with felt pads, this box snaps over the line, and is ideal for a quick and easy application of your favorite line dressing! Perfect for Glide.

#6025 Lines 3 to 6 4/package 6050 Lines 7 to 12 4/package 6051 Spey Lines 4/package $5.99

#1519

$5.95

Russ Peak's Fly Line Dressing

Dries as a hard, slick finish that helps both floating and sinking fly lines smoothly through guides, adding distance to every cast.

Pharmaceutical grade silicone will not disturb the integrity of high-tech fly lines, won’t freeze in cold weather, and is perfect for slime (mono) lines.

#1543

#1742

Glide Fly Line Dressing

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The Fly Shop’s

Economy Polarized Sunglasses Quality polarized sunglasses are one more example of our commitment to bringing great fly fishing products at equally great prices. Performance meets comfort, style and economy in our distortion-free, polarized sunglasses.

TFS Polarized “Cruiser”

TFS Polarized “Marsh”

Handsome, durable, light, black frames that block light and reduce eye strain. Amber colored lens is great in most situations. This is our most popular sunglass!

Straight and narrow temples feature rubberized inserts to keep them in place. Rubberized nose pads and large coverage lenses round out this great sunglass.

Matte brown frame for added protection from harmful direct light or reflections.The brown lens is a top choice for harsh sun and bright, midday conditions.

#21686 Amber lens

#24588 Brown lens $19.99 24589 Brown/Green lens $29.99

#19212 Brown lens

The Fly Shop’s Spudz

Slip-Fit Chums

$19.99

TFS Polarized “Striper” Sunglasses

$19.99

Cocoons Flip-Ups These scratch-resistant, distortion free, polarized polycarbonate lenses clip to any Rx glasses and transform them to polarized, see-thru-water fishing tools. Made by the first name in over-Rx sunglasses. • 100% UV protection • First-class polarization #3595 Amber Poly Lens 3592 Gray Poly Lens 3600 Copper Poly Lens

The Fly Shop’s Standard Chums

Soft, comfortable way to keep glasses in place! Assorted colors, branded with our logo. #1453

$6.95

$21.95

The most convenient lens cloth you’ll ever use! Spudz employs a microfiber cleaning cloth that will not scratch your sensitive lenses. Simply tuck the cloth back into the attached pouch until you need it again.

Adjustable, lightweight, reliable. #2571    $6.95

#14472    $6.95

Loon Nocturnal Headlamp

Flip Focal

Designed for the angler who doesn’t want to be confined by the schedule of the sun. Using the red light function is easy on the eyes of both the wearer and their fishing buddies. The best part is the built-in-battery is rechargeable using a Micro USB cable (included) ensures that your light is charged and ready to go.

Put your flies and tippet back in focus with these time-tested, angling magnifiers. They tie-tack onto any hat brim and fold up out of the way. Simply move the object to bring it into perfect focus.

#26774

#4451    $16.95

$29.00

• Simple magnification • Lightweight, 2.5 power lens • Tacks on any hat brim

Man Cave Art

Each piece of Cody Richardson’s angling art is unique, and the perfect way to express your own angling fervor, commemorate a triumph, celebrate the trip of a lifetime, or as a gift. All of Cody’s work is colorful, large, and distinctive. His collection includes more than two dozen fish species. Each is personalized by license plate origin - trout silhouettes from Alaska, Colorado, Montana, and elsewhere. The tarpon, permit, and bonefish can be selected with plates from Florida, Cuba, Bahamas, Mexico, or Belize. You get the idea. Trout Steelhead Salmon Bonefish Tarpon Permit Largemouth Bass Snook Redfish Striped Bass Prices range from $300 to $2,000 depending on the size and complexity of the artwork. Unless the license origin request is extraordinary, only a short (30 days) wait for delivery. There is a $25 shipping charge per piece. Visit our website for all options!

Redfish 42˝X 22˝ Louisiana, Florida, Texas,

Trout

$400-$700

Bonefish

35˝ X 21˝ Montana, Idaho, Utah

43˝ X 17˝ Mexico, Cuba, Belize

$300-$900

Steelhead

$450-$700

Tarpon

42˝ X 17.5˝ B.C., Russia, Oregon, Michigan, Washington

$400-$800

48˝ X 20˝ Florida, Cuba, Mexico, Belize $450-$1,800

Largemouth Bass

Permit

36˝ X 26˝ California, Florida $300-$700

43˝ X 25˝ Mexico, Cuba, Belize, Florida $650-$1,450

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Built for experts. Priced for beginners! The Fly Shop’s S2H2O Spey Rods

Our S2H2O Spey Rods raised eyebrows and have gotten endorsements from an army of double-handed experts, and been battle-tested from Kamchatka to Canada to Alaska and Tierra del Fuego. These are high-performance rods and, when paired with Skagit and Scandi lines, and have energy to spare without sacrificing sensitivity. You can delicately cast loops off of the tip or use more rod to really create some power and drive the line across the river. They’ll handle heavier flies and tips when needed, and fight stiff winds with ease. These rods are capable of generating line speed with very little effort make for tight, fast-traveling, efficient loops.

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Practical non-glare finish s Superb components, tailored to each model Cordura-covered spey rod tube s Dynamic, powerful, progressive actions An extra tip, at no extra charge s Handsome, quality, multi-colored cork All our H2O fly rods are backed by The Fly Shop® warranty The best performing spey rods in the sport at this price!

Model

6126-4 7130-4 8136-4

Line

Length

6 7 8

12´6˝ 13´0˝ 13´6˝

Pcs.

4 4 4

Recommended

Light steelhead, heavy trout Universal steelhead, sea trout Big river steelheead, sea trout

Price

$425 425 425

These rods are a swell choice for the beginner to learn with, but they’re built for experts who have dialed in their casting stroke. And don’t cost a bundle!

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THE FLY SHOP’S SWITCH & SPEY ROD LINE-UP

Scott Spey & Switch rods

T H E R A D I A N S P E Y R O D S are the newest entry

in Scott’s spey rod line-up. Extremely light, with an amazing feel and touch, the Radian models promise to be unbelievably smooth and deliver a remarkable level of controlled power and versatility. These rods are equally capable of tip casting accurate dart loops in smaller water, or launching lasers across a broad Canadian steelhead river to distant holding water. Scott’s rods couldn’t be more highly rated by spey experts and the first choice among anglers who can afford and accept nothing but the best.

& S W I T C H R O D S advance casting and feel with their X-core technology. Find out how easy it is to form tight, flat loops and reach far off lies consistently and with very little effort. T3h rods load quickly and develop high line speed at any distance. The taper of this rod has more than enough power to turn over large flies and heavy tips and is available in line weights 4 to 10.

S A G E ’ S K O N N E T I C technology is a proprietary fab-

rication technique using Sage’s resin and Konnetic Graphite. The result is less “wobble” as the rod moves through the casting stroke.These rods track perfectly and the decreased lateral movement and reduced vibration optimizes load and line speed for long, smooth, and flawless casts. Then it helps beyond the cast by improving connection through the line to the fly during the mend and swing.

Echo TR2 Spey & Switch rods

E C H O T R 2 S P E Y Rod Series is designed by world-

class, expert fly casters for a powerful and compact casting stroke and is particularly appropriate for tight places, small rivers and large streams.

III

12´ 6˝ 13´ 0˝

Line

Price

7 $1,195 8 1,195

SCOTT T3h SPEY

Sage’s two-handed X-Spey rods travel in a single plane while the power passes through the blank, allowing easy, efficient loading during and through the casting stroke. The shaft’s enhanced recovery and crisp tip stop optimizes line speed and delivers long, smooth casts. Reduced vertical movement and vibration in the blank results in a more accurate and efficient presentation. It’s the best bunch of spey and switch rods Sage has ever made.

Smaller models (3 and 4 weight) are beginner-friendly and an easy, inexpensive way to wade into the world of 2-handed trout fishing. And like most Echo products, they perform like rods costing twice the price.

Winston Micro Spey rods BORON

Length

R1257/4 R1308/4

Scott T3h Switch & Spey Rods 10´ 6˝ 4 $925 11´ 0˝ 6 925 11´ 0˝ 8 925 12´ 8˝ 6 995 12´ 8˝ 7 995 12´ 8˝ 8 995 13´ 6˝ 7 995 13´ 6˝ 8 995

T3h1064/4 T3h1106/4 T3h1108/4 T3h1286/4 T3h1287/4 T3h1288/4 T3h1357/4 T3h1358/4

Sage X Switch 4-pc. Rods

Sage X-Switch & X-Spey rods

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Scott Radian Spey 4-Pc. Rods Model

Winston Micro 4-pc. Spey Rod

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RODS

have added a few light line (3, 4 and 5wt.) trout rods to two handed trout fishing. They combine the power of a spey rod with the finesse of a trout rod, and add a new, exciting dimension to the sport. These fast-action rods are perfect for trout, ultra-light steelhead, big, broad rivers, tree-lined banks, demanding weather and a great way for trout guys to graduate into double-handed angling.

Model

Length

Line

3106 Micro 10´6˝ 4110 Micro 11´ 5116 Micro 11´6˝

3 4 5

Recommended

Price

Small rivers and trout $1,099 Larger trout & light steelhead 1,099 Large trout & light steelhead 1,099

Model

6110-4 X 7110-4 X 8110-4 X

Length

Line

11´ 11´ 11´

6 7 8

Price

$1,150 1,150 1,150

Sage X Spey & Two -Handed Rods 12´ 6 $1,250 12´ 7 1,250 13´ 7 1,250 14´ 7 1,250 12´ 8 1,250 13´ 8 1,250 14´ 8 1,250 12´ 9 1,250 14´ 9 1,250 15´ 10 1,250

6120-4 X 7120-4 X 7130-4 X 7140-4 X 8120-4 X 8130-4 X 8140-4 X 9120-4 X 9140-4 X 10150-4 X

Echo TR2 Spey/Switch 4-pc Rods 11´0˝ 3 $379 11´3˝ 4 379 12´6˝ 6 379 13´ 7 379 13´6˝ 8 379

TR 3110 TR2 TR 4113 TR2 TR 6126 TR2 TR 7130 TR2 TR 8136 TR2

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Choosing a Spey Reel

making a hard game harder, often preferring the simpler gear and pawl reels with no disc drags at all…and they will all tell you that the sound of a screaming clicker, with a steelhead ripping line off of it, is one of the greatest sounds in fly fishing. Two-handed rods cast larger and thicker lines. Any appropriate companion spey reel needs adequate capacity (normally 3 line sizes greater than would be proper for single-handed rod – an 8 weight spey rod would be a reel rated for an 11-weight conventional line) and enough weight to counter-balance the long rod. Without the extra weight, your longer fly rod will feel “tip-heavy” during every cast and that will rob you of both casting enjoyment and efficiency.

T R A D I T I O N A L spey anglers prioritize their search for the best

reel by capacity, weight, reliability, durability, and price. But aesthetics are often a very important consideration as well. Sometimes the sound a reel makes is more important than it’s drag system! With the exception of switch rods, most double-handed fishing is done on larger rivers by anglers who are chasing big fish. Of course, reliability and performance is critical. But many in the crowd of fanatics would argue that they love the added challenge of fishing with the classic “clicker” reels from the past. High performance saltwater reels work great on spey rods, and can do double duty when it is time for your next tarpon trip. But, the hardcore swingers like

Galvan

Rush LT Reel

The Galvan Rush Light is a fully machined reel, designed and manufactured just down the road from Redding in Sonora, California.They are time-tested, super-durable, and ultra-dependable.The high capacity, larger versions of the Galvan Rush are perfect for both spey and switch anglers. The Rush shares the same reliable drag system as the Galvan Torque series reels, and have a lot more stopping power than you’ll likely ever need. It’s a bit heavier than the Torque model, the Rush models balance out better on longer rods, so you can stick to fighting fish, not “tip dive”. Model

Spey Rods

Width

We i g h t

Code

Reel

370 395 425

Rush LT 8 Switch 3, 4, or 5 1.25˝ 8.1 oz 24389 Rush LT 10 Spey 6 or 7 1.35˝ 8.8 oz 24390 Rush LT 12 Spey 8 or 9 1.35˝ 9.1 oz 24391 See our complete line up of all the Galvan Rush LT reels on page 25

Echo

Code

Spool

24396 24397 24398

$175 185 195

Bravo Pro Reel

The Bravo deserves applause for bringing top quality performance without a top-tier price tag! The handsome, super-light Bravo features a partially-sealed drag and is equally at home in both the salt and the fresh water. It’s a swell choice for whatever fish you’re planning on chasing, and you won’t find another spey reel with this capacity and stopping power at this price! s Pitstop carbon fiber stacked drag system s Extra large arbor design s User serviceable drag system s Sealed to keep the salt out s This might be the best-priced reel made that’ll hold up to salt and brackish water fly fishing Capacity

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WF8 + 200 WF9 + 200 WF10 + 200

#22715 22716 22717

$139.95

Spey Rod

Model

Bravo Bravo Bravo

7/9 8/10 10/12

Switch 4, 5 or 6 Spey 6, 7 or 8 Spey 8 or 9

Farlex

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Four-Inch Direct Drive Spey Reel

There’s just something special about fishing a classic click and pawl reel. Hard-core fishermen appreciate a little added challenge, and a little added reward, for the anglers that are already fishing for the most challenging fish in fresh water. Farlex is leading the charge in the Spey World’s modern classic clicker reels. One look at this mastery in machining, and the absolutely beautiful classic lines of the raised pillars and “S” handle, will make you want one for yourself. Hearing a steelhead rip line against the outgoing check will make you never want to fish anything else again when swinging a fly. The 4-inch model is the perfect option for most steelhead and Atlantic salmon s 4˝ S Handle s Raised Pillar s 2-way click s Made in the USA s Color options: Silver/Black, Black, or Green Retrieval

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Model Perfect 4-Inch wide spool

The most perfect of the Model Perfect reels. It’s changed very little since its introduction in 1891 and the 4 incher is considered by many experts to be the most classic 7 or 8-weight spey reel ever made for most steelhead, large sea trout or smaller Atlantic salmon. Model Perfects are machined from solid bar stock aluminum, then hard-anodized for durability and polished to a satin smooth, gunmetal grey finish. Their sweet-sounding spools rotate on stainless steel ball bearinsg and are held in check by a time-tested, click-and-pawl drag that’s rated as among the most reliable in the world of fly fishing. Nothing sounds like a Hardy. s Easily changed to left or right hand wind s 11 Ounces s Made in the United Kingdom s Extra wide spool with enough line and backing capacity for 7 or 8-weight spey rods. #28493

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Trinity and Klamath river steelhead are within easy striking distance of Redding and spey fishing in those two rivers west of town is a local passion. It’s a form of fly fishing that’s simply revolutionized how our travel team and our clientele attack anadromous fish from sea trout in Tierra del Fuego to steelhead in British Columbia to Atlantic salmon on the Kola peninsula and chinook in Alaska. Spey casting is now the preferred and most productive method of swinging flies worldwide. The Fly Shop® is the only store in America with two Spey Certified Master Fly Casting Instructors on our team. Call us today at 800-669-3474 for help or advice

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Spey & Switch Lines, Tips & Leaders Scandinavian (Scandi) Style Floating Shooting Heads

Scandi heads are designed to cast tight loops and make long distance casts as easily and effortlessly as possible. These type of spey lines are ideal for summer and fall steelhead, Atlantic salmon, and sea trout when the fish are aggressive and move to the surface. All our Scandi heads are factory looped on each end.

Scientific Anglers Scandi Lite Designed for both trout-spey and single-handed spey applications, these short (20´-27´ depending on grain weight) head. The long front taper makes these applicable for swinging soft hackles for trout or small steelhead flies on a long leader. Subsurface presentations can be achieved by looping on a sinking leader without changing the castability of the setup. These heads feature small welded loops on both ends and a rear black “sighter” section for easy identification of the back end of the head. Head tip is printed with the grain weight. 210 gr. 240gr. 270 gr. #24447 #24448 #24449

300 gr. #24450

330 gr. #24451

360 gr. #24452

390 gr. #24453

AirFlo Salmon, Steelhead & Sea Trout PolyLeaders

High tech tapered PolyLeaders are the perfect companion to Scandi floating lines. They’ve quickly become the first choice of sophisticated spey fishermen and are ideal for tossing smaller, lighter sinking or floating flies in shallow or medium depth rivers. PolyLeaders feature supple welded loops at the butt and their use eliminates the need for bulky, stiff tapered leaders and changing them is a snap. The ten footers are also superb leaders when used with single handed rods! Airflo Salmon, Steelhead & Sea Trout Leaders Length

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#1368 N/A

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#5667 5668 5669

360 gr. 390 gr. 420 gr.

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Grains Code

Line

Weight Range

#5670 450 gr. 5673 480 gr. 5677 510 gr.

6/7 7/8 7/8

Grains Code

#5678 5679 5680

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Weight Range

540 gr. 8/9 570 gr. 8/9 600 gr. 8/9

$59.99

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#1395 1563

#1447 1564

#1520 1576

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Scandinavian-type, full floating, spey shooting heads have a long front taper. They’re perfect for smaller flies on long leaders, and ideal for smaller rivers where heavy tips aren’t necessary. The appropriate line can be determined by choosing a head length that is approximately 2.5-3 times the lenghth of the rod. Add a Poly Leader to the front loop, and you’re ready to go.

420 gr. #24454 $49.95

The Rage Heads are full floating shooting heads with aggressive front tapers that’ll drive the cast and rapid rear tapers that load the rod quickly.This line will keep you in the “floating” game under extreme windy conditions and in tight quarters. It’s a terrific combination of the power of the AirFlo Skagit Compact and adds the delicate surface presentation characteristics of the Scandi heads. Weight

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AirFlo Rage Compact Heads

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300 gr. #17590 435 gr. #17596

Rio Scandi Shooting Heads 330 gr. 360 gr. 390 gr. #17591 #17592 #17593 450 gr. 460 gr. 480 gr. #17597 #17598 #17599

400 gr. #17594 510 gr. #17600

420 gr. #17595 540 gr. #17617 $59.99

Scientific Anglers Spey Lite Skagit Heads These ultra-short heads were originally designed to toss tips and weighted flies on switch or micro spey rods and have added smaller scale spey fishing to the steelhead and trout fishing scene. They can be paired up with any sink tip in your wallets, and used with single-handed rods. • Looped on both ends to attach easily to shooting line 210 grain 240 grain 270 grain 300 grain 330 grain 360 grain 390 grain 420 grain #28165 #28166 #28167 #28168 #28169 #28170 #28171 #28172 $49.95 12´

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Joe Brooks’ storles about the Rio Grande’s phenomenal sea-run brown trout brought North Americans flocking to Tierra del Fuego in the ‘60’s and Yankees dominated that scene for the next four decades. But sea trout fishing, like golf and Atlantic salmon angling is inherently a British sport, and those guys started showing up on the Rio Grande riverbanks at the turn of the century. They brought their long rods and kicked our Yankee asses for a change. Their spey rods defeated the notorious winds of Tierra del Fuego effortlessly, and covered the river far more systematically and effectively than considered possible with our single-handed 8-weights. It was an eye-opener that brought a spey revolution to South American fly fishing. Call or write if you want to go there in 2022 The Fly Shop® has the keys to the place. travel@theflyshop.com 800-669-3474

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Skagit Style Shooting Heads

Skagit shooting heads have short, dynamic tapers designed to generate enough power to deliver deep sinking tips. Head lengths vary from 20 to 30 feet with looped ends. The rear is attached to running line, and tips (either MOW, iMOW or custom) are added to the front, creating a full head and maximum versatility.

AirFlo Skagit Driver The Skagit Driver design is the culmination of thousands of hours of observation, and field testing. This newest iteration of Skagit Compact rides lower in the water, helping to better load the rod during the cast. The unique density slows the swing down, improves casting efficiency, keeping you connected to your fly through the entire step, cast, swing ritual. Skagit Driver Heads are available in 30 grain increments, beginning at 360 grains (for a 4/5 rod) and increasing to 720 grains (10 weight). They easily toss heavily weighted flies when connected to a short leader and attached to anywhere from 5´ to 15´ of tungsten. 450 gr. #26722

480 gr. #26723

510 gr. #26724

540 gr. #26725

570 gr. #26726

600 gr. #26727

630 gr. #26728

660 gr. #26729

720 gr. #26730 $59.99

Rio Skagit MAX Shooting Heads Skagit MAX heads like these cast large flies and the fastest of sinking tips with relative ease. The unique weight distribution loads the rod deep into the butt for long, powerful casts, while the subtle taper design generates smooth, easy loops. Code

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Length

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#17607 23´ 17608 23´    23´   17609 17610 23´ 17611 23´ 17612 23´

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Length

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24´ 24´ 24´ 25´ 25´ 25´ $59.99

The ultimate single-hand Skagit line. Perfect for single-hand spey casting and for anglers using switch rods in places with minimal casting room. Utilizing the best all-polyurethane construction and an improved, supple coating, the Skagit Scout heads open up water that is unfishable with other lines. They allow trout, steelhead, and salmon fishermen to use their single-hand and switch rods to cast any sink tip in their bag. Grains Weight

#21594 21595 21596 21597

150 gr. 180 gr. 210 gr. 240 gr.

Line Range

4/5 5 5/6 6

Code

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Grains Weight

Line Range

270 gr. 6/7 300 gr. 7 330 gr. 7/8 360 gr. 8

Code

#21602 21603 21604 21605

Grains Weight

Line Range

390 gr. 420 gr. 450 gr. 480 gr.

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MOW Floating and Floating/Sinking Tips for lighter (4-5) weight spey rods Code

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10´ 475 Gr. Skagit or less 10´ Floating White $24.99 10´ 475 Gr. Skagit or less 7.5´ Floating/2.5´ T-8 White/Black 24.99 10´ 475 Gr. Skagit or less 5´ Floating/5´ T-8 White/Black 24.99 10´ 475 Gr. Skagit or less 2.5´ Floating/7.5’ T-8 White/Black 24.99 10´ 475 Gr. Skagit or less 10´ of T-8 Black/White 24.99 12.5´ 475 Gr. Skagit or less 12.5´ of T-8 Black/White 24.99 MOW Light Kit with all 6 tips (above) included in a Rio Wallet 149.99

MOW Floating and Floating/Sinking Tips for medium (5-6) weight spey rods #13547 10´ 475-575 Gr. Skagit 10´ Floating Green $24.99 13575 10´ 475-575 Gr. Skagit 7.5´ Floating/2.5´ T-11 Green/Black 24.99 13576 10´ 475-575 Gr. Skagit 5´ Floating/5´ T-11 Green/Black 24.99 13577 10´ 475-575 Gr. Skagit 2.5´ Floating/7.5´ T-11 Green/Black 24.99 13578 10´ 475-575 Gr. Skagit 10´ of T-11 Black/Green 24.99 13579 12.5´ 475-575 Gr. Skagit 12.5´ of T-11 Black/Green 24.99 13572 MOW Medium Kit with all 6 tips (above) includes a Rio Wallet 149.99

MOW Floating and Floating/Sinking Tips for heaviest (9-10) weight spey rods #16221 10´ 675 Gr. Skagit and more 10´ Floating Gray $29.99 16222 10´ 675 Gr. Skagit and more 7.5´ Floating/2.5´ T-17 Gray/Black 29.99 16223 10´ 675 Gr. Skagit and more 5´ Floating/5´ T-17 Gray/Black 29.99 16224 10´ 675 Gr. Skagit and more 2.5´ Floating/7.5´ T-17 Gray/Black 29.99 16225 10´ 675 Gr. Skagit and more 10´ of T-17 Gray/Blue 29.99 20961 12.5´ 675 Gr. Skagit and more 12.5´ of T-17 Gray/Blue 29.99 15636 MOW Extra Heavy Kit with all 6 tips includes a Rio Wallet 149.99

Rio In-Touch iMOW (Intermediate Sink) Skagit Tips

$59.99

Rio Anti-Twist Spey Swivels

Attach these swivels via loop-to-loop connections between the shooting line and the shooting head and eliminate twist and kinks often caused by spey casting. Give these a try, you’ll never cast without them again. #18748

Rio’s team (McCune/O’Donnell/Ward) of expert spey and skagit specialists developed MOW Skagit tips using a formula combining floating heads with different lengths and densities sinking sections of tip. They made it simple. There is now an appropriate tip system for any size spey rod. The MOW tips can be ordered individually or an easy-to-use kit that covers all the bases for that rod. Skagit MOW tips are easy-casting, and user-friendly. The easy-to-change tips are color-coded and looped on both ends. The kits offer the absolute ultimate in versatility, and allow anglers using Skagit lines to cover every likely fishing situation.

MOW Floating and Floating/Sinking Tips for heavier (7-8) weight spey rods #13573 10´ 575 Gr. Skagit and more 10´ Floating Blue $29.99 13594 10´ 575 Gr. Skagit and more 7.5´ Floating/2.5´ T-14 Blue/Black 29.99 13595 10´ 575 Gr. Skagit and more 5´ Floating/5´ T-14 Blue/Black 29.99 13596 10´ 575 Gr. Skagit and more 2.5´ Floating/7.5´ T-14 Blue/Black 29.99 13597 10´ 575 Gr. Skagit and more 10´ of T-14 Black/Blue 29.99 13598 12.5´ 575 Gr. Skagit and more 12.5´ of T-14 Black/Blue 29.99 13574 MOW Heavy Kit with all 6 tips includes a Rio Wallet 149.99

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Fly Floatants

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Keeping your flies floating high & dry The last thing you want is to have a dry fly sink or not ride correctly before a feeding trout. That “refusal” is too often accepted as something other than a mistake on the part of the angler. Presentation, drift, fly selection, or all of the above. It may simply be that the fly is not dressed properly. It’s time, then, to back up and look at the basics. T H E F I R S T T H I N G , in order of importance is to choose a fly that’s constructed of good materials. Webby, soft hackle or porous body materials or heavy hooks will sink a fly faster than a German “U”-boat. Then make sure your tippet is appropriate and not “wind knotted” or damaged. Expert anglers then take the time to prepare their dry fly (particularly small, spring creek and stillwater models) with a primer. Like paint or glue, a good floatant needs to have a good base. Coat the fly with a top quality silica descicant, like Shimazaki Dry Shake or Loon’s Top Ride. Make a couple of exaggerated false casts and present the fly as gently as possible on the stream or surface of the spring creek or stillwater. If it’s a high riding attractor fly or bass bug, use a gel (Bug Flote, Gink, etc.) liberally, then pinch the fly hard and remove any extra, unnecessary floatant. That will compress the gel and force the lanolin base into the porous hair fibers. We’ve got a wide selection of fly floatants. Experiment!

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Mucilin Fly & Line Dressing

Loon Blue Ribbon Floatant

Loon Lochsa Gel Floatant

Shimazaki Dry Shake Spray

Three decades of success has made this an all-time floatant.

Crystal floatants are the best to recondition drowned or small dries. No oils or paste to matte down small wings.

An all-around gel that works on CDC and treats feathers, hair, hackle, and yarn without hindering appearance while providing maximum floatation. It is silicon based, and won’t melt in heat or harden when it’s cold.

Same formula as the Dry Shake Liquid, but instead of dipping each fly individually, the aerosol can makes it easy to spray down your entire dry fly box all at once!

#6311

#15624

#1548 $6.95

#6236    $7.50

Mucilin Fly Line Silicone This is Europe’s most popular fly line dressing for a very good reason. It works in all weather conditions.

Super-absorbent silica crystals floatant that’s excellent for re-conditioning flies.

#1549 $6.95

#1526

Loon Easy Dry

$7.50

Gehrke's Gink

Loon Aquel

The world’s most popular fly floatant. Dab it on your dry fly for a high-visibility drift.

A silicon-based, temp stable floatant that won’t melt when it’s hot, harden when it’s cold or leave a slick on the water.

#1545    $6.95

$9.50

• Environmentally sensitive • One treatment lasts all day $29.95

Mucilin Hourglass Silicone

Loon Fly Dip

Fluid, liquid Mucilin is great for small dries, pupa, spinners and indicator yarns. Another fine stillwater floatant.

Dip your fly in, and watch as the liquid evaporates in seconds, leaving behind a super buoyant film on your fly. Use it to pretreat flies as well as reviving soggy flies.

#1550 $7.95

#26775

$11.00

#6308    $5.50

Shimazaki Dry-Shake

Pop the fly (leader attached) into the vial and give a shake. Make a couple of casts, and all the scum is gone. Keeps very small flies riding on top for hours. Japan’s most popular silica type floatant. #108    $12.95

Dry Shake w/ Brush

Apply the gold standard in shake floatants with absolute precision and control using the new applicator brush. Perfect for applying shake to Chubby’s and winged dries! #21409    $14.95

Umpqua Bug Flote

Our favorite floatant for hair wing and larger trout or bass flies. Similar to Gink and best suited for warm climates. The patented bottle hangs upside down off a D-ring or zipper. #4538

$3.95

Shimazaki Dry-Shake Liquid

The best of silicone and mucilin based flotants. Just dip your fly and watch as the liquid evaporates within seconds leaving a thin film. If your fly is wet, be sure to first dry your fly off with a dry shake or an amadou patch. Not recommended for use on CDC flies.

Dry Magic

A superb, smooth, viscous, silicone based floatant that won’t paste up feather fibers. Best option for CDC flies. #9119    $14.95

Loon Top Ride

Put a fly in the jar and shake on this combined pure silica powder and silica crystal floatant. Super for hair wings and for reconditioning flies. #4322    $8.95

Frog’s Fanny

Brush (the brush is part of the cap) it on any nymph wing case to create a bubble on the fly that looks exactly like an emerging insect. Excellent on CDC flies! #9519    $6.95

SA’s Gel Fly Floatant

A buoyant, creamy formula floatant that flows easily in cold weather, won’t liquify in heat, and no odor. #152

$6.95

#20558    $19.95

Fishpond Floatant Bottle Holder & Dry Shake Holder Keep your flies dry and your floatant handy. Attaches with a quick swivel clip, the stretchable elastic bottle holder will accommodate most floatants and dry shakes. Two Sizes. #24381 Floatant Holder $9.95 24382 Dry Shake Holder w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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Fly Selections ®

has been outfitting fly fishermen since 1978, and for all of those 43 years we’ve been sending serious anglers to rivers, lakes, and saltwater angling throughout the sporting world with their boxes filled with the best commercial flies ever made. Ours. Our expert staff helped discover and explore many of the most exciting fly fishing spots on the planet and we’ve accumulated a treasure of fly fishing knowledge in the process. We know what works from California to Alaska to Tierra del Fuego, from Montana to Mongolia, and from the Amazon’s jungle rivers to the saltwater flats of the Caribbean and Indian Ocean. The Fly Shop team are all real fly fishermen, real fly tiers, and we know what we’re talking about. We’ve brought that wealth of experience and those flies back to you and the pages of our catalog.

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What you’ll find on the next thirty-two pages are the most effective selections in the world of fly fishing. Some categories include patterns that were recommended by renowned guides and expert anglers in the field of fresh and saltwater fly fishing. And, of course, many of the flies were developed by our staff or picked up during our travel. The common denominator is that every single one of the patterns has proven effective. Whether you’re heading to the next county or the other hemisphere, we’re pretty sure you’ll find the correct, effective, time-tested fly for the place you’re going in one of our selections. We’re confident because we’ve been there. And if you want more help, just give us a call. We’ll hook you up with one of out experts and add the advice that might make the difference between a good fishing trip and a great one.

When it comes to buying any fly, (fresh or saltwater) you get exactly what you pay for! THE

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Lance’s Loop Wing Para Hex

Mercer’s Missing Link

Size 16, 18 #139FP PMD

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Spring Creek & Stillwater Dry Fly Selection NO

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Shop’s huge inventory of fly patterns better deserves to be listed first in our catalog than our spring creek selection. The choice of these forty-four great patterns has, to a large degree, been influenced by the lessons our staff learned during our near-constant search for the best fly fishing on the planet and are the product of a wealth of experience. The Fly Shop’s time-tested dry fly patterns have, over time, included both inspirations and contributions from the most famous and imaginative fly tiers ever to sit down in front of a vise. They’re the best of the inventive genius of Bob Quigley, Mike Lawson, René Harrop, Bob Norman, Mike Mercer, Ken Morrish, Charlie Craven, Doug Swisher, Carl Richards, Dave Whitlock, Zack Thurman, and other of America’s most talented tiers.

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CDC Dun

$2.25

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#218F

Iwan-E-Para Dun Size 22

$2.25

#184F Trico

#710FC Callibaetis Size 16 710FP PMD Size 18 710FB BWO Size 20

Hackle Stacker

Every one of these flies has been battle-proven. Some of them on the most demanding spring creeks and stillwaters in the American West. They’ve also knocked the spots off of trout from Pennsylvania to Patagonia, and have gotten rave reviews from New Zealand and Rocky Mountain anglers. Prominent on our own home team of spring creek experts is Mike Mercer, who some feel thinks like a trout. His mastery of our local (northern California) spring creeks and stillwater, and his skill at the vise has resulted in the creation of some of the most popular dry flies and nymphs in that genre of the sport. The Fly Shop team has compiled, on these two pages, one of the best selections of stillwater and spring creek dry flies ever found under one roof. And we’re proud of it.

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Mercer’s Poxyback Hex Emerger

$2.25

#524FB BWO Size 20 524FR Rust Size 18 524FP PMD Size 16 Size 6

$3.95

#601FH

Mercer’s Foam Dun Profile Hex Para Extended Body

Size 6

$2.95

#556FH $2.50

#951FP PMD Size 18 951FB BWO Size 20

Mercer’s Foam Dun Profile Green Drake Size 12 Gray’s Stillborn Hex Emerger

Size 6

$3.95

$3.95

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#208F

Tilt Wing Dun

$2.25 #297FM Mahogany Size 18 297FP PMD Size 18 297FB BWO Size 20

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Each of these flies has been battle-proven on the most demanding stillwaters and spring creeks from Patagonia to Pennsylvania!

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Milla Time May’s #928FB 928FP 928FC 928FG

Light Cahill

Size14 - 18

$2.95 BWO Size 18 PMD Size 16 Callibaetis Size 14 Green Drake Size 12

$2.00

Quigley’s Film Critic

#3F

CDC Biot Spinner Morrish May Day’s

Size 22, 24

$1.80

#121F

CDC Trico Spinner

$2.00

Size 20, 22

#812F

$2.50 #607FM March Brown Size 12 607FC Callibaetis Size 16 607FP PMD Size 18 607FB BWO Size 20

Norman’s Loopwing

$2.25

#450FC Callibaetis Size 16 450FP PMD Size 18 450FB BWO Size 20

Mimic May’s

P.M.D. Challenged

Splitter

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Blue Wing Olive Size 18, 20

#414FB 414FP 414FC 414FG 414FM

$2.50 #588FB BWO Size 18 588FP PMD Size 18 588FG Green Drake Size 12 588FM March Brown Size 12

$2.00

Flav Size 14 Callibaetis Size 16 PMD Size 18 BWO Size 20

Improved Sparkle Dun $2.00

Size 16 - 20

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$2.25 #303FM March Brown Size 14 303FG Green Drake Size 12

$2.25

$2.00 BWO Size 18 PMD Size 18 Callibaetis Size 16 Green Drake Size 12 March Brown Size 12

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Quill Body

$2.00

#6FP PMD Size 16, 18 6FT Trico Size 22

Harrop’s Last Chance Cripple High & Dry Green Drake

Size 12

$2.25

#339F

Laser Pointer Green Drake Size 12

#745FG 745FA 745FC 745FP 745FB 745FT

$2.25 Green Drake Size 12 Pink Albert Size 14 Callibaetis Size 16 PMD Size 18 Baetis Size 20 Trico Size 22

Size 14

$2.25

#991F

Galloup’s Cripple Size 8

$4.95

#1006F

Mercer’s Foam Parachute

$2.50 #558F Sulphur Size 14 - 18

Compardun

$2.25 #231FG Green Drake Size 10 231FS Sulphur Size 16, 18 231FP PMD Size 16, 18 231FB Baetis Size 18, 20

$3.25

Size 12 #139FG Green Drake

Vis-A-Dun

#501FC Callibaetis Size 14 501FP PMD Size 18 501FB BWO Size 20

D&D Cripple $2.25

$2.25 #36FB March Brown Size 12 36FM Mahogany Size 18

$2.00 #47FL Limestone Size 16, 18 47FC Callibaetis Size 16 47FG Green Drake Size 12

$2.25

#333FB BWO Size 20 333FP PMD Size 18 333FT Trico Size 22

Quigley’s Sparkle Stacker Low Water Baetis

Size 18

$2.25

#412FP PMD Size 20

$2.25

#952F

Mercer’s Parachute Profile Spinner Mercer’s Missing Link

$2.25

#158F Size 16, 18

Mayfly Cripple Sparkle Dun March Brown

$2.95

Size 12

#58F

Pale Morning Dun

$2.95

#394F

Sexy Hexy Emerger

Green Drake

#255FC 255FP 255FB 255FT

$2.25

Callibaetis Size 16 PMD Size 18 BWO Size 20 Trico Size 22

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Size 6

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$1.80

#322FC Callibaetis Size 16 322FR Rusty Size 18, 20 322FP PMD Size 16

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Twilight Caddis

Size 14

$2.25

#342F

Fat Head Moth

Size 12, 14

$2.95

#877FO 877FT 877FK 877FB

$2.50

Olive Size 16 Tan Size 14 October Size 10 Black Size 20

Mercer’s Missing Link #139FO 139FR 139FN 139FG 139FA

Cutter E/C Caddis Size 14

$2.95

#409FT Tan 409FO Olive

#460F

Better Foam Caddis

Edible Caddis Emerger

Outrigger Caddis $2.25

Olive Size 20 Red Size 14 - 18 Nat Dark Size 12 - 18 Green Drake Size 12 Amber Size 12 - 18

Bloom’s Para Caddis

Sizes 13, 15

$1.80

$2.95

Goddard Caddis Sizes 8, 14

Size 8

$4.95

Size 8

$2.25

Size 8

$2.25

Size 8

$2.95

Size 8

$2.25

#794F

Size 14, 16

$2.25

#781F

#123FO Olive 123FT Tan #212F

Mercer’s Skating October Caddis

$2.95

#934FT Tan Size 14 934FO Olive Size 16

X-Caddis Foam Size 14, 16 CDC & Elk

$2.00

#33FT Tan Size 14, 16 33FO Olive Size 14, 16 33FB Black Size 20

$2.25

Adult October Caddis #410F

Elk Hair Caddis

$1.80

#31FT Tan Size 10 - 16 31FO Olive Size 10 - 16 31FP Purple Size 12 - 16 31FB Black Size 16, 18

#654F

Tangerine Caddis

Potter’s October Caddis

Foam October Caddis

#376F

Caddis

Spotlight Caddis Emerger

$2.25

#787FT Tan Size 14 787FO Olive Size 16 $2.25 #914FC Cinnamon Size 14 914FO Olive Size 16

Andy’s Cantara Caddis

#968F

$2.50

#542F Sizes 6

Splittsville Caddis

$2.95

#385FT Tan Size 14 385FO Olive Size 16 385FB Black Size 18

Foam October Elk Hair Caddis #645F

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Fox Poopah Size 12, 14 #591FC Cinnamon

$2.25

Bead Bubble Caddis

Size 14

$2.25

#975F Olive

Fox Poopah

Size 12, 14 #591FO Olive

$2.25

Bubbleback Caddis Size 14

$2.25

#932FO Olive 932FA Amber

Matt’s Jiggable Caddis

Size 14 #308FB Brown 308FO Olive

$2.95

Mercer’s Beaded Z Wing Caddis Size 14, 16

$2.50

Mercer’s Z Wing Caddis Pupa

TB Splatte Roller

GB Pulsating Caddis Pupa

$2.25

Size 14 #690FT Tan 690FO Olive

$2.50

#91FO Olive Size 14 -18 91FA Amber Size 12 -16

#99FA GB Amber 99FG CB Green

OCD Caddis

Size 16

$2.25

#874F

Size 14 #228FT Tan 228FG Caddis Green

$2.25

Barr’s Uncased Caddis

Size 14, 16 $2.95

#729F Green

BH Fox Poopah

Size 12, 14 #725FC CB Cinnamon

$2.25

Andy’s Afro Caddis

Size 14 #130FC Cinnamon 130FO Olive 130FM Cream

$2.00

Formula 2 Caddis

$2.95

#440FT Tan Size 14 440FO Olive Size 16

BH Fox Poopah

Size 12, 14 #725FO GB Olive

Mercer’s Tungsten Swing Caddis

$2.25

#447FB Brown Size 14 447FO Olive Size 16

TB G6 Caddis Pupa

Size 14

$2.25

#338FT Tan 338FO Olive

$2.25

Caddis comprise half of all the aquatic biomass in our own Lower Sacramento River in California.

Mercer’s Little Brown Bug Size 16

$2.25

Mercer’s Jiggy Caddis

Size 14,16 #324FA Amber 324FO Olive Size

#688F

$2.95

La Fontaine Lower Sacramento

Size 16 $2.25

Plan “C” Caddis

#435F

$2.95

#610FT Tan Size 14 610FO Olive Size 16

There are about 12,000 known kinds of

Silvey’s Beaded Pupa

caddis (tricoptera).

$2.25

Mercer’s Twisto Caddis

#789FT Tan Size 14 789FO Olive Size 16 789FB Black Size 16

$2.25

#377FT Tan Size 14 377FO Olive Size 16

MOP October Caddis

Old-timers call them Size 8

$3.95

#349F

sedges. The insect is closely related to both moths and butterflies, but all caddis begin their lives in the water. They’re tougher and

Carwash Caddis Size 16

$2.95

#738FT Tan 738FO Olive

Rock Bottom Caddis

Size 12

$3.95

#380FT Tan 380FG Green

Skip’s TB October Caddis

can survive in less Size 8

$2.25

#700F

pristine water than mayflies. Maybe that’s why there are so many of them and why they’re so important

Micro Poopah Size 16 #104FO Olive 104FB Black 104FC Cinnamon

$2.25

Andy’s October Caddis

Size 8

$2.25

#148F Cream

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Mercer’s Tungsten October Pupa

in the trout diet. Size 8, 10

#359F s

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Terrestrials These land-borne critters are often the key to mid-summer and fall trout fishing success

Pool Toy Size 8 #93F Tan

Terrestrials (arthropods) are the largest of the animal

phylum and include insects, spiders, ants, grasshoppers and crustaceans; just about everything crawling on the river bank. From a trout’s perspective, they’re a helpless, protein-rich entreé without a prayer of escape once they‘re blown onto the surface or into the water.

THERE’S

$3.95

P R O B A B L Y no more popular terrestrial

Fly fishermen should always have a modest selection

than the grasshopper. It’s easy to see, easy to use, very

of terrestrial imitations on hand in a few sizes. The

effective, and should be in every fly rodder’s fly box. As

proper choice certainly depends on time of the season,

summers progress, the weather warms, grasslands dry,

the weather, how rough the stream or how smooth the

hoppers get larger and in their search for food and mois-

stillwater might be, how strong the wind is blowing and

ture move closer and closer to stream banks and the

how sophisticated or wary the trout are at the moment.

Hot Legs Hopper Size 8

$4.25

#541FT Tan 541FY Yellow

Bopper Hopper

Size 8

$2.95

#51F

shorelines of lakes and ponds.

El Saltamontes Lodge, on Chile’s Rio Nireguao, has proven to be one of the finest hopper-fishing

DCF Cricket

trout streams on Earth.

#553F

Size 10

$2.25

Even the name means grasshopper! Call our travel staff for details on fishing

Dave’s Foam Hopper

Size 6 - 10 $2.95 Whitlock’s foam version remains at the top of the list of most fly fishermen’s choices for all ‘round, day-in-and-out production. An excellent trout or bass selection. #900F

this incredible hopper fishery. travel@theflyshop.com 800-669-3474

Head Turner Hopper Size 8

$4.95

#972FT Tan 972FG Golden

$2.95

#61FG Gold 61FT Tan

Big Secret Cricket Size 10

$3.95

Hopper Grande Size 8, - 16

$3.95 This is the hottest hopper in the Rockies and works like a charm in Chile! #497FT Tan

#718F

Barr’s Dropper Hopper

Morrish Hopper Size 8

Size 8

$2.95

#522F

Charlie Boy Hopper

Size 8 $2.50

#935F

Streambank Hopper Size 8 Pat Pendergast photo

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#730F

$2.50

Mimic Hopper #534F Yellow

Size 10

$2.95


Fat Albert

$2.95 #172FT Tan Size 6, 10, 14 172FY Yellow Size 6, 10, 14 172FB Black Size 4, 6, 10, 14

Pit Boss Cicada

Size 8

$3.95

#119F Black

Katie Falkenberg photo

T H E S E H I G H F L O A T I N G flies are specifically designed for Tenkara-style

angling. They float butt down and ride high in the water column. They’re high-

Carl’s Cicada Mini Chubby

Size 14 #716FT Tan 716FG Gold 716FP Purple

$1.95

Size 10

ly visible and this small selection has been chosen for maximum effectiveness.

$2.25

#201F Black

Clark’s Cicada

Size 10

Tenkara Royal Wulff

$3.95

#452F

Mega Moodah Size 4 #323FT Tan 323FB Black

#563F

Size 16

Tenkara T-Dip Size 14

$2.50

#903F

Tenkara Ant Size 14

$2.00

#389F

#154FG 154FT 154FB 154FP

$2.50

$3.95

Mosquito

Chubby Chernobyl

Size 14

$2.50

#477F

Tenkara X Caddis

Size 14

$2.50

#470F

See our selection of Tenkara rods on page 29 of this issue Size 8, 10 Gold Tan Brown Peacock

$1.95

Gold Bead San Juan Worm

Size 12

$2.25

#753F

Mercer’s Missing Link Honey Ant Size 14

$2.25

#406F

Carpenter Ant Size 12

$3.50

Carls Foam Ant

Size 12 - 16

$2.25

#204F

#675F

Squirmy Wormies Black Gnat

Size 16

$2.00

#177F

#545FB 545FR 545FP 545FO 545FT

Size 12 $1.80 Blood San Juan Red Hot Pink Fl. Orange Tan Size

Hegan Ant Old San Juan Worm

Size 8, 14 $1.80 This model turned even the most ardent dry fly,Trinity River purist to the dark side. #115FR Fire

Regal Beetle

Size 8 #505FB Black 505FT Tan

Ant Misbehavin’

Size 14 #105FK Black 105FB Bee 105FC Cinnamon

$3.95

Caleb’s Bee

$2.95

#887F

$2.95

Chernobyl Ant Size 8, 10

Size 14

$2.25

Schlotter’s Ant Size 14, 16

$2.50

#502FB Black 502FC Cinnamon

#132F

$3.95

Parachute Ant Size 12

Size 14

$2.25

Ant RP

$2.25

#155F Size 14

#179F

San Juan Vernille Worm

Size 12 #981FR Red 981FP Pink 981FW Wine 981FT Brown

$1.80

Hi-Vis Beetle

Size 12 -16 #651F

$2.25

Rainy’s Lady Bug

Size 16

#191F

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$2.25

Black Flying Ant

$2.00

#68F Size 10, 14

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A KEY TO CATCHING BIG TROUT

Stoneflies &Attractors These high-floating, large-profile, high-visibility patterns are an indispensable part of every serious angler’s fly box.The legendary Joe Brooks had it right; “The popularity of high visibility flies is based on nothing more than the fact that large flies routinely produce large trout.”

Opportunistic Feeders B I G T R O U T often hold in fast-moving, heavy water, where the swift flow doesn’t give them much time to take a good look at what’s being served up for dinner. (Consider that may be the reason why their stomachs are often filled with rocks, twigs, and other debris.) Fish often have to decide and strike fast; considering silhouette, size, color and if it acts like food. There’s only conjecture as to what might trigger a Brook Trout to inhale a Royal Humpy or why a Sea Trout attacks a skated Madame X. But we never argue with success. This selection of attractors and stone flies is a cross-section of near-exact profiles and field-proven patterns that should keep a bend in your fly rod.

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Turck’s Tarantula

Rogue Foam Stones

Size 8, 14 #463F Tan

$2.50

$2.95 #461FG Golden Stone Size 8 461FS Salmonfly Size 4

Rogue Foam Skwala

Size 10 #461FB Dark Olive

$2.95

Mercer’s Flush Floater Foam Stone

$3.50

#857FS Salmonfly Size 4 857FG Golden Stone Size 8 857FK Skwala Size 10

TFS Li’l Yellow Stone Dry Size 14, 16

$2.50

#220F

Sexy Sally

$2.25

Size 14

#985F

Thing From Uranus

$2.95 #807FS Salmonfly Size 4 807FG Golden Stone Size 8

McPhail Adult Stone

$3.95 #316FS Salmonfly Size 6 316FG Golden Stone Size 8

Adams

Size 12 - 20

$2.00

#1F

Blackwing Stimmy Size 10 - 14

$2.25

#698F Purple

Silvey’s Chubby Sallie

Size 14

$2.50

#701F

Morning Wood Special Hopper Stone

Size 8 #446FT Tan 446FY Yellow

$2.50

$3.25

#1007FS Salmonfly Size 6 1007FG Golden Stone Size 8 1007FK Skwala Size 12

Adams Irresistible

Size 12 - 16

$2.25

#45F

Parachute Madame X (PMX)

Brooks Hedlite Sally Size 8 $2.25

Size 16

$2.25

Size 10 - 14

$2.25

Size 2, 8

$2.95

#367F

#733F

The Pellet Fly

Double Dutch Bug

Size 10

$2.95

#472F

Adams Superfly

Size 10 #979FG Gold 979FT Tan 979FP Peacock

$3.95

Size 12

$2.95

#728F

Mercer’s Missing Link

Size 14, 16 #139FS Yellow Sally

Parachute Adams Size 12 - 26

$2.25

#604F

$2.25

#2F

Renegade

Size 12

$2.25

#229F

Crowd Surfer Stone

Rance’s Gypsy King Stimulators

$2.25 #899FO Orange Size 6 - 10 899FY Yellow Sizes 8 - 16 899FL Olive Size 16

$3.95

#165FS Salmonfly Size 6 165FG Golden Stone Size 8

Foam Body Parachute Adams

Size 8 -18

$2.00

#44F

Royal Humpy

Size 12 - 16 #32F Royal Red

$2.50 #237FS Salmonfly Size 6 237FG Golden Stone Size 8

#848F

Size 14 - 18

$2.50

$2.50

#48FF Fire Size 14, 16 48FG Fl Green Size 14 - 18 48FY Yellow Size 12 - 18

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Quigley’s Split Flag Adams Size 10

Humpy Purple Para Wulff

Holo Humpy

$2.50

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Chubby Stone’s

$2.50

#557F Size 12 - 18

Royal Wulff

Rubberleg Yellow Stimulator

$2.95

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Nymphs WE DON’T JUST SELL

these flies; we use them. In fact, every single pattern in The Fly Shop® selection has been thoroughly vetted and evaluated by our expert staff, our cadre of talented guides, and our team of international angling experts in the field before they’re put in our catalog. There’s never been a better assembled assortment of productive nymphs than you’ll find on these pages. We use only the finest hooks and nothing but top quality materials in their construction and it makes a difference. Our flies are super-durable, and each and every one is tied to our own exacting standards.

GB Flashback P.T.

$1.90

#436F Size 12 - 20

Mercer’s Tungsten Bead Pheasant Tail (PT) Prince

$2.75

#964F Size 12 - 16

Mercer’s RL TB Psycho Prince Size 12 - 16

$2.95

#884FO Orange 884FP Purple

Mercer’s Jigged Psycho Prince Size 12 - 16

Andy’s BLT

Rainbow Warrior Size 16, 18

#122F

$3.50

TB Pheasant Tail

Size 16

$2.25

#731F

Size 12

$3.50

Size 12 - 16

$1.90

Size 12 - 16

$1.90

Size 12 - 16

$2.25

$2.25

#214FB Black 214FR Red 214FW Wine

Jigged Birds Nest #189F

Beaded Drifting Flashback

$1.90

#727F Size 14 - 18

GB Posse Bugger Size 10 - 14

$1.90

#156F

Eng Thing

Size 14 - 18

$2.25

#925F Size 16 #250FS Silver 250FC Copper

$1.90

Mercer’s Gold Bead Poxyback Hares Ear Size 8 - 16

$2.00

Size 16 #430FT P.T. 430FP Peacock

Andy’s Pollard Special

$2.50

Size 12, 14 $2.25

Hares Ear #81F

Size 12 - 16

$1.80

Mercer’s TB Swing Nymph

Size 16 $2.95

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Size 12, - 16 #930FR Red

BB Olive Birds Nest #442F

#901F

$2.25 Size 12, 14, 16 Siize 12, 14, 16 Size 12, 14 Size 12, 14

CB Birds Nest #616F

Norman’s Wiggletail

#691F

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Size 12 - 16

$2.25

Mahalo Nymph

#76FO Orange #76FU Purple #76FP Dirty Pink #76FL Blue

$1.80

Size 14 -18

Skip Nymph

Mercer’s Psycho Prince

Size 12 - 16

#86F #79F

Lightning Bug

$2.25

#205FO Orange 205FP Purple

$1.80

Size 12 - 20

$2.25

#114F Pearl

Birds Nest Pheasant Tail

Size 14, 16

#137F Tan

$2.25

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BB Black Birds Nest #597F


The 690 miles of public rivers, streams, & creeks that surround Redding serve as The Fly Shop’s laboratory, testing grounds, and our classroom.

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Black A.P.

$2.25

#82F Size 10 - 16

Jigged 20 Incher

$2.95

Size 8

#801F

Jigged Frenchie

Size 14, 16 #269F Pheasant Tail

$2.25

Andy’s Jagger Bug GB Black AP (Andre Puyans)

Copper John Size 14

$2.25

Size 12 - 18

$1.90

Size 12 - 18

$1.90

Size 12 - 18

$1.90

Size 12 - 18

$1.90

#596F

#242F

GB Prince Nymph

$1.90

#464F Size 10 - 16

Zug Bug

Size 12 - 16

$2.00

Size 8 - 18 $1.90

Red Copper John

#90F

#80F

#755F

Two Bit Hooker Soft Hackles #206FB 206FP 206FK 206FO

$2.00 March Brown, Size 12 Pheasant Tail, Size 14 Peacock, Size 14 Orange, Size 14

GB Zug Bug

Size 12 - 16

$2.25

#579F

Prince Nymph

$1.80

Size 10 - 16

#89F

$2.95 Brown, Size 14, 16 Olive, Size 16, 18 Black, Size 16 18 Red, Size 14, 16

CDC Rubber Legs Possie Bugger

Fred Gordon’s Prince Nymph

12 - 16

$2.25

#816F

Mop Fly

Size 10 #227FC Chartreuse 227FT Tan 227FP Pink

$2.25

#778F

$2.95

#473F $2.25

#118F Size 14 - 18

#811F $2.25

#170F Sizes 8 - 12

#75F Size 8

Dark Lord Size

Blue Copper John

Black Copper John Tungsten Bead Jigged Prince Size 12, 14

Whitlock’s GB Rubberlegged Red Fox Squirrel Nymph $2.50

#183FB 183FO 183FK 183FR

Flashback Pheasant Tail (PT)

$1.80

#432F Size 14 - 18

HDA FAV Variant Size 12 #146F

$2.95

Tungsten Bead Jigged Pheasant Tail (PT)

$2.95

GB Fastwater Prince

Size 6

#861F Size 14, 16

#490F

RK BH Big Bird

Guide’s Choice Hares Ear Size 12 - 18

Size 6

$2.25

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$2.25

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Steelhead Copper John

$2.95

Jigged Copper John

$2.25

Size 10 With speckled rubberlegs #257FB Black 257FC Copper 257FR Red 257FL Blue

Size 14, 16 #387FR Red 387FC Copper

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Midges are found everywhere, and all the time. If a fish isn’t eating a stonefly, mayfly, terrestrial, or caddis, it’s probably feasting on tiny midges. The technical name for these small, double-winged insects are chironomids. Don’t let their size fool you – they’re small,but not insignificant, and lots of trophy-sized trout are hooked on these miniflies!

THESE LITTLE GUYS

Because they’re small, it’s not important to get technical matching a midge hatch. Search your box for the fly closest to the size, silhouette, and color (in that order). Marcel Siegle photo

Zack’s Jumper-Cable Midge Size 12 - 18

TB Tube Midge $2.25

Size 18

$2.25

#28FB Black 28FR Red

#739FB Black 739FR Red

RK Frosty Flatulator Chironomid

Tailwater Assassin Size 18 Size 12 - 18

$1.90

#918F

$1.90

Skittering Midge Size 20

$1.80

#4F

#707FR Red 707FB Black

Harrop’s CDC Emerging Midge Size 20

$2.25

#743F

Nugget’s Chromie

Size 16, 18

$1.90

#639F

Zack’s Cut Bait Midge Size 8 - 12

Size 12 #708FB Black 708FR Red Neck 708FO Olive

$2.25

Caped Avenger #684FB Brown Size 16 684FO Olive Size 18

Mercer’s Gidget Size 18 $2.25

#85F Blood Red

Mercury Black Beauty

$1.90

Size 18 #181F

Chan’s Chironomid Bombers Size 12 $1.90

#331FO Olive 331FB Brown Size 20

Halo Midge

$1.90

#254F

$2.25

Chironomid Cripple Size 14

$2.00

#715F $2.25

#96FB Black 96FW Wine 96FN Brown 96FR Brown/Red 96FS Black/Silver

Griffiths Gnat Size 20

$1.80

#27F

Rich’s Moo-Midge

Size 8 #803FB Black 803FR Red 803FW Wine

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Beaded Zebra Midges Size 16 -20 $2.25

Mercer Midgeling #594F

Size 18

$2.25

#833FB Silver/Black 833FR Silver/Red 833FS Silver/Brown 833FO Gold/Olive

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RS2 Sparkle Wing

Size 20 #235FB Black 235FG Gray 235F0 Olive

$2.00

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Midge Hanger #864F

Size 20

$2.00


Stonefly Nymphs

Yellow Sally Stone

Size 14

$2.95

#882F

$2.25

Size 8

#427FB Brown 427FK Black 427FC Coffee 427FY Yellow

Rolling Stone

$2.95

#107FB Black Size 6 107FG Gold Size 8

Russell Legs Size 6

TB Pat’s Rubberlegs

$3.95

Arlo’s Jig Stone

Size 8 #126FB Black 126FG Golden

$3.95

Hellgrammite

$4.95

Mercer’s Beaded Biot Poxy Golden Stone

$2.50 #128FC Copper bead Sizes 16, 18 128FG Gold bead Sizes 8, 10, 12, 14

Sandy’s Jigged Golden Stone

Size 6

$3.50

#371F

#1000F

TB Stone Daddy’s

$2.95

#791FB Brown Stone Size 6 791FA Amber Stone Size 8

Size 4

#617F

Mercer’s Stubby Stone

Size 8, 12

$3.95

Size 10, 12

$2.25

#635F

Andy’s August Stone

BH Hellgrammite

$2.00

#825FB Brown Size 4, 6, 8 825FC Coffee/Black Size 6 825FK Black Size 6 825FR Orange/Brown Size 6 825FY Yellow/Brown Size 6 825FL Rust/Olive Size 6

#819F

Andy’s Conant Special

Pat’s Rubberlegs (Jimmy Legs)

$2.50

Size 6

#298F $2.25

Size 16

Mercer’s CB Poxyback Little Yellow Stone

#136F Yellow

Two-Bit Stone Size 8, 10, 14, 16

$2.95

#378F Golden Stone

Mercer’s GB Poxyback Dark Stone

Size 8, 12, 16 $2.95

Size 14, 16

$2.75

#756F

#592F Dark

BH Runt Stone Size 14

$1.90

#159FK Black 159FB Brown 159FG Ginger

Mega Prince

Size 6

$1.90

#60F

Jigged Poxyback Stone

Size 10

$3.95

#199FG Golden 199FD Dark

Andy’s Biot Stone

Mercer’s Poxyback Dark Stone

$3.95

Size 6

#127F

Mercer’s TB Black Poxyback Stone

Morrish Iron Sally Size 16

$2.25

#478F

Mercer’s Tungsten Rag Hellgrammite

Size 4

$4.25

#965F

Size 14, 16

$2.25

#241F Size 6

$5.95

#392F

TB Golden Stone OB Western Stone

Size 8 - 12

$2.50

#445F $2.95

Size 8

Jiggy Rubberlegs #858F

Size 14, 16

$2.95

Size 10

$2.95

Bitch Creek

$2.25

Anderson’s UV Sally Size 14, 16

$2.25

Size 6, 10 #92F Weighted

#503F

#926F

Mercer’s TB Black Micro Stone

Mercer’s Tungsten Skwala

Size 8

$2.25

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Little Sloan Stone

$2.95

#759FY Yellow Size 16 759FB Black Size 12 s

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Mercer’s Twisto May

$2.25

Size 16 #752F PMD

Mercer Poxyback PMD

$2.25

Mercer GB Poxyback PMD

Size 16, 18 #971F PMD

$2.75

RK Flatulator $2.50

#135F Size 12

#129F Size 16, 18

TB Crack Back

Mercer Poxyback Green Drake

Size 16, 18 $2.25

#702F

Mercer GB Poxyback Green Drake

RP’s Point Fly

$2.25

#665FP PMD Size 16 665FB BWO Size 18

Ted’s Edible Hexagenia

$3.95

Twisted Tactical May Sweet Pea

$2.25 #332FP PMD Size 18 332FB BWO Size 20 332FC Callibaetis Size 16

Size 16

$2.95

Lance’s X-May #396FO 396FB 396FR 396FK

Burk’s Crystal HBI

Size 16, 18

$2.25 Olive Size 16, 18 Brown Size 14, 16 Red Size 14, 16 Black Size 16, 18

Nosepicker TB Peaches n’ Cream

Size 16, 18 #499FO Olive 499FB Brown

Thread Quill

Size 14 #668FC Copper 668FS Silver

$2.95

$2.25

$2.95

$2.25

Zack’s Jig Nations $2.95 #982FB BWO Size 16 982FP PMD Size 16 982FN Brown Size 16 982FM March Brown Size 12 982FG Green Drake Size 12

#761F

Size 22 #109FR Brown 109FO Olive 109FB Black

Size 16, 18 #245FP PMD

#23F PMD Size 14, 16

Size 18 $2.50

Mercer Glass Bead Micro May

$2.95

#908FN Brown Size 14 908FB Black Size 16 908FO Olive Size 16

$2.00

#528F

#100FO Olive 100FL Black 100FB Brown

Mercer CB Poxyback BWO

Size 8

$2.25

#748FB Brown Size 16 748FO Olive Size 18

S&M Nymph

$4.95

Size 6

#653F

Mercer Trigger Nymph $2.25

$2.95

Size 6

#344F

#555F

$2.50

#230F

Mercer CB Micro Mayflies Size 14 - 18

Bear’s Hex Nymph

Mercer’s Rag Hex

#695F Size 12

Shot Glass Baetis

$2.25 #929FP PMD Size 16 929FM March Brown Size 12 929FB BWO Size 18 929FA Baetis Size 18

Hunchback March Brown

Mercer’s Poxyback Isonychia Size 14

$3.95

#134F

$3.95

Swink’s BTS GD

#681F

$2.95

Lance’s Hex Nymph

Size 6

Size 12

$3.95

#623F

#217F

Mercer’s Jigster’s

Size 12 $2.95

$2.95

#288FB Baetis Size 18 288FP PMD Size 16

Hot Intestinal Bug #253F Black Size 16

$2.50

Anchor Jigged Czech Princess #462FN Natural Size 12 462FP Peacock Size 12

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$2.95

Lightnin’s Biot Baetis

Size 16, 18

$2.00

#809F

Nymphs & Stillwater Flies


Quigley Crown Jewel

Size 12

$2.50

Dragonator Size 8 #958F Olive/Black

$2.95

Burk’s Sierra Damsel

Size 12

$2.25

Zack’s Slow Water Emerger Size 12

$2.50

#423FO Olive 423FB Black 423FG Gray 423FN Orange/Peacock

UV Hunchback Scud

Size 16 #408FO Olive/Orange 408FT Tan/Pink

$2.25

Size 20

$2.25

#717F

#760F Olive

#941F

TB Drowned Trico Spinner

Deer Hair Adult Damsel

Size 14 #750FB Blue 750FT Tan 750FO Olive

$2.25

Zack’s Damsel Leech

$2.50 #418FR Rust Size 14 418FO Olive Size 12, 14 418FN Burnt Orange Size 14 418FB Burnt Orange/Olive Size 12, 14

Burk’s Adult Damsel Hover Dragon

Size 10

$2.95

Size 12

$1.80

#168F $3.95

Size 6

#943F

Ultra Scuds Mercer’s Poxyback Callibaetis

Size 16 #373FO Olive 373FP Pink

$2.25 Size 14 $2.25 #363FO Peacock/Olive 363FB Peacock/Orange

$2.25

#131F Size 14 -18

BTS Mysis Shrimp

Size 20

Zack’s Balanced Zack-Attack Damsel

Zack Attack

$2.50

Size 16 $2.25

Jigged Green Drake

Size 12

$2.95

Scott’s Damsel Bugger

Size 12

$2.50

#983F

TB Drowned Rusty Spinner

$2.25

Hunchback Green Drake

Size 10

$3.95

#652F

#400F Size 18

$3.50

#907F Size 12, 14

Size 14 $2.50 #345FO Olive 345FT Olive/Burnt Orange 345FB Black/Burgundy

#879F

#749F

$2.00

#886F

#355F Size 14, 16

Harrop’s Callibaetis Nymph

#940F

No Name Damsel Size 12

$2.00

#65F

Zack’s Zallibaetis

Sheep Creek Special

GB Twist Nymph

Hula Damsel

Picky Fish Damsel

$3.95

#482F

King’s Snail Size 12

$3.95

Size 16 #856FO Olive 856FT Tan

Alberto’s Snail Size 12

Size 12

$2.25

$2.95

#317F

#939F Olive

JJ Special

$2.25

#283FP PMD Size 16 283FB BWO Size 18

Jigged Fire Perdigon

Size 16, 18

$2.25

Zack’s Stillwater Swimming Leech

#252F

$2.25

#955F Fire Size 16

Jigged Gray Perdigon

Crack Back PMD

$2.25

#927F Gray Size 16

Perdigon

Size 16 #360F Black

Fire Starter Jig

Size 16 #634F PMD

$2.95

Theo’s Boatman Size 8

#368FB Black 368FL Brown/Olive 368FN Brown 368FO Olive 368FT Burnt Orange 368FG Burgundy 368FV Brown/Olive Mix Tail 368FR Burnt Orange/Olive Mix Tail 368FK Black/Burgundy Mix Tail

Size 14

$2.25

Size 12

$2.25

#108F

$2.95

Zack’s Balanced Stillwater Swimming Leech Size 10

$3.50

#441FB Black 441FL Brown/Olive 441FO Olive

Tim’s Boatman #865F

$2.95

Alt Rocker Jigged PMD Jigged Split Case PMD

$2.25

Size 16 #404F Black

$2.25

#407FP

$2.95

Mercer’s Jiggy PMD

$2.25

Jigged Baetis

Size 16

$2.25

Size 16, 18

$2.95

#407FB

$2.95

#479FB Black Size 14 479FP PMD Size 16

#924FB BWO Size 18 924FP PMD Size 16

#933F PMD Size 16

Perdi Bomb

Jigged TNT

Size 16

$2.95

Black Perdigon #736F Black

Size 16

Holo Point Size 14, 16

$2.95

#354F Olive

#328F

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Freshwater

Streamers & Leeches This healthy, robust Zhupanova River rainbow was taken on a streamer. The Zhupanova is Kamchatka’s flagship river and first put the region on the map. It features the top trophy rainbow trout river fishing on Earth!

Dali Lama

Size 2, 6 #947FO Olive/White 947FB Black/White

$3.95

Bubble Gumpy

Size 6

$2.95

#319F Gray

Dali Lama w/Egg Size 2 #411FB Black/White 411FO Olive/White 411FC Flesh/Cream

$3.95

Zonkers

Size 4 #422FB Black 422FY Yellow 422FN Natural 422FW White

$2.95

Swimming Baitfish

Size 4

JR’s Baitfish Pine Squirrel Leech

Size 12 #980FB Black 980FO Olive 980FN Brown

Freshwater Clousers Size 6

$2.95

Home Invader

Size 2, 6 $4.95 #959FB Black/Grizzly 959FO Olive/Tan/Grizzly 959FW White

Beldar Rubberlegs

Size 4 #732FO Olive 732FB Black 732FBY Brown/Yellow

#83F Prince

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Sparkle Minnow

$2.95 Size 4 #840FS Conehead Sculpin 840FP Gold Bead Pearl/Gold

Float-n-Flies

Articulated Smolt Size 6

TFS King Smolt

$8.95

#627F

$2.95

Size 2 #221FB Black 221FO Olive 221FR Rainbow 221FP Platte 221FW White

$4.25

#142FS Shad Size 2 142FR Rainbow Size 2/0

Black Olive/White Chartreuse/Yellow Red Fox

Swimming Jimmy Size 4

$2.50

The Mob Aggravator Prince Size 6 or 12

#163FB 163FO 163FY 163FR

$7.95

#293FS Shad

Size 1⁄16, 1⁄32 oz. #970FS Sexy Shad 970FD Shad 970FB Bluegill 970FO Olive 970FC Chart. Shad

$2.50

$6.95

Muddler Minnow

$2.95

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Size 2

$4.95


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Lanier’s Streamer

Size 4

$2.25

#863F

JR’s Simi Seal Leeches

Size 8

$2.50

#897FB Blood 897FC Canadian 897FL Crystal 897FP Peacock 897FD Blood/Purple 897FK Black/Blue

WMD Sculpin

Size 4 #885FB Brown 885FN Natural 885FO Olive

Size 6, 12 #176FB Black 176FO Olive 176FN Brown

$2.50

Zack’s Pyramid Minnow Size 6

$2.50

#69FO Tui Chub 69FW White

$6.95

Beaded Micro Buggers Translucent Wiggle Tail Size 10

$2.25

#143FO Olive 143FB Burnt Orange 143FR Rust

Milla Time Sculpin Size 6

Crystal Buggers

Size 12 $2.50 #804FC Chartreuse 804FB Black 804FG Gray 804FO Olive 804FW White 804FBR Brown 804FN Midnight

Balanced “Moo” Minnow Size 8

$3.95

#583F

$4.95

#465F Olive

GTC Autumn Splendor

KAMCHATKA Russia’s eastern peninsula is the apex of modern trout fishing. It’s an adventure of the purest kind; a vast wilderness teeming with rainbows that attack dry flies, mouse imitations and large streamers. The grab is often bone-jarring. Give our travel staff a call for more info about this bucket-list destination. travel@theflyshop.com

Size 4

$2.50

#871F

Galloup’s Dungeon Size 2

Size 4

$2.50

#754F $7.95

Beadhead Mini Leech Morrish Medusa Size 2 trailer

$7.95

$2.25

Size 8 #364FB Black 364FO Olive

Beadhead Crystal Bugger

Cone Head Woolhead Sculpin Size 4 #403FO Olive 403FT Tan

Slumpbuster #893FB 893FN 893FO 893FR

Size 4 Black Natural Olive Rust

$4.95

Whitlock Matuka Sculpin

#50FO Olive 50FT Tan

Size 4

Pyramid Beach Leeches

$3.95

Midnight Cowboy Size 4

$2.50

Size 8 #102FB Black 102FP Peacock 102FR Brown

$2.95

#678F Olive $7.95

#39F Size 6

$3.95

CH Kiwi Muddler

Size 4 #837FB Black 837FO Olive

Sheila Sculpin $2.50

$5.95 50FB Black

Sculpzilla

Size 4 $3.95 #21FN Natural 21FB Black 21FW White 21FS Sunrise

$2.95

Size 4

#740F

Size 4 #978FO Olive 978FB Brown 978FG Grizzly 978FS Sand

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Egg Sucking Crystal Bugger

Size 4

$1.95

#202FP Purple 202FB Black

Fish Skullpin Bunny Silvey’s Sculpin Size 4

$2.25

#796FB Black 796FO Olive 796FN Natural

Size 8 $2.50 #589FC Chartreuse 589FS Silver 589FB Black 589FO Olive 589FBR Brown 589FN Midnight

Galloup Zoo Cougar

Popcorn Beetle Size 8 #788F Chart/White

#49FF Fleshy

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Size 8, 10 #182FB Black 182FN Brown 182FO Olive

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#301F

$1.95

Sexton’s Boobie Fly

Size 8 #223F Chart/White

$2.25

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The right flies for Tierra del Fuego

Steelhead flies There are few spots in the Western Hemisphere, from the wild steelhead rivers of Kamchatka to the seldom fished water in Southern Argentina where we haven’t chased these fish and figured out the flies.

B U I L T O U R R E P U T A T I O N pointing our clientele, friends, and fly rods at steelhead on the Klamath, Trinity, Eel, Mad, Smith, and the other famous rivers in the Pacific Northwest.

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TJ Hooker #281FB 281FT 281FN 281FK

Size 6 Black/Brown Tan/Brown Brown Black

$2.25

Trey’s Super Prawn

EMB Rubberlegs

$2.25

Size 10

#835F

EMB GBRL Prince

#577FS 577FP 577FK 577FR 577FT

Size 2 Shrimp Pink Purple/Pink Rainbow Tiger Prawn

Sandy’s Hot Butt Burlap Size 6

Hartwick’s Skinny Spratley $3.50

$3.95

Size 1 #520FB Black 520FP Purple

$2.95

TDF Tube Bomber

.75˝ #384FG Fl. Green Butt 384FR Fl. Red Butt

$4.95

#572FB 572FR 572FO 572FP

Size 7

#687F

$2.95

October Hilton Size 5

Brett’s Klamath Intruder Size 6 Stinger

$3.95

Hoh-Bo Spey Size 6

$3.95

$4.95

Black Brown October Purple

Hartwick’s Hilton Size 6

$2.95

#1002F Brown or Purple

#868F Black/Green Butt

Killowatt

$3.95

#642F

#513FP Peacock 513FB Blue

#366FB Black/Blue 366FO Orange 366FP Pink/Purple 366FR Rust/Olive 366FK Black/Purple

#820F

Brett’s Klamath Skater

$2.25

Size 6

$2.50

#393F

Scorpion Stinger Size 6 trailer

Brett’s Obie Skater

Size 4

Undertaker Size 5

#670FB Standard 670FH Bead Butt 670FJ Jigged

$2.95

Size 6

#386F

Green Machine

$5.95

$4.95

Size 1/0

#742F

Ska-Opper

TDF Taxi

$3.95

Size 1 #800F

Hartwick’s Silent Assassin

$4.95

Size 4 #274FN Natural #274FB Black Size 2 274FP Purple #274FK Pink

Green Butt Skunk Size 7

$2.95

#216F

$3.95

Green Butt Silver Hilton

Size 3, 5

$3.50

Size 6

$2.50

#459F

CH Herniator

$3.50

Size 8

#10F

GB Red Butt Bomber

Burnt Chicken

Size 6

$2.95

Yuk Bug

Titanic

$3.95

Size 6 #549FT Tan

#116F

Brett’s Klamath Caddis

$3.95

Size 6

#973F

Size 2 #14FB Black 14FP Pink 14FU Purple

#398F

$2.50

Size 4

#362F

Hoody’s Hangers Size 4

Pepe Prince

Size 8 #484F Chartreuse

GB Fastwater Prince #490F

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#853FB Black & Blue 853FO Orange 853FW White

$2.50

Brindle Bug

$4.95

STH Mini Muddler

$3.95

Size 4

#390F

Traditional Klamath River Patterns Size 6

Moss Back

Silver Cone Hilton

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Size 6 #225FG Gold/Olive 225FC Copper/Brown

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$2.25

Steelhead Soft Hackle

$2.95

Mart’s Bead Butt Burlap

Size 6 $2.95 #1003F Cream or Purple

#663F

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$4.95


Super Spey Flies

Bjorn’s Super Prawns

The Fly Shop’s Steelhead Tube Fly Selection and their advantages: Jumbo Critter

$3.95

Size 2/0 Trailer hook #770FO Super Prawn Orange 770FP Super Prawn Pink 770FB Super Prawn Black/Blue 770FC Super Prawn Chartreuse 770FL Super Prawn Purple

#169FO Black/Orange

$15.95

#169FP Black/Pink

$15.95

Size 1 $3.95 #944FB Black/Blue 944FC Chartreuse/Blue 944FO Pink/Orange 944FP Purple

Barred Ostrich Intruders Senyo’s OCD Size 2

$3.95

#569FK Black 569FP Pink 569FB Blue

#169FB Black/Blue

$15.95

Size 2 #488FC Chart./Black 488FP Purple/Black 488FK Pink/Purple 488FB Black/Blue

$5.95

▲ Low mortality: If a fish swallows the hook, cut the leader: the hook will dissolve without causing more harm. Just replace the hook and continue fishing. ▲ Options: The pattern size and style of a tube fly aren't dependent on hook style or size. ▲ Land more fish: When fighting the fish, less hook leverage with shorter shank hooks result in a higher percentage of fish caught.

Stu’s Prawn Truder #169FC Black/Chartreuse$15.95

Jim Teeny Flies

Hickman’s Fish Taco Size 2

Size 4 $2.25 #547FB Egg Sucking Black 547FA Antique Gold 547FG Insect Green #169FG Orange

$15.95

Trailer Trash Size 2 trailer

$4.95

Size 2

$5.95

#271FB Black 271FP Purple 271FO Popsicle

#424FG Green/Blue 424FP Pink/White 424FR Red/Blue/Purple

Mini Intruder’s

Dean River Tiger

Size 1/0

$3.95

Size 4 #862FB Black/Blue 862FK Blue/Purple 862FM Metal Detector 862FP Pink 862FO Olive/Black

$5.95

#986FB 986FK 986FP 986FO 986FC

Size 2 Pink/Black Pink/Blue Purple/Black Pink/Orange Blue/Chartreuse

Dirk Wiggler

Size 1 #721FB Red/Black 721FC Chartreuse

Stu’s Metal Tubes #676FF 676FP 676FB 676FL

Stu’s Griz Turbo Tube

$3.95

Stu’s Jungle Tail Turbo Tube

Steelhead Boss Size 2, 6 #310F Black

$2.95

$2.95

2 Trailer $3.95 #636FP Purple 636FB Black/Green Butt 636FR Red/Black

Silvey’s Extractor

Stu’s Rhea Intruder Size 2

Stu’s Stinger Prawn

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#919FB Black/Blue Tube 919FP Pink/Purple Tube 919FK Pink Tube

#37FO Orange/Pink Tube

$3.95

Hartwick Hoser

$3.95

Hartwick Flashtail

#40F Black/Blue Tube

$3.95

#458FF Fuschia/Pink Tube 458FB Black/Blue Tube 458FP Pink/Purple Tube

Signature Intruder Size Size 2, 8 #496FO Orange 496FC Chartreuse

$4.95

Fushchia Purple Black Black/Blue

$4.95

#341F

Comet

Durability: Tube flies last longer. During the fight, the tube fly slides up the leader and away from sharp teeth. ▲ Re-useable: If the hook breaks or dulls, simply replace the damaged hook and continue fishing the same tube fly. ▲ Easy adjustments: Add brass, aluminum or tungsten tube bodies, or use cones or beads for more weight and to adjust the sink rates of tube flies.

$4.95

#244FB Blue 244FP Pink 244FU Purple 244FW White/Orange

#222FR Red 222FB Black 222FP Purple

Sili Leg Intruder Skagit Minnow

$4.95

$5.95

$4.95 #352FP Purple/Pink 2˝ 352FG Black/Green Butt 2˝ 352FB Black/Blue 2.75˝ 352FS Pink/White 2.75˝ 352FR Red 2.75˝

Size 2 #508FP Prawn Pink 508FO Prawn Orange

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Stu’s Griz Turbo Tube

$3.95

#573F Hot Pink Tube

$5.95

#960F Tube

#37FB Blue/Black Tube

Stu’s Tiger Tail Turbo Tube

Sun Ray Shadow

$3.95

River Rat Tube

$3.95

#379F Hot Pink Tube

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The Fly Shop’s Top Mouse Patterns

The Fly Shop’s Alaska Leech Selection

These are the best nine choices in the world of fly fishing for those anglers who want to try fishing a mouse in Alaska, Kamchatka, Mongolia, Canada, or anywhere else there’s a healthy population of field mice or lemmings near trout water.

Wherever you fish in freshwater, you’ll find leeches. They’re a first choice for trout, steelhead, salmon, bass, and sea trout. Often they’re the only choice! Fill your box with a variety of different sizes and colors.

Living Leech Size 2 Mr. Hankey

Size 4 $5.95 #494F This is our favorite. The Hankey in either size is the most productive and fish-friendly (least lethal) imitation of a mouse ever tied. The up-eye trailer hook usually stings trout in the upper lip, misses gills, and insures a harmless release.

Mighty Mouse

Size 4 $7.95 #584F The accurate, large profile tosses a huge wake. It’s an irresistible rough water imitation, though difficult to cast with light (6 weight) fly Rods.

$5.95

Size 6

#494F

Size 2 $4.95 #106F The MM2 has an attractive profile from below the surface, and gives off a realistic wake. Our improved, up-eye version earns it a place as one of our two most popular and productive mice.

Size 6

Size 2

#192F A great, but very lethal trout pattern that is best suited for largemouth bass.

#797F

$6.95

Articulated Hood Rat Size 4

Size 4

$2.95

#251FP Purple 251FB Black

Articulated Marabou Leech

$1.95

String Leech Size 2

$3.95

#240FP Pink/Purple 240FB Black/Red 240FL Black/Blue

Size 2

$4.95

Starlite Leech

#215F

#247FC 247FP 247FL 247FR 247FB

$4.95

Size 10 #125F

Size 2

$8.95

Egg Sucking Bunny Leech

Size 2 #203FP Purple 203FB Black

#213FS Black/Chartreuse 213FT Tan/White

Egg Sucking Jig Wiggler Leech

Mini Mouse Zimmerman’s Boobie Mouse

$5.95

#162F

Mercer’s Lemming Morrish Mouse 2.0

Mini Hankey

Mouse Rat

$3.95

Mercer’s Poxyegg Leech

Size 4

Size 2 Chartreuse Pink Purple Purple/Red Black/Red

$3.95

$2.50

#586F

$4.95

#950F

RL Stinger Mouse

Size 4

Hareball Leeches Size 1/0

$3.95

#234F

Morgan’s Leeches Size 4 #471FB Black 471FO Olive 471FF Flesh 471FP Purple/Pink

$5.95

$3.95 These fast sinking streamers pull triple-duty as king salmon, steelhead and silver salmon patterns. They are superb flies on bright days for kings and silvers and very effective in the early morning hours for steelhead. #777FP Purple 777FB Black 777FO Orange/Pink 777FC Orange/Chartreuse 777FK Bubblegum Pink

Kamchatka boasts the finest mouse fishing for big rainbows in the world, and the Mr. Hankey pattern is the only pattern our guides will use! It floats high, skates perfectly across the surface, and the upturned hook dramatically reduces mortality.

Fishing a mouse fly for trophy trout...

These rodents are a staple on the trout diet in Russia’s Far East. Large Kamchatka trout will chase them and attack again and again, attempting to pull the “mouse” below the surface and drown it before devouring the varmint. Exciting is an understatement. Anglers should be required to have an EKG before being allowed to use a mouse in Kamchatka, where it isn’t unusual to hook dozens of large rainbows every day on the surface using mice imitations.

T H E T E C H N I Q U E is simple and seldom varies. Quarter the fly downstream, beginning as close to the bank as possible and pay close attention to any structure. Keep the tip low, the line taut, and add a bit of motion occasionally with the rod tip. As the fly swings in the current, it’ll give off enough of a wake to bring fish from the first down marker.

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Flesh Flies

Egg Imitations

In salmon country, the flesh of decomposing fish is at the top of the trout menu. It’s loaded with protein, easy to digest, and the rivers of the Pacific Northwest, and Russian Far East are full of carcasses in the fall. Dead-drifting or stripping these carcass patterns is a devastating method for catching late summer and fall trophy trout and char.

Glo Bugs were a local Redding creation more than 50 years ago and have spawned several generations of imitations, knock-offs, and variations. Whatever your feeling about these eggs and omelets, they’re high on the list of trout food in the Pacific Northwest. Salmon drop their eggs, and their specific gravity carries them to the bottom. Fertilized eggs begin to decompose, form nitrogen, become more buoyant, begin to float along the bottom and create an amazing chow line.

Drifting Carcass Size 4

$1.95

Articulated Flesh Size 6

Fleshwound $3.95

Size 6

$1.95

#677F

#917FC Cream 917FW White

#186F

Mercer’s Mini Carcass

Size 8

$1.95

#187F

S.O. Moal Rhoid

Single Eggs Size 8 Candy Cane Size 4

Size 6

$2.95

$1.95

#822F

$1.25 #196F Top to bottom left to right: Salmon Egg, Shrimp Pink, STH Orange, Peachy King, Champagne

Clown Egg Size 6 - 10

$1.80

#365F

#629F

Battle Creek Bunny

Size 4

$1.95

#300F

Meat Lover’s Special

Size 2

$3.95

#320F

Mercer’s Skin ‘n Bones

Size 6

$3.25

#911F

Flies for Silver Salmon & King Salmon

Surreal Egg Size 12

Boles Bazookas

$1.95

Micro Spawn

$1.50

Size 8 #870FSO STH Orange 870FSP Shrimp Pink 870FPK Peachy King 870FSU Sockeye

$1.50

#188FO Steelhead Orange 188FB Bright Orange 188FP Peachy King 188FE Salmon Egg 188FS Shrimp Pink 188FL Pink Lady

What drives a salmon to strike a fly is pure conjecture. It’s probably some aggressive, territorial, primal urge to protect or defend. Whatever the reason, every one of this sampling of salmon flies has been proven to be consistently effective for both Kings and Silvers.

Mercer’s King Caviar

Size 1/0

$1.95

#195F

TFS Worm

Size 2 #860F Dead Drift Pinky

Size 12 #110FS Shrimp Pink 110FO Oregon Cheese 110FE Salmon Egg 110FT STH Orange 110FP Peachy King

$3.95

Karluk Flash Fly

Size 2 $2.95 #194FS Silver/Red 194FC Cranberry

Polar Shrimp

Size 6

$2.50

Cotton Candy

Size 6

Jiggy Eggs Size 12

$1.95

#296FO Orange 296FC Oregon Cheese

GB Gorman Eggs

Size 6 $1.95 #854FP Pink #854FO Orange

Samurai Spawn Size 8

$2.95

#88F Orange/Peach

$.90

#619F

#193F

Silver Salmon Wogs What Silvers lack in size when compared to King Salmon, they make up for in numbers and aggressive behavior. They’ll attack a fly all day long and are often caught in numbers large enough to exhaust even the most intrepid angler. Like most anadromous fish they’re negaphototropic. They don’t like the bright daylight and become more and more shy as the sun rises. In the early morning hours Silvers Salmon are at their most aggressive and often strike a skated surface fly. Skating fluorescent or large pink floating flies (“pollywogs”) across the surface is an exciting wrinkle to the Alaska Silver Salmon fly fishing experience.

Fox’s Fertilizer

Size 1, 8, 12 #618F Orange

$1.95

Mercer’s Sac Fry Size 12

$2.95

#679F

We’ve got a handle on one of the top swing fisheries found in Alaska, Lava Creek Lodge, for king salmon. And they love pink flies! Give us a call today for details on this new

Foam Top Wog

Size 2/0 #660FP Pink

$7.50

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Kola Peninsula Atlantic Salmon

These Russian Rivers offer better fishing than any other Atlantic Salmon destination on Earth. The numbers of fish and their astonishing average size is everything you’ve heard about and more!

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The Fly Shop Atlantic Salmon Fly Selection with the best North American and European fly tiers, as well as the guides at our Russian, Icelandic, and Norwegian destinations we’ve put together what is an indispensible selection of Atlantic Salmon patterns.

HAND-IN-HAND

The Kola Reserve encompasses two “new rivers,” the first, and most exciting fisheries to be opened on the Kola Peninsula in a decade. T H E M A G N I F I C E N T,

new Kola Reserve Lodge sits on the banks above the Lumbovka River, roughly 70 miles above the Arctic Circle, 200 miles from Murmansk, and a short helicopter ride from it’s sister-river the Kachkova. They’re situated at what’s considered the boundary between the Barents and White Sea. The rivers of the Kola Reserve have two distinct, productive runs of very large Atlantic Salmon. The first (spring) fish arrive in early June and their escapement continues to build until the water warms in late summer. These big, bright fish are the monster Atlantics that made the north coast of the Kola famous. The Autumn run, “Osenkas”, nose into Lumbovka and Kachkovka in late August and continue to arrive through September. These power-packed fish are loaded with enough fat and muscle to survive the 18 month stay in the fresh water before they spawn. They’re lightning bolts that will test the toughest tackle, and are found in few other places on Earth. The Fly Shop® team is still uncovering the complete potential of these newly opened rivers, but what we have learned firsthand is remarkable. Our scouting season revealed an average sized fish between 15 and 20 pounds in the spring. The largest were over 30 pounds, and we hooked others too hot to handle that we feel were even bigger! The veteran team of Atlantic Salmon fishermen that joined our pandemic-abbreviated exploration included Matt Harris, the principals of Fly Fishing Nation and our own, Justin Miller. Everyone considered the rivers of the Kola Reserve to be the perfect size and agreed that what we saw was remarkable and the potential is incredible. The Fly Shop® is proud to have been selected as the exclusive North American agent for this phenomenal new Atlantic Salmon destination and we invite you to contact our Russia Travel Sales Specialist, Justin Miller, to learn a lot more about the Kola Reserve.

To learn more about the Atlantic Salmon rivers on the Kola Peninsula or to inquire about pricing and dates contact the Kola Reserve’s exclusive North American agent, The Fly Shop® Call toll-free: 800-669-3474 E-mail: travel@theflyshop.com www.theflyshop.com w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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Ally Shrimp

$3.95

Junction Shrimp Tube

Black and Silver Monkey Tube

$3.95

Pot Bellied Pig

Size 10 #42F Orange

#946F

$3.95

$3.95

#370FO Black & Orange 370FY Black & Yellow

Sun Ray Shadow Mini Hitch Cascade Tube

$3.95

#304F Orange & White

$2.95

#391F

#726F

Monkey Tube .75˝

$3.95

#793F

Collie Dog Tube 1˝

Super Snaelda Tube

$3.95

#395FS Small 395FM Medium 395FL Large

$2.95

#984F

Temple Dog Flaming Tube

$3.95

#419F

Flame Thrower $3.95

Size #6 #611F

Tungsten Temple Dog Tube

$3.95

#421F Black & Red

Francis Tube

$3.95

#821FB Black .5˝ 821FR Red .5˝ or 1.5˝

Green Highlander #574F

Willie Gunn Tube

Willie Gunn Size #6

$3.95

#995F

$3.95

1.5˝ Tube #888FG Gold 888FP Posh

$3.95

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Permit & Bonefish Flies Money Crab

Size 6 #261F Olive, Tan

$3.95

Contraband Crab

Size 4

$6.95

Fleeing Crab

Size 2, 6

$7.95

#566F

#533FO Olive 533FT Tan

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Casa Blanca Raghead Crab

Bonefish Bitters Size 2

$8.95

#211FT Tan 211FW White

Size 8

$3.95

#564FA Amber 564FO Olive

Christmas Charlie Size 2, 8 $3.95 #264F Orange, Pink Raghead Crab Size 2, 6 #275FO Olive 275FT Tan

$3.95

Bully Special

Patos Crab Size 2

$4.95

Alphonse Crab

Size 2

$5.95

#314FT Tan

#358FT Tan 358FW White

$3.95 #953FL Lead Eye Size 4 953FC Bead Chain Eye Size 6

Crazy Charlie

Size 6

$3.25

#262FT Tan

Squimp Size 2, 6 #517F Tan Bauer’s Flats Crab

Size 4, 6 #272FT Tan 272FO Olive

$5.95

Cathy’s Fleeing Crab

Size 4, 6

$4.95

#483F Tan

Grand Slam Crab

Size 6 #650F Tan

$2.95

$3.95

#262FC Chartreuse

Sandy’s Cracked Crab

Size 4

$4.95

#842F Tan

White Sand Fleeing Crab

Size 2

$7.95

Flexo Crab Size 4

Diving Crab Size 2 $6.95

$7.95

#278F

#262FB Crystal Brown

Supreme Hair Shrimp

#97F0 Olive 97FS Sand

#405F

#262FP Pink

$5.95

#810FT Tan Size 2 810FW White Size 6

#262FW Pearl

Shane’s Bone Kohlector

Puglisi Crab Size 4

$7.95

Size 6 $3.95 #356FB Blind Tan 356FT Bead Chain Tan 356FO Bead Chain Olive

Spawning Mantis Size 2

$3.95

#993F Tan/Orange

Mantis Shrimp

Size 2

$3.95

#790F

#647F Olive

Blue Crab

Size 6 #565F

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Improved Merkin Size 2 #279F Lead Eyes

Teanaki Special $5.95

$3.95

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Skinny Mini Size 10 #198F Olive/Tan

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Skampi

$3.95

$4.95 #443F

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The Three Top Permit flies in

Mexico

J A N I S E L E Y ’ S Raghead Crab (pictured far left)

sparked a revolution in ‘91 for permit fishermen in Mexico’s Ascension Bay. Suddenly anglers had a tool in their box these uncooperative fish would eat. Caribbean permit began to be caught routinely, and more and more fly rodders added these wary critters to their daily list of targets on the flats.

Kwan Size 4 #500F Mini Corona

Size 6 #335FT Tan 335FO Olive

$3.95

McVay Gotcha

$3.25 #266F Size 2 - 8 266FR Root Beer, Size 4, 6 267F Lead Eye Gotcha, Size 4

$6.95

Early Worm

$2.95

Size 6

#157F

Miheves Flats Fly

Size 6

$4.95

Deep Water Bunny Gotcha

#124F Tan

Bonefish Junk

Size 2 - 6

$5.95

Size 4 - 8

$3.95

#224F

#238F

Mini Puff Size 4, 6 #287FP Pink 287FT Tan

$2.95

Weedless Gotcha Chili Pepper

Size 6

$2.95

#361F

$2.95

Bonefish Clousers Size 2, 6

Size 4, 6 $4.95

#336F

Blind Mini Puff

Size 6

$2.95

#525FT Tan 525FP Pink

Rasta Puff

Size 6

#486F

$3.95

#270FC Chartreuse 270FP Pink 270FT Tan

Crafty Shrimp

Size 2

$5.95

#190F

Supreme Hair Rattle Shrimp

Size 1 $8.95

Shallow Water Clousers Size 6

#704F

$2.25

#285F Chartreuse, Tan, Gray

Beck’s Lead Eye Sili-Legs

Enrico’s Lead Eye Spawning Shrimp Size 4

$4.95

#823FC Chartreuse Size 6 823FT Tan Size 4

Coyote Spawning Shrimp

Size 1/0 $6.95 #758FC Bead Chain 758FL Lead Eye

$6.95 #883F Tan, Olive, Transparent, Root Beer

Enrico’s Bead Chain Spawning Shrimp Size 4

Avalon Permit

Size 2 #417FL Heavy Eye 417FB Light Eye

Productivity spiralled even higher as native guides in Mexico and Belize refined their techniques and subtle changes to the color, weight, and materials used to tie the short list of effective permit fly patterns. The ESB series of flies (products of a team of sophisticated saltwater anglers, talented Mayan guides, and Dane Emerson – the owner of Espiritu Santo Bay Lodge) were the real game changers. New to our catalog (but not our travel clientele) these two permit patterns have accounted for a good portion of the more than 1,000 permit landed at Espiritu Santo Bay Lodge in 4 years!

$3.95

Ar ian Stevens photo

$6.95

Peterson’s Spawning Shrimp

#209F Tan

Size 2

$2.95

#711F

ESB Yellow Eye Raghead Crab Size 2 Bone Jovi #295F

Size 2

$5.95

Popovic’s Ultra Shrimp

Size 2

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#961FT Tan 961FW White

$8.95

ESB Yellow Eye Spawning Shrimp

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Tarpon & Flats Flies T H O S E O F U S W H O C R A V E the thrill of saltwater and hunger for its brand of excitement

are constantly searching for better flies to improve that quest, and the rules haven’t been completely written for the salty side of the sport. Exciting new materials, better hooks, constantly improving profiles, and tying techniques are continually changing the face of saltwater fly design. Whatever you need in the saltwater world, we’ve got it, and it’s probably listed on one of these catalog pages.

If you need help, call us! We know our stuff. Matt Jones photos

Cockroach

Paradise Tarpon Size 1

$4.95

$6.95

Size 1/0, 4/0

#292F

#439F Fire Orange,Yellow, Purple

Size 4/0

$4.95

$4.95

Size 3/0

Size 1/0 #576FC Chartreuse 576FT Tan 576FP Purple/Black

Tarpon Toad Size 2/0 Size 1

$4.95

$4.95

#290F

Tarpon Rabbit Toad

#433F

Black Eye Size 3/0

#307F

#867F

Paradise Black ‘n Blue

$6.95

#625F

Red and White

Paradise Black Size 1

Tarpon Fur Worm

$5.95

Black Death

Size 3/0 #306F

$5.95

$5.95

#896FY Yellow 896FC Chartreuse 896FR Red/Black

Black Death Rabbit

Size 5/0

$6.95

#498F

Megalopsicle #998FC 998FO 998FP 998FT

Laid Up Tarpon Size 2/0

Paradise White Size 1

$4.95

Size 1/0 Chartreuse/Yellow Dirty Olive Purple/Black Tan/Orange

$6.95

Borski’s Fur Shrimp

$5.95

#762F

Size 4

$3.95

#263F

#830F

Bigeye Tarpon Paradise Grizzly Tarpon #161F

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Size 1

$4.95

Chili Pepper Cinder Worm

Size 3/0

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Tarpon Bunny Size 3/0 #805FR Rusty Orange 805FY Yellow

$7.95


Tandem Cuda Fly Cuda Killer

$7.95

Size 2/0

#20F $8.95

Size 4/0 #291F

EZ Mackeral

Masked Minnow

Size 1, 4 #1001FG White/Green 1001FP White/Pearl

$3.95

Fishalicious

Size 1/0 #560FC Chartreuse/Black

$7.95

#560FW Red/White

$7.95

#560FO Olive/Black

$7.95

$3.95

Size 4/0

#495F

Flathead Shad Size 3/0

$9.95

#43F

Flashfire Mushy Size 2/0

$9.95

#101F

Captain Ray’s Silversides Size 1/0 Midnight Mullet Size 1/0

$6.95

#340F $6.95

#630F

Bush Whacker

Sand Flea

Size 2/0 #375FC Chart/White 375FB Blue/White 375FS Shad

$6.95

$3.95

Size 2

#600F

Super Spoon Size 6 $5.95 #15FS Silver 15FC Copper 15FG Gold

Milky Magic

$3.95

Size 6 #329F Chartreuse

Midnight Minnow Size 6

$4.95

#141F

Camp Counselor

$2.95

Size 1/0 #910FP Purple

Shinnecock Silversides Minnow

Size 4

Size 2 #175F Pearl

Size 1/0 $2.95 #910FT Tiger

$4.95

$7.95

Tarpon Snake Size 4/0

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T H E A M P L I T U D E Floating Tarpon Taper is a larger version of the Bonefish model, with a short head for quick shots, AST Plus, and subtle microtexturing in the running section that combine to make this the best tarpon saltwater fly line on the market.

Amplitude Floating Tarpon Taper

Camp Counselor

#243F

Gummy Minnow

The best fly line for tarpon?

#22679 WF10F

#22680 WF11F

#22681

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WF12F

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Flashtail Minnow Clouser

Size 1/0 #892FC Chartreuse & White 892FB Black & Purple 892FW Olive & White

$3.95

Reducer

Size 1/0

$10.95

Flashtail Clouser

$2.95

Whitlock’s Swimming Baitfish

$7.95

Mushmouth Size 2/0 $6.95 #859FSW Sand/White #859FYW Yellow/White 859FBW Blue/White

#327F

Size 2 (4˝ long) #318F Olive/Pink

Flashtail Minnow Size 3/0

Super Mushy

Size 3/0 (7˝ long) #838FBW Blue/White #838FM Mackerel

$9.95

Clouser Half & Half

$5.95

(6˝ long) $9.95 #468FP White/Pink #468FB White/Yellow/Brown 468FY Yellow/Chartreuse/Blue

Lefty’s Deceiver

Size 3/0 (5.5˝ long) $6.95 #294FC Chartreuse #294FB Blue #294FG Gray

Size 1/0 (4.5˝ long) #293FS Shad #293FY Yellow

#540FC Chartreuse 540FB Baitfish

Size1/0 (4˝ long) #540FG Gray

Peacock Bass Specialty Flies T H E F L Y S H O P ’ S jungle junkies have travelled

to most of the top spots in the Amazon and learned a lot about the best flies, tackle, techniques and the best places to hunt for them. A tip – Body material for most of these flies is fashioned from thin synthetic fibers and you need to carry a comb to touch up the flies in the field. A little attention to the coiffure will do wonders. Lots of flies work, but these are our favorites.

GT Brush Fly

Size 6/0 #429FT Tan 429FB Black

$8.95

Bad Attitude Baitfish

Girl Next Door

Size 6/0 #827FB Black/Purple 827FR Rainbow

Swinger’s Convention

Size 4/0 #248FT Firetiger 248FR Red/White 248FB Black/Purple

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$16.95 Size 4/0 #544FO Orange/Yellow #544FT Tan 544FW Blue/White 544FB Black/Red 544FI Italian - Chartreuse/Red/White

$11.95 #827FT Fire Tiger

$8.95

Cruisers are deadly Peacock Bass patterns and rate among the top producing patterns in the tropics. $15.95 #1005F Cruiser Peacock Size 3/0 or 5/0 550F Cruiser White Shad Size 2/0 (5˝ long) 839FR Cruiser Red/White Size 3/0 839FB Cruiser Black/Purple Size 3/0 $15.95 282FR Mega Cruiser Red/Black Size 4/0 (6˝ long) 282FY Mega Cruiser Yellow/Black Size 4/0 w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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Size 2/0 (5˝ long)

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Everglades Special

Size 2/0

$7.95

Poppin’ Featherhead

Sea Habit Bucktail Size 2/0 (3.5˝)

$6.95

Rainy’s Trailer Hook

In-Shore Popper Size 3/0

$24.95 #347FP Pink (6.5˝ long) 347FG Chartreuse 347FB Blue/Pearl

#764F

(4˝ long) #757FC Chartreuse 757FW White

$5.95 #757FR Orange/Yellow

(7˝ long) $10.95 #8786 Stainless tandem 6/0 hooks

#337FA Anchovy 337FS Sardine

Big Boy Trevally Popper

Size 2/0 (6˝ long)

$8.95

#527F

Puglisi Penut Butter

Size 2/0 #374FC Chartreuse & White 374FB Black & Purple 374FG Gray & White

$7.95

Realistic Menhaden

Size 8/0 (8˝ long) $5.95

#431F

Mangrove Baitfish Size 2/0

$7.95

#305FG Ghost 305FS Shiner

Realistic Blueback Herring

$5.95

Size 6/0 (8˝ long)

Pearly Poppers

Size 2/0 (4.5˝ long) $4.95 #353FB Blue/White #353FG Green/Yellow

Crease Flies Size 1/0 #626FB Blue/Silver 626FK Black/Silver 626FO Olive/Silver

$6.95 #626FT Fire Tiger 626FS Silver

#454F

Chilly Goat Size 2/0 #22FC 22FT 22FG 22FO

$5.95

SW Gurgler

Chartreuse & White Tan & White Gray & White Olive & White

Major Herring #348FH Size 3/0 (6˝ long)

Rattle Baitfish

Major Bunker

Flashtail Whistlers

N.Y.A.P. Size 6/0 #350FW White 350FB Black

$9.95

$5.95

Size 3/0 (5.5˝ long) #309FR Red/White #309FL Olive/White 309FY Yellow/Red 309FO Orange/Yellow

$13.95

Size 4/0 #348FB

$3.95

$12.95

$7.95

Size 3/0 #580F Pinfish

Size 3/0 (4˝ long) #437FR Red/White #437FB Black 437FG Green/White

Rainy’s Ocean Candy

$26.95

SCOF Trailer Trash

Size 1/0 #381FC Cinnamon 381FT Tan

$2.95

Snookaroo Size 1/0 (Floating, 4˝ long) #325F Red/White

$8.95

6/0 Tandem Hook (10˝ long) #672FW White #672FP Pink

Dorado Specialty Flies Andino Deceivers are tough, durable imitations of sabalo (the primary dorado forage fish), with a modified, muddler-like head that dives, darts, and improves the performance in fast, turbulent water. The Andino is tied exclusively for The Fly Shop®. Don’t leave home without them.

Andino Deceiver Size 3/0 (5.5˝ long) The most effective dorado flies in the sport! #957FW Olive/White $12.95 957FR Black/Red #957FO Black/Orange 957FP Black/Purple 957FC Black/Chartreuse w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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Bass, Bluegill, Pike, Carp, Crappie & Shad E L E V A T I O N is only 495 feet. We’re at the extreme upper end of the Sacramento basin and two magnificent volcanoes, Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen, tower above our valley floor. As you leave town in 3 directions (north, east, and west), the California Valley Oaks quickly give way to the pine-covered forests of the Sierras and the Trinity Alps. There are about 730 miles of public trout streams and rivers within an hour and a half drive. Closer to home, our surrounding foothills are dotted with bass ponds ,and lowland lakes. These placer-mine remnants of California’s Gold Rush are filled with bass and other warmwater species. As competition for quality trout fishing water becomes more intense, the warmwater aspect of the sport is getting a lot more attention and The Fly Shop® is ready with a great fly selection.

REDDING’S

Bish-A-Rat

Size 4/0 #149FB Black 149FN Natural

Ultimate Mormon Cricket

$7.95

Hoover Moover

Skip’s Predator Size 4

Size 4

$3.95

#312FG Gold 312FO Olive 312FR Rust

$5.95

Size 6

$2.50

#232F

#35F Stinger

Rattling Frog Size 2, 6

#609FK Kermit

$8.95

#662FO Olive 662FB Black

Whitlock’s Swimming Frog Sizes 2, 6, 10

$9.95 Along with traditional poppers, this pattern rates as an all-time favorite! #346F Frog Weedless

Great Basin Drifter

Size 8

$3.95

Size 8

$2.25

#916F

Mini Cruiser

$4.95

Bushwhacker Blue Gill Size 1

$5.95

Size 2 #878FB Blue Gill 878FO Olive/White 878FG Gray/White

#609FT Tiger

Whitlock Air Jet Size 4

$5.95 #95F Black, Frog, Chart., Red/White

#609FP Pearl

Swimming Carp Nymph

Psychoactive Frog Size 1

$7.95

#765F

#399F

#372FW White 372FY Yellow 372FO Orange #609FF Frog

Rubberleg Largemouth Poppers Size 4 with weed guards

Baby Bass Popper Size 6

$3.95

$6.95

#783F

Bass & Bluegill Mini Poppers Size 12

$3.95 #608FF Frog #608FK Kermit 608FP Pearl 608FL Luna 608FS Sting

Silver Shiner Popper Size 6

Grave Digger

Size 8 #173F Olive

$3.50

Carp Tease

$3.95

Mini Minnow

Size 8 #17FO Olive/White 17FR Rainbow

$2.95

Lu’Au Frog

Size 1/0 $8.95 #798FG Green & Yellow 798FC Chartreuse & White Size 8 #138FB Black 138FO Olive 138FN Brown

$6.95

Backstabber’

Size 6 $4.95 #891FB Black #891FR Rusty 891FO Olive

#792F

Bisharat’s Airheads Size 1/0 $5.95 #945FC Chartreuse & White 945FO Olive & White 945FG Gray & White

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Strip Tease

Pole Dancer

#659FS 659FC 659FR 659FB

#719FB 719FR 719FB 719FT

Size 1/0 $5.95 Shad Chartreuse & White Red & White Black

Morrish Dragon

Size 6

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Size 1/0 $12.95 Black Rainbow Brown & White Fire Tiger

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Rainy’s PSP Bubblehead

$7.95 Size 4/0 (5.5˝ long) #706F Chartreuse, Red/White


American Shad Flies RK’s 20-20 Minnow

$2.25

Size 4 #977FO Olive/White 977FB Blue/White 977FC Chart./White

Drop Dead Minnow Size 4 #693FR 693FB 693FG 693FO

$2.95

Rainbow Black Gray Olive

Bass Turd

Size 1/0 #219FB Black 219FO Olive 219FW White

$2.50

“The poor man’s tarpon” in our western states. Shad are prolific and powerful. Our peak local season is May, June, and July.

Zack’s Zackmaster Shad Float-n-Flies #970FS 970FD 970FB 970FO 970FC

$2.50

1 ⁄16, 1⁄32 oz. Sexy Shad Shad Bluegill Olive Chart. Shad

Baby Fat Minnow

Size 8 #902FO Olive 902FS Sexy Shad 902FB Blue Gill

Big Daddy Craw

Meat Whistle

Size 1/0 #689FB Black 689FW White 689FO Olive

Whitlock Scorpion Size 4

$6.95

Size 2

$3.95

$4.95

#622F Root Beer

Jiggy Craw

$6.95

$2.95

Size 2/0 #284FO Orange 284FV Olive

$5.95

Bouncing Crawfish Size 6

$4.95

#302FG 302FP 302FO 302FC

Size 6 Hot Gold Hot Pink Orange Chartreuse

$2.50

TFS Hot Mono Shad

$1.90

Jiggy Worm

$3.95

Ultimate Worm Size 1/0

$2.95

Size 6 #160F Lead Eye

#509F

#689FD Crawdad 689FV Virile

Mercer’s Poxyback Crayfish Size 4, 8

#795FC Crawfish Orange 795FO Olive

#357F

Toby’s Teaser

Size 2/0 #334FR Rainbow 334FC Chart./White

Size 1 #481FB Burnt Orange 481FK Black 481FT Tan 481FO Olive

$4.95

Dead Drift Crayfish Size 8

$3.95

#697F Olive, Brown

Ehler’s Grim Reaper American River Rainbow

Size 3/0 #413FB Black/Purple 413FF Fire Tiger 413FR Root Beer

Size 4/0 saltwater hook (6˝ long) $5.95

#895F

Whammy Craw Size 4

$6.95

#648FO Olive/Black 648FW White 648FT Black/Tan 648FR Red/Brown 648FB Black/Blue 648FP Pink

$6.95

#84FC Crawfish 84FO Crawfish Olive

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Game Changer

Size 2/0 #581FR Rainbow 581FW White

$12.95

Whiplash Cray Creek Crawler

Size 4 #855F Orange

Rainbow Trout

Size 6/0 (8.5˝ long)

Size 4

$4.95

#568F $6.95

$5.95

#455F

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THE FLY SHOP’S FRESH & SALTWATER

Custom Fly Selections The Fly Shop’s travel team has traveled to every worldwide lodge and camp we represent. We know what works!

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The Fly Shop® has been one of the sport’s largest angling travel agents for nearly 43 years We’ve outfitted tens of thousands of fly rodders for trips all over the globe and been there ourselves The Fly Shop’s fly selections are made by experts who have fished those destinations a bunch of times Nobody in the fly business is better able to help you choose the right flies you’ll need for your next trip Get the flies you’ll really need! Whether you are headed to Alaska for kings, Kamchatka for rainbows, or Bolivia for dorado – your fly box will be filled with what our experts would choose for themselves and you’ll end up with a first-class selection of flies that’s on-target for exactly where you’re headed. Just what you’ll need and nothing else. Selections from fly fishing’s largest inventory of flies The Fly Shop® has a larger fly selection to choose from than you’ll find in the entire Orvis, Cabela’s, and Bass Pro catalogs combined. We’ve got a myriad of flies to choose from and the experience to make the right choices. They’re not pre-packaged collection of leftovers, or chosen by people who haven’t been to where you’re headed. Our selections are chosen by our team of professionals and the guides at the places you’re going.

Order all the flies you want for your trip & return the leftovers! Travelling anglers can load up with all the flies they think they’ll need for a trip, and then return any of those flies – unused and in original condition (within 60 days of that purchase) for a 100% in-store credit.

J U S T I N M I L L E R is typical of the talented team here at The Fly Shop®. He’s an Eagle Scout, and after college Justin joined us as part of our retail staff, taught in our fly fishing schools, was a counselor in our FishCamps, and spent six summers helping us develop our Kamchatka destinations. His passion for fly fishing led to his certification as a Master Casting Instructor and a job in The Fly Shop’s travel division as a Kamchatka, Steelhead, & Atlantic Salmon Sales Specialist. Justin has fished everywhere in Kamchatka and the all rivers at every steelhead and salmon destination in our travel portfolio – He’s personally responsible for choosingour B.C. Steelhead and Kamchatka fly selections. That’s why they work so well.

It’s an open invitation to any travelling fly fisherman (whether you booked your trip with The Fly Shop® or not) to expand your selection or load up on the proven patterns and the flies you know you’ll need!

Tigerfish Fly Selections

Show up with nothing but the best! These are the highest quality flies in the sport. They’re tied by craftsmen to our own exacting standards using only the finest materials, and hooks.

#24581 Tigerfish

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Arapaima Fly Selection

Alaska Fly Selections The Fly Shop® has outfitted thousands of Alaska anglers; specify the date and location and we will assemble a box of flies that’ll slay the fish. #4896 Alaska Trout $149.95 4912 Alaska Silver Salmon 4924 Alaska King Salmon

Chile & Argentina Fly Selections

There are only a couple of places in the Amazon where this fish can be legally caught.

There isn’t a spot on the Latin American map we haven’t fished dozens of times. Let us know exactly where and when you’ll be there and we’ll select just the right patterns and help ensure the success of your angling holiday. #4950 Argentina Trout $129.95

#19722 Arapaima

$249.95

4949 Chile Trout

Amazon Peacock Bass Fly Selections There’s no outfit in the world that is better prepared or more knowledgeable about jungle fly fishing than the experts at The Fly Shop®. #18746

Peacock Bass

$229.95

Tierra del Fuego Sea Trout Selection Two decades of experience has tuned The Fly Shop® into the hot Rio Grande flies. #3559

Rio Grande Sea Trout

$129.95

Permit, Tarpon & Trevally Fly Selections

Golden Dorado Fly Selection Argentina or Bolivia? The correct patterns will help ensure your success. #19335 Golden Dorado $249.95

The Fly Shop knows what works and can fine-tune a box of flies for fishing anywhere in the salt. #7475 Permit $139.95 7491 Baby Tarpon 149.95 4866 Tarpon 169.95 4935 Grand Slam 229.95 23163 Giant Trevally 199.95

Kamchatka Fly Selections Nobody knows Russian trout fishing better! We’ve outfitted and helped thousands of anglers check Kamchatka off their bucket list. #4909 Sedanka Trout $189.95 4908 Zhupanova Trout 4910 Wilderness Floats 18946 Savan Trout

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Mongolia Fly Selection

#22453 Taimen

Bonefish Fly Selections Let us know where you’re headed and we’ll put together exactly what you need for that spot. #4939 Bonefish $109.95

British Columbia Fly Selections

#21721 BC King Salmon $129.95 19318 BC Steelhead $139.95

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THE BEST OF MODERN

Fly Boxes

The Fly Shop’s Signature Double-Sided Waterproof Fly Boxes We designed our rugged, waterproof boxes with every practical, important feature: • Transparent lids let you find and make the selection quickly and without opening the box • Silicone, O-ring gaskets keep this box totally waterproof and protect your flies from moisture • The double-sided box and hinge system allows you to open either side independently • Stainless steel, no-rust hinge pin • Appropriate for both fresh and saltwater use • Slotted foam to keep flies firmly in place and separate • 5 models including a boat box and 4 others sized to fit most vests, chest packs, shirts, and wader pockets

The Fly Shop’s Signature Double-Sided Streamer & Boat Box CONTEMPORARY

FLY

BOXES

are nearly all constructed of space-age industrial plastics. Our own favorites have clear lids to allow the angler to see and sort through the selection without opening the box and risking dropping or losing any of the treasure. Too, we prefer models with gaskets that protect the flies from moisture and even total immersion. Try to be practical and think ahead about the vest, jacket, fanny pack, or the wader pocket it’ll call home, when selecting any fly box. Stay away from boxes with any metal parts and take a few extra minutes to organize your flies before you enter the field. It’ll save time later and make your fishing more productive. In The Fly Shop’s never-ending effort to bring innovation and economy to our catalog pages and introduce new products to fly fishermen, we’ve limited the number of boxes we display on these pages to our most popular models. Visit our website www.theflyshop.com to see our entire selection of fly boxes A D V I C E T O T R A V E L E R S : Pack a “travel fly

box” loaded with extra flies and re-load your field boxes daily with what you’ll need or have used. Think about taking advantage of our 60-day return policy by buying lots of extras. Then send back any unused flies for credit! See Page 72

Pictured above, this big boy is an ideal boat box, impervious to weather and the elements, with 10 rows in a size large enough for dorado, steelhead, salmon, peacock bass, and saltwater streamers. More than up to our challenging field-tests in Tierra del Fuego, Brazil, and British Columbia. #16120 11˝ x 7.5˝ x 2.5˝

$49.95

The Fly Shop’s Signature Double-Sided Waterproof Fly Boxes

Four models with every feature and sized to fit most vests, shirts, wader pockets and chest packs.

TFS Small Vest Box

TFS Medium Vest Box

TFS Large Vest Box

TFS XL Vest Box

5-rows on each side Small, 4˝ x 3˝ x 1.5˝ #13144 $10.95

5-rows on each side Medium, 5˝ x 4˝ x 1.75˝ #13145 $13.95

6-rows on each side Large, 6˝ x 4˝ x 1.75˝ #13146 $16.95

7-rows on each side X-Large 7.5˝ x 4˝ x 1.5˝ #13147 $17.95

The Fly Shop’s Signature Unbreakable Waterproof Fly Boxes

These are the best selling fly boxes in America! They are waterproof, float (when closed) and lined with non-corrosive foam. There are no metal parts to rust, and our boxes are appropriate for both fresh and saltwater. Molded from the most indestructible plastic imaginable, each model is equipped with a silicone O-ring gasket that’ll keep any moisture out, and a firm clasp.

TFS WP Swingleaf Nymph Box

TFS WP Nymph/Streamer Box

TFS WP Breast Pocket Fly Box

Foam-slotted side panels with a removable, double-sided, slotted swing leaf.

Large enough for steelhead, salmon or trout streamers, bonefish flies or bass patterns.

Ideal for nymphs, dries or a small selection of bonefish flies. Fits a large breast pocket.

#16117 7.75˝ x 4˝ x 1.7˝ $16.95

#16118 7.75˝ x 4˝ x 1.7˝ $12.95

#16119 5.5˝ x 3.5˝ x 1.25˝ $7.95

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Umpqua Bug Locker Boxes These big, compartment boxes are the perfect boat boxes. Built with shatterproof, 3D molded high-grip FlyTrap™ closures, they are ideal for saltwater or the jungle.

From Clousers or big foam dries, to skipping frogs with weed guards, these boxes offer exceptional ease and storage. Adjustable dividers ensure flies are secure regardless of size and rounded compartment bottoms help in getting your flies out of them.

#28194 Large 14˝ x 8.5˝ x 2˝ 28195 Medium 10.5˝ x 7˝ x 1.75˝

#24470 14˝ x 8˝ x 2˝ $11.99 #24471 10˝ x 4˝ x 2˝ $8.99 24473 7˝ x 5˝ x 2˝ 7.99 24472 9˝ x 4˝ x 1˝ 7.99

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The Fly Shop’s Model 800 and Model 1200 Adjustable Fly Boxes

Each stationary slot in these versatile boxes can be customized to fit anything from dry flies to streamers. They’re constructed of rugged polypropylene and the difference between the models is simply their size and the number of compartments that can be created in each box. Both feature a clear, strong polycarbonate lid with a secure snap and a concave bottom to make it easy to retrieve flies.

Umpqua HD Standard Foam Boxes

Water-proof, bomb-proof, heavy-duty plastic that’s nearly indestructible, yet lightweight. These boxes are fine for both freesh and saltwater use, and manufactured in 5 very practical sizes. The see-through lids will help you quickly locate what you need without opening the box.

Standard (Dual Sided) HD Premium Fly Box An excellent choice for either nymphs or dries, that’ll help keep your flies rust-free. Incredibly versatile and excellent capacity

The Fly Shop’s Meiho Model 800 Adjustable Fly Boxes

These roomy, versatile boxes can be divided into up to 21 compartments. Model 49 is deeper than the M-48. Great for large vest pockets and are convenient for organizing beads, eyes, and other fly tying materials. Dividers are included. #6256 Deep 21 Compartment 8.1˝ x 5.75˝ x 1.6˝ $17.95 6257 Shallow 28 Compartment 8.1˝ x 5.75˝ x 1.1˝

#28192 Medium 6.25˝ x 4˝ x 1˝ $34.99 #28193 Large 7.75˝ x 4.5˝ x 1.75˝ 44.99

LT Day Tripper Foam This slim, single-sided version is deep enough to accommodate bushy dries or fully dressed nymphs. #28191 UFM LT Day Tripper 7.25˝ x 4˝ x .75˝

$29.99

Umpqua UPG LT Mini Foam Fly Box A slim, single-sided, box with an opaque lid and firm, magnetic closures. Has a small footprint and ideal for minimalist vest pacs, and slings. Magnetic closure.

The Fly Shop’s Meiho Model 1200 Adjustable Fly Storage Boxes

Excellent storage boxes and great for long trips. The Model 1200 boxes can be divided into as many as 36 compartments. Dividers are included. #6262 Deep 36 Compartment 9.75˝ x 7.5˝ x 1.6˝ $25.95 6263 Shallow 36 Compartment 9.75˝ x 7.5˝ x 1.1˝

The Fly Shop’s Myran Fly Boxes

Our practical, durable, rust-proof fly boxes have been an on-the-stream favorite for a generation. All our boxes feature brass-pin hinges, and should last for years. These 6 transparent Myran models are just the right sizes for most situations.

#28189 UFM LT Mini Foam 5.5˝ x 3.3˝ x .75˝

$19.99

Umpqua UPG LT Standard Foam Fly Box Perfectly sized for larger nymphs, small streamers, bonefish flies, and a variety of other applications. Features firm, magnetic closures and Umpqua’s FlyTrap. #28190 UPG LT Standard Foam 7.5˝ x 4˝ x .75˝

$24.99

Umpqua Boat Boxes The best boxes for streamers we’ve ever seen!

TFS Myran Large 5 Slot Streamer Box

TFS Myran Small 5 Slot Streamer Box

Great for Alaska, bonefish and most streamer needs.

This box is swell for fresh and saltwater streamers.

#8668 3.5˝ x 6.75˝ x 1.2˝

#8667 3.75˝ x 4.25˝ x 1.2˝

$11.95

$7.95

These handy boxes are designed to be bombproof. You’ll save the cost of the box in fewer rusted flies. Each inside wall and the lid have deep slotted foam pads ideal for poppers, streamers, and freesh and saltwater flies up to a foot long. #17246 Magnum 17˝ x 12˝ x 4.5˝ Slotted for sailfish/bluewater flies $74.95 17583 Ultimate 13˝ x 10˝ x 3˝ Slotted for lots of very large streamers 59.95 17247 Baby 10˝ x 8˝ x 3˝ Slotted for large streamers 44.95

TFS Myran Small 12-Compartment Box

TFS Myran 10-Slot Streamer Box

The right size for a pocketful of small dries or nymphs.

Holds several dozen standard sized steelhead streamers.

#8687 3.2˝ x 4˝ x .675˝

#8689 3.5˝ x 6˝ x 1.25˝

$6.95

$11.95

Tacky Fly Boxes have a patented award winning design that makes them a top choice for most fly storage needs. These are simple, convenient, durable and an innovative, slim-profile way to hold all your flies. They have quickly become one of our favorite fly box options. (Please note that the dual-sided boxes do not have a clear window.) Tacky Original Fly Box

TFS Myran Large 18-Compartment Box

TFS Myran Large 10-Compartment Box

Versatile, clear, able to accommodate loads of nymphs and dry flies.

Sized for large dries, nymphs or small streamers.

#6273 3˝ x 6˝ x 1.25˝

#8688 3.75˝ x 6.75˝ x 1.25˝

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$10.95

Tacky boxes patented silicone won’t stretch over time like foam. Flies stay put, no matter the size. The offset slits can comfortably hold up to 168 flies without wasting space, or crushing precious fly materials. #26809 Single sided 7˝ x 3.5˝ x .75˝ $24.95 26810 Dual sided silicone 7˝ x 3.5˝ x 2˝ $29.95

TFS Ultra Thin Fly Boxes These are two super-slim boxes that you can cram full of small nymphs, midges, and little streamers. Features see-through lids and they’re thin, just the right size for wader pouches, and long narrow pockets that can usually fit serveral boxes. #4071 12 Compartment Dry Fly, Nymph, and Midge Box 7.375˝ x 3.825˝ x .5˝ 4070 156 Slits Nymph/Midge Box 7.375˝ x 3.825˝ x .5˝ w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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Tacky Day Pack Fly Box Day Pack box is an excellent option for the minimalist. Fits in a front chest pocket. The bi-directional slit inserts fit up to 180 flies! #26812 Dual sided 5˝ x 3˝ x .75˝

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Specialized Fresh and Saltwater Leaders

Scientific Anglers Absolute Leaders are copolymer blends that limit water absorption and maintain optimal suppleness for knot strength. Then post-production coatings are added to further limit water absorption and UV degradation. All that means 29% more wet knot strength for Absolute mono, and a 15% strength gain.

Rio’s Powerflex® Monofilament Leader has been the most popular leader at The Fly Shop® for more than two decades. Their reputation for taper and design is wellearned, and they’re the first choice of many accomplished anglers and professionals. All of Rio’s Powerflex® monofilament leaders and tippet are coated with PTFE after extrusion to improve both abrasion resistance and knot strength.

Scientific Anglers Absolute 9´Monofilament Trout Leader

The proprietary copolymer blends drastically reduce water absorption while maintaining an optimal suppleness for 29% more wet knot strength. Size

Rio Powerflex® 7.5´, 9´, and 12´Knotless Tapered Trout Leaders • Ideal knotless tapers for dry flies • Powerful butt section • Individual or buy 3 & save Size 0X Diam. 011 Test 15 lbs. 7´6˝ 1/pack #13379 7´6˝ 3/pack 13531 9´0˝ 1/pack 13387 9´0˝ 3/pack 13766 12´0˝ 1/pack N/A

1X 2X .010 .009 13 lbs. 10 lbs. #13378 #13377 13530 13529 13386 13385 13765 13764 N/A N/A

• Dynamic large diameter tapers • Flexible, soft tippet section • Pre-looped 3X 4X 5X .008 .007 006 8.2 lbs. 6.4 lbs. 5.0 lbs. #13376 #13375 #13374 13528 13527 13526 13384 13383 13382 13763 13762 13761 13392 13391 13390

6X .005 3.4 lbs. #13373 13525 13381 13760 13389

7X .004 2.4 lbs. #13372 26316 13380 N/A 13388

Price $4.99 12.99 4.99 12.99 4.99

Rio Powerflex 10´ Bonefish Leaders

01X 03X

.012 .014

13281 13282

10 lbs. 12 lbs.

01X 03X

.012 .014

Code

#7922 7923 7924 7925

10 lbs. 12 lbs.

Strength

Diam

Length

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12´ 12´ 12´ 12´

$5.99

Tippet

Length

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12´ 12´

60lbs 80lbs

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Length

Wire Test

8´0˝ 8´0˝

35 lbs. 55 lbs.

Tippet Diam.

7X 6X 5X 4X 3X 2X 1X 0X

.004 .005 .006 .007 .008 .009 .010 .011

Mater ial

Fluorocarbon Fluorocarbon

Butt Diam.

.030 .030

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#26557 26558 26559 26560 26561

Butt Diam.

Strength

.024 .024 .024 .024 .024 .024 .024 .024

2.5 lbs. 3.5 lbs. 4.6 lbs. 6.7 lbs. 8.4 lbs. 9.5 lbs. 11.8 lbs. 13.4 lbs.

1/Pac k

$12.95

.008˝ .009˝ .010˝ .011˝ .013˝

Butt Diam.

.028 .028 .030 .030 .030

Test

1/Pac k

8 lbs. 10 lbs. 12 lbs. 16 lbs. 20 lbs.

$6.95

A stiffer, version of the Absolute Trout Fluorocarbon leaders with a heavier, more powerful butt section, and shorter front taper that is designed to handle big, heavy flies, tough winds, and distance.These are terrific leaders for Bonefish, Permit, Jacks, and larger fresh or saltwater species,

Pr ice

$19.99

9´ Fluorocarbon Salt/Big Game Leader Code

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Strength

#26588 26589 26590 26591 26592

Scientific Anglers Absolute 8´ Predator Toothy Fish Leader

Code

Size

10´ Mono Saltwater Leaders

Suited for saltwater and big-game toothy-fish such as barracuda on the flats or the nastiest teeth you’ll find in the jungle fish. 7.5´ of looped 20lb. abrasion-resistant nylon leader is attached to 15˝ of 45# nickel titanium wire, with a stay-lok snap on the end to easily and permanently connect to the fly. #28174 28175

Code

#26587 26586 26585 26584 26583 26582 26581 26580

Code

Rio 12´Hand-Tied Fluorocarbon Tarpon Leaders

40 lbs. 40 lbs.

3/Pac k

$16.95

Scientific Anglers Absolute Fluorocarbon Big Game Leader

Tapered Tarpon Leaders from Rio are a fully tapered leader with shock tippet at the end. These tapered leaders will transfer energy much better than the standard level line to shock tippet that other tarpon leaders are made with, providing much better turn over and presentation. #26565 26566

Code

#26783 26784 26785 26786 26787 26788 26789 26790

• Very strong, very powerful, .028˝-.030˝ diameter butt sections • Perfection looped • Clear, knotless, tapered leaders

10 lbs. 12 lbs. 16 lbs. 20 lbs.

Code

1/Pac k

$6.95

Scientific Anglers 10´ Monofilament Saltwater Leader

Rio 12´Steelhead & Salmon Leaders

Leader

#26744 26743 26742 26741 26740 26739 26738 26737

These general purpose saltwater leaders are made from a medium stiff nylon, with a taper designed to turn over anything from beefy redfish flies to delicate bonefish flies

$15.99

This clear, knotless, non-glare finished leader is designed specifically for anadromous fish. The co-polymer butt section is thick and stiff enough to turn over and propel big flies. The 12´ length is perfect for many conditions and can be tailored. Steelhead/Salmon Steelhead/Salmon Steelhead/Salmon Steelhead/Salmon

Code

2.4 lb 3.5 lb 5.9 lb 7.4 lb 9 lb 11.2 lb 13.9 lb 16 lb

Scientific Anglers Absolute 9´Fluorocarbon Trout Leader

These are the most popular leaders made for bonefish in the world. The ten foot taper is perfectly designed to turn over bonefish flies in the face of the stiffest winds.

#1322 1323 1324

.004˝ .005˝ .006˝ .007˝ .008˝ .009˝ .010˝ .011˝

The new Absolute Fluorocarbon leaders are 15% stronger while maintaining their suppleness and a progressive taper for delicate presentations.

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• Clear, non-glare, knotless tapers • Heavy (.027˝), powerful butt section • Excellent knot strength to Powerflex® Monofilament tippet • Available individually or in cost-saving 3-Pack 10´ Single Packs 10´ 3 Packs 0X .011 8 lbs. $5.99 #13280 0X .011 8 lbs.

Diameter Strength

7x 6x 5x 4x 3x 2x 1x 0x

Each Rio leader has a unique taper to insure they will turn over smoothly.

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Diam.

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12´ Fluorocarbon Salt/Big Game Leader

Length

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Strength

Diam.

Length

9´ 9´ 9´ 9´ 9´

$12.95

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8lb 10lb 12lb 16lb 20lb

.008 .010 .011 .013 .015

12´ 12´ 12´ 12´ 12´

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Scientific Anglers Euro Nymph Leader

Take the guess-work out of building your Euro leaders with the new Scientific Anglers Absolute Euro Nymph leader. Featuring an integrated Tri-color sighter to keep knots and tippet rings to an absolute minimum, reducing any unneeded drag in your system. Just attach tippet to the included tippet ring, and you are ready to go! Code

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Diameter

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Specialized Tippet Material & Accessories

Rio Powerflexx® Nylon (Monofilament) Tippet

Arguably the most popular tippet that’s ever been sold. Powerflex has been the first choice of discriminating, meticulous fly rodders for nearly two decades. • 30 Yard Spools • Snap together spools • Elastic, grommeted I.D. tippet garters

Powerflex® 30 Yard Spools Code

Size

Diam.

#1361 1332 1333 1334 1335 1336 1337 1338 1339 1340 1341 1342 1343 1344 1345

011X 010X 09X 07X 05X 04X 0X 1X 2X 3X 4X 5X 6X 7X 8X

.023 .021 .019 .017 .015 .013 .011 .010 .009 .008 .007 .006 .005 .004 .003

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50 lbs. $4.99 40 lbs. 35 lbs. 30 lbs. 25 lbs. 20 lbs. 15 lbs. 13 lbs. 10 lbs. 8.2 lbs. 6.4 lbs. 5.0 lbs. 3.4 lbs. 2.4 lbs. 1.5 lbs.

Rio Fluoroflex® Plus Premium Fluorocarbon Tippet

Serious bonefishermen, and hard-core fly fishermen won’t use anything but tough, near-invisible fluorocarbon tippet. Ultra-abrasion proof, durable fluoro is almost impossible to see. • • • •

The most supple mono tippet we’ve used and offers wet knot strength that is 40% higher than other brands. • Silicone bands help protect from uv exposure • 30m spools • Patented cutter spool design

Excellent diameter: strength ratio Kink resistant • Knots easily to nylon Highly abrasion resistant • Supple Super-economical large capacity spools

Code

#26752 26751 26750 26749 26748 26747 26746 26745

Fluoroflex® Plus 30 Yard Spools Code

Size

Diam.

#6984 6982 6981 6947 6945 6923 6921

0X 1X 2X 3X 4X 5X 6X

.011 .010 .009 .008 .007 .006 .005

Test

Pr ice

15 lbs. $14.99 13 12 8.5 7.0 5.0 3.6

Diam.

#13271 13272 13275 13276

0X 1X 2X 3X

.011 .010 .009 .008

Test

Cap.

Pr ice

15 lbs 75yd. $39.99 13 lbs 75 12 lbs 100 8.5 lbs 100

Code

Size

Diam. Test

#13277 13278 13279

4X 5X 6X

.007 .006 .005

Cap.

7.0 lbs 100 5.0 lbs 100 3.6 lbs 100

$39.99

Maxima Ultra Green Tippet

Maxima Ultra Green Monofilament 3X .008 5 lbs. #4762

2X .009 6 lbs. #4517

1X .010 8 lbs. #4518

01X .012 10 lbs. #4519

02X .013 12 lbs. #4520

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$6.95

3.5lb 5.9lb 7.4lb 9lb 11.2lb 13.9lb 16lb

30 Meter Fluorocarbon Spools Diam.

Size

Code

#28148 28147 28146 28145 28144

#22617

$14.95

6X 5X 4X 3X 2X

.005 .006 .007 .008 .009

Strength

3.7 lbs. 5.2 lbs. 7.1 lbs. 8.7 lbs. 10.2 lbs.

Spool

$29.95

06X .017 20 lbs. #4522

09X .020 25 lbs. #4523

011X .022 30 lbs. #4524

012X .024 40 lbs. #4525

Smoothes and strengthens knots right away. Lightly coat newly tied knots and they’ll shoot through your guides. #1522 1⁄2 Oz. Tube

$8.50

Scientific Anglers Niti Wire

100% corrosion proof, kink-resistant nickel titanium wire that’s stronger and more durable than pure titanium. Tying knots with this tough wire is easier than with any other wire available. Code

#26637 26638

Strength

35 lbs. 55 lbs.

Length

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10´ 10´

$24.95 31.95

Just clip it on and forget about the days of fishing through your vest or pack for those loose spools. The spring-loaded hinge design allows you to keep up to 7 tippet spools at your fingertips and features a built-in cutting blade

Loon UV Nano Light

Convenient elastic bands will keep tippet spools tidy.

Cures all UV products and fits in your pocket to carry in the field.

#24376 $19.95

#22704 (AAA battery included) $19.95

#9088 Med. (Umpqua, SA, Rio) 9125 Large (Maxima) $5.95/4 pkg.

Spool Hands Tippet Tenders

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Stiffer, version of the Absolute Fluorocarbon tippet for bonefish, permit, tough saltwater fish, or predator fish in the jungle. 30 Meter Fluorocarbon Spools Diam.

Code

Strength

10 lbs. 12 lbs. 16 lbs. 20 lbs

.010 .011 .013 .015

#28140 28141 28142 28143

Spool

$14.95

Scientific Anglers Absolute Freshwater Fluorocarbon Tippet

27 Yard Spools $5.95 04X .015 15 lbs. #4521

UV Knot Sense

Fishpond Headgate Tippet Holder

Strength

.004˝ .005˝ .006˝ .007˝ .008˝ .009˝ .010˝ .011˝

These 5´ floating tips are welded on both ends and designed to be looped between the end of your sinking line and leader, suspending the fly off the bottom while it’s being retrieved. It’s a deadly technique developed for Pyramid Lake in Nevada, and sure to be effective in lots of other fishing situations.

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The traditional choice of professional guides and veteran steelheaders. It is soft, supple and has very little memory in the larger diameter sizes. Maxima Ultra Green has superb knot strength, is very abrasion resistant, and cold weather doesn’t make it stiff and brittle. Size Dian. Test Code

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Scientific Anglers Floating Booby Tips

Large capacity, fluorocarbon spools for the hard-core angler or professional. An excellent value! Size

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There is no equal...Simply the strongest freshwater fluoro available, with a micro coating that improves wet knot strength by 33% over all other fluoros. Supreme is much more supple than other fluorocarbons, providing drag-free drifts and a stealthy footprint.

Absolute Saltwater Fluorocarbon Tippet

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Scientific Anglers Absolute Supreme Fluorocarbon Trout Tippet

Scientific Anglers Absolute Clear Nylon Trout Tippet

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Absolute fluorocarbon tippet boasts a modest prices tag and superb breaking strength 15% better than previous materials. It is next to invisible in the water, fooling even the most wary fish. The new silicone bond protects the tippet from UV exposure, and the built in line cutter makes life on the water as convenient as possible. 30 Meter Fluorocarbon Spools Code

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There’s no such thing as bad weather.

Just Bad Equipment makes the difference outdoors between comfort and catastrophe - between a great day of fishing and a miserable one. For the angler, that begins with underwear and waders. They’re the first things you put on in the morning and are often what determines whether you’re going to be comfortable all day and enjoying yourself, or cold, wet, and miserable.

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In the fly fishing world, the top name in wading gear is Simms®. They’ve set set the bar as our industry’s standard for reliability, breathability, durability, and comfort. In fact. most hard-core anglers wouldn’t be caught dead wearing anything else. Now, after three decades as the first choice in waders for most serious fly fishermen and professional guides, Simms® is introducing an inexpensive wader built for the casual anglers, women that fish, and their kids!

Simms Tributary Stockingfoot Chest Wader for Men, Women,& Kids

The Simms people believe these are as good as the best waders made – that aren’t wearing the Simms label. No, they’re not Gore-Tex®, but neither are anyone else’s. And they’re not made for the fanatic who is going to be on the water every day, for hundreds of days each season. The Simms Tributary is, however, a remarkably durable wader with a bundle of great features. More than that, the new Simms Tributary is a great value and a very good, breathable wader that will keep the guy, or girl, or the kid who doesn’t fish more than a few weeks a year, completely dry, comfortable, and having fun while they’re on or in the water enjoying or discovering fly fishing.

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Breathable & comfortable waterproof nylon 3-layer upper and 4-layer lower 12 stock men’s sizes (Small thru XXL) $179.95

Simms Tributary Stockingfoot Chest Waders for Women s s

Women’s-specific cut & fit provides greater mobility and all-day comfort 10 sizes (SS - XL) $179.95

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Simms Freestone Stockingfoot Chest Wader for Men The best value, durability, breathability ratio, perfromance and quality in a wader. Now 100% more breathable and 60% more durable, the Four-Layer Toray QuadraLam waterproof breathable material provides an unmatched value in a wader. s 12 stock men’s sizes (Small thru XXL) $299.95

Simms G3 Guide Stockingfoot Wader The best-selling premium waders improved! Simms has done it and it’s all about the latest Gore-Tex which is 190% more breathable and 31% lighter. Our favorite waders just got a lot better. s s s s s s s

3 Layers Gore-Tex Pro Shell fabric in the torso for maximum breathability/comfort. Simms Proprietary 4 Layer Gore-Tex Pro Shell fabric in legs/seat enhances durability. New zippered reach though fleece lined hand warmer pockets. Now with 2˝ stretch wading belt, reinforced welded belt loops and built in retractor. Patented front, back seams and articulated legs for maximum comfort/durability. Patented hourglass neoprene feet and antimicrobial treatment minimizes foot odor. Removable flip-out Tippet Tender Pocket and zippered chest pocket. $549.95

Simms G4 Pro Stockingfoot Wader New and improved in 2020, the new G4 Pro waders are the most durable waders on the market. These waders will keep you dry and comfortable in the most extreme conditions. G4Z

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Built for serious fly fishermen, guides, and professionals Waders from Simms® are made to be worn. Made to last. Made to withstand what hard-core anglers demand in the most extreme river conditions and toughest day-in and day-out wear imaginable. They do all that and are, at the same time, the most comfortable and breatheable waders ever made. That’s why they are the 1st choice of most guides and professionals in the world of fly fishing. The G4 collection that represents the most durable and feature-rich waders on the market, employs five layers of rugged Gore-Tex® Pro Shell fabric, while the ever-popular G3 model differs primarily in the number of Gore-Tex® layers used. Simms knows waders are equipment and that a poor man can only afford the best. Make sure your days on the water are dry and comfortable. Get the best.

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Adjustable air-mesh suspender system with net D-ring Zippered micro-fleece lined hand warmer pockets Built-in lower profile belt loops 3-layer GORE-TEX Pro Shell upper 4-layer GORE-TEX Pro Shell lower Patented front & back leg seams for effortless mobility and durability 2mm built-in gravel guards Patented compression-molded anatomically engineered feet 15 stock men’s sizes (Small thru XXL) $749.95

Simms G4Z Pro Stockingfoot Wader The most technologically advanced wader in our collection offering next level durability and functionality with the convenience of an extended YKK waterproof center front zipper quick relief and easy on and off. s

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Largest Gir th* Inseam* Stoc kingfoot* (c hest, waist or hips) (crotc h to floor) .Large Long 43˝ - 44˝ 35˝ - 36˝ 9 - 11 .Large Long (large foot) 43˝ - 44˝ 35˝ - 36˝ 12 - 13 .Xtra Large 47˝ - 48˝ 35˝ - 36˝ 12 - 13 .Xtra Large Short 47˝ - 48˝ 33˝ - 34˝ 9 - 11 .Xtra Large King 49˝ - 50˝ 35˝ - 36˝ 12 - 13 .Xtra Large Long 47˝ - 48˝ 37˝ - 38˝ 12 - 13 .2Xtra Large 51˝ - 52˝ 35˝ - 36˝ 12 - 13 .2Xtra Large Short 51˝ - 52˝ 33˝ - 34˝ 12 - 13 12 - 13 .2Xtra Large King 53˝ - 54˝ 35˝ - 36˝ .2Xtra Large Long 51˝ - 52˝ 37˝ - 38˝ 12 - 13 .3Xtra Large 55˝ - 56˝ 35˝ - 36˝ 12 - 13 .3Xtra Large Short 55˝ - 56˝ 33˝ - 34˝ 12 - 13 .4Xtra Large 59˝ - 60˝ 35˝ - 36˝ 12 - 13

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The Fly Shop is proud to have one of the largest inventories of Simms waders in the American west.

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Patagonia Breathable Waders Waders from the first name in outdoor gear and clothing Patagonia has built their reputation producing the most comfortable, reliable, and durable outdoor products made, and these waders are no exception! Last year they introduced Swiftcurrent Waders which quickly challenged the other top tier wader on the market for comfort, durability, and price. These waders have gotten rave reviews from our staff, and our client feedback is as terrific. They are state-of-the-art in terms of their hi-tech, breathable fabric and design. Moreover, every pair of every model of wader undergoes exceptionality rigid quality control testing. They are guaranteed to keep you dry without trapping sweat inside. It comes as no shock that Patagonia always delivers in spades on durability, and a real testimony to their quality is the fact that the failure rate is zero and not one customer has returned a pair to The Fly Shop® for any reason.

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No® Performance Standard recycled polyester microfiber shell with proprietary water proof/breathable barrier and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish; a highly durable and puncture-resistant fabric without multiple layers, added weight, and extra stitching Single-seam construction for durability, gusseted crotch for freedom of movement and comfort Submersible YKK® front pouch zipper is fully waterproof; fully adjustable, quick-release suspender system; top-hem drawcord cinch; Secure Stretch, no-snag wading belt; front and rear belt loops The interior features a welded TPU-waterproof pocket flips out for easy access; two drop-in stretch pockets; two internal daisy chains for tools; center-back hanger loop for easy drying The exterior has cozy handwarmer pockets with pocket flaps and a large chest pocket with a horizontal, water-resistant zipper Articulated legs; removable foam knee pads, and heavy-duty scuff guards at ankles Anatomical left and right booties are built from a resilient 4mm Yulex®/neoprene that resist compaction, have a sock-like fit and are polygrid-lined for additional warmth and comfort

Patagonia’s Swiftcurrent Waders for Men

$499

These versatile, midweight breathable waders include every feature listed above. They’re lighter and more easily packed than other comparable quality waders. But the real plus is the price tag on the Swiftcurrent Wader, and how well they compare feature-to-feature, with the other top brand in the wader world.

Patagonia’s Swiftcurrent Expedition Waders for Men

$649

These are Patagonia’s heaviest weight, most fully featured wader. They’re engineered for fit, mobility, and built tough for hard-core angler. An adjustable, quick-release suspender system converts the wader from chest to waist height quickly and qualifies the Swiftrcurrent Expedition wader as the most feature-packed wader we’ve ever worn.

Patagonia’s Swiftcurrent Expedition Zippered Waders for Men

$749

Swiftcurrent Expedition models, with their chest to crotch, ultra-waterproof YKK zipper are the finest, and least expensive quality zippered waders made. (Special order only)

Patagonia’s Women’s Swiftcurrent Waders

$499

Designed for the female angler, these midweight breathable waders have waist-mounted, EZ-Lock suspenders for conversion to waist height. Innovative rear-buckle system provides drop-seat function for quick relief. Interior, waterproof pocket, reach-through hand warmer pocket and a chest pocket.

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Inseam 29˝ 32˝ 28˝ 30˝ 32˝ 32˝ 34˝ 34˝ 30˝ 32˝ 32˝ 34˝ 34˝ 30˝ 32˝ 32˝ 34˝ 32˝ 34˝

Shoe 6-8 9-11 9-11 9-11 9-11 12-14 9-11 9-11 9-11 9-11 12-14 9-11 12-14 9-11 9-11 12-14 12-14 9-11 12-14

Height 5´5˝-5´8˝ 5´10˝-6´ 5´2˝-5´8˝ 5´6˝-5´9˝ 5´10˝-6´ 5´10˝-6´ 6´1˝-6´4˝ 6´1˝-6´4˝ 5´6˝-5´9˝ 5´10˝-6´ 5´10˝-6´ 6´1˝-6´4˝ 6´1˝-6´4˝ 5´6˝-5´9˝ 5´10˝-6´ 5´10˝-6´ 6´1˝-6´4˝ 5´10˝-6´ 6´1˝-6´4˝

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Hips 33˝-35˝ 37˝-38˝ 37˝-38˝ 39˝-41˝ 39˝-41˝ 39˝-41˝ 42˝-44˝ 42˝-44˝ 42˝-44˝ 45˝-48˝

Girth 36˝ 38˝ 38˝ 41˝ 41˝ 41˝ 44˝ 44˝ 44˝ 48˝

Inseam 29.5˝ 31.5˝ 31.5˝ 29.5˝ 31.5˝ 33.5˝ 29.5˝ 31.5˝ 33.5˝ 31.5˝

Shoe 6-8 6-8 8-10 6-8 8-10 8-10 6-8 6-8 8-10 8-10

Height 5´-5´4˝ 5´-5´4˝ 5´5˝-5´8˝ 5´-5´4˝ 5´5˝-5´8˝ 5´9˝-6´ 5´-5´4˝ 5´5˝-5´8˝ 5´9˝-6´ 5´5˝-5´8˝

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O U R F R I E N D , Matt Callies, introduced us to the

Patagonia Swiftcurrent Waders during a typically warm summer afternoon outing on the Upper Sacramento River. It was an acid-test for any wader. Hot weather, cold water, difficult, terraced wading in a prototypic, fast-moving section of our favorite, local, freestone river. The path to the water was lined with unforgiving California blackberry bushes – a trial in durability. The suspender system got a gold star for its adaptability to the climate. The waders were cool and comfortable in the worst heat imaginable, and they helped make a wonderful evening on the water that much better.

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Simms Freestone Wading Boot

Simms G3 Guide Boot

Simms Fly Weight Wading Boots

Our bestselling wading boot has been improved! More durable with a better outsole and improved wading sensitivity at the same great price

Simms best and most durable wading boot on the market! Built to withstand the most demanding wading environments, yet incredibly comfortable.

Weighing in at a mere 40 oz, this low profile, ultra lightweight, synthetic wading boot is an excellent option for the traveling angler trying to stay under the airlines weight limit. The Flyweight boot also makes for an excellent boot to use with fins while float tubing.

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Engineered balance of value & performance. Dual-density EVA shock dampening midsole

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#WBFB Vibram Sole Sizes 5-16 $169.95 WBFBF Felted Sole Sizes 7-16

Improved cleat retention 6mm plate. Molded external TPU heel counter and heel clip for maximum ankle support.

#WBGBV Vibram Sole Sizes 7-16 $249.95 WBGBF Felted Sole Sizes 7-16

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#WBFLYV Vibram Sizes 7-14 $199.95 WBFLYF Felt Sizes 7-14

Korkers River-Ops Boot

Simms Tributary Boot A classic, great-fitting wading boot with rugged features, trusted support and traction you need while in and out of the water. Rugged synthetic leather and mesh with scratch rubber overlays in high abuse areas for added durability. s s s

Bomber, corrosion-resistant lacing hardware Fully-gusseted tongue prevents debris from getting inside Full neoprene lining for durability and ease of on and off

The River-ops Boot is built on Korkers interchangeable sole system. Designed from the ground up with tactical performance in mind. Engineered with synthetic materials for lightweight and all-day comfort. s s s

ExoTec exterior is like an exoskeleton for your feet Built-in flex points in heel cup – molded for durability Dual zone lace lock for a secure custom fit

Korkers Greenback Wading Boot

#WBRO Sizes 7 - 14 $259.95

#WBTRB Sizes 6 - 15 Felt $129.95

Combines innovative technology and traditional style. Extremely comfortable, with fast drying synthetic uppers and traditional lace system. This very lightweight boot also wears a very modest price tag. s

OmniTrax Interchangeable sole system

#WBGBK Felt only Mens Sizes 7-15

$109.95

Korkers Terror Ridge Wading Boot Simms G4 Pro Guide Boots These rugged-and-ready boots are lightweight and responsive to negotiate varied river beds and trails. The low profile lace loops reduce your line from catching, and the TPU overlay and molded protective toe cap provides the durability that you can expect from Simms. #WBG4F Felt Sole Sizes 7-15 $299.95 WBG4V Vibram Sole Sizes 7-15

Korkers Terror Ridge features a unique and dynamic heel locking system that provides a secure fit at the heel and ankle with just the right amount of give for agile flexibility. The robust protection and support come from an enhanced EVA midsole resulting in a boot that protects from every angle. s

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#WBTR Terror Ridge Boot WBSF Studded felt soles WBKO Studded Kling-On soles

$179.95 49.95 49.95

An incredibly lightweight wading boot that fits like a glove and delivers athletic and agile performance like no other. The enhanced midsole provides durability you can count on with one of the most comfortable boots made!

Patagonia’s Foot Tractor Wading Boot The most durable and comfortable wading boot ever made!

Patagonia teamed up with classic American boot maker, Danner, and created what critics believe is absolutely the most comfortable wading boot ever made for the angler. s Waterproof, supple, specially treated, full-grain leather s Won’t crack or shrink s Foot Tractor felt soles can be re-soled and repaired s Truly the last pair of wading boots you’ll ever need to buy. s Expensive, and worth every cent! #WBFT Felt Sole Sizes 9-13

#WBVT Vibram Sizes 9-13 $349

Korkers Devils Canyon Wading Boot

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#WBDC Devil’s Canyon Boot WBSF Studded felt soles WBKO Studded Kling-On soles

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Wading Accessories

Simms Folding Wading Staff This is the safest sturdiest and most convenient folding wading staff that’s ever been made. Their new 4-piece staff rests in a holster until you need it. Draw it, give it a shake, and it’ll snap together. The positive lock buttons keep it from separating, and instantly you have a solid staff that’ll help you safely negotiate swift currents or river crossings. • Complete with scabbard (sheath and powerful retractor • Printed depth gauges (in inches) • 55˝ long (deployed) • Durable 7075 aluminum tubing with Stainless steel coated cable and ribbed, closed cell foam grip • Built-in wrist strap, retractor, and compression molded sheath • Replaceable/interchangeable aluminum tip #27195

Patagonia Wading Support Belt Patagonia’s Wading Support Belt provides a sturdy, molded back assist for comfortable all-day wading. The fully adjustable belt covers a wide range of waist measurements, integrates into Patagonia waders, and features a generous net sleeve and a durable quick-release buckle. #26110 Small/Medium 26111 Large/XL

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$129.95

Simms Hard Bite Carbide Tipped Vibram Boot Studs

Simms Hard Bite Carbide and Aluminum Star Cleats

Specially shaped to fit Simms Streamtread Vibram outsoles and to add traction, safety, and durability to any Vibram, rubber, or felted sole wading boot.

The 45+ Rockwell Carbide chips are zinc-plated for added life, and additional corrosion resistance. The relatively corrosion-free Aluminum cleats are softer, producing a great grip on rock surfaces.

#8999 Deep threads for felt soles $29.95/20 pack 9000 Short threads rubbers soles

#11670  Carbide Star Cleats/Studs $39.95/16 pack 9036 Aluminum Star Cleats/Studs 29.95/14 pack

(Sting) Ray Guards Simms Neoprene Wading Belt Simple, economical, and durable, with a quick release safety buckle. #19374 Neoprene Belt

$29.95

Ray-Guard Shield protectors are designed to protect anglers from under-water hazards and protect the lower leg area while wading Brazil and Bolivian rivers. • Protection from the knee down • Use with or without waders • Wrap-around shield #17510

$42.95

Goathead Spikes Goat Head Sole Spikes are traction studs made from cold-forged, hardened, corrosion-resistant stainless steel for maximum durability. These are the most economical, quality studs on the market. • 1/4˝ magnetic socket included. #16043

Simms Orthopedic Back Support & Wading Belt

An adjustable compression back brace that adds hours of comfort to wading, rowing, or boating. #WDFHB SM/Med 29˝- 34˝, Large/XL 35˝- 41˝

$99.95

Simms Replacement Boot Laces Extra-long, Extra tough, woven nylon over an even tougher nylon core, #6038 Long enough to fit all brands

Umpqua’s ZS2 Loaded Wader Tech Belt A completely customizable lumbar fishing system and this kit includes four key accessories. Beyond a wader belt, this belt provides back support and has a die-cut molle face that allows custom placement/attachment of a wide range of critical accessories. • • • • • •

Reverse-strap waist belt for maximum support Velcro face for max security for accessories Integrates with ZS2 Waterproof Wading Chest Pack Includes net quiver, floatant & water bottle holder Shoulder-strap with floating shoulder pad Olive 24˝ x 5˝

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Restoring Waders & Jackets

Breathable waders and jackets often begin losing their waterproof and repellant character when the micropores in the fabric become clogged with dirt or salt. When water no longer “beads up” they need to be washed (according to directions, and adding Revivex will help even more).

Simms Neoprene Wading Sock Simms Mid-Calf Lightweight Merino Wool Socks • Naturally wicking and odor resistant • Excellent, lightweight insulation and cushioning • 66% wool, 32% nylon, 2% Lycra Spandex #CLLS Medium, Large, X-Large

$24.95

Simms OTC Midweight Merino Wool Socks

Simms’ next-generation Neoprene Wading Socks are fine-tuned for performance across a swath of environs. Improved anatomical fit socks feature 2.5mm breathable, odor-fighting Airprene in the underfoot and a neoprene jersey upper that keeps feet warm in cooler water.

Revivex Spray

#WDWWS S 7-8, M 8-10, L 10-12, XL 12-13 $29.95

Spray it on wet breathable gear, toss it in the dryer.

• The over-the-calf fit will stay in place all day. • The best all-purpose midweight wading sock made. • 66% wool, 32% nylon, 2% Lycra Spandex

#4420 10.5-ounce $13.95

#CLMS Medium, Large, X-Large

Made specifically to clean and refresh all Gore-Tex, Windstopper, and other kinds of breathable outerwear.

Revivex Pro Cleaner

$32.95

Simms OTC Thermal Merino Wool Socks

#9522 10-ounce bag    $8.95

• Heavyweight, hardworking Merino wool • Reinforced heel and toe • Machine washable • 81% wool, 18% nylon, % Lycra Spandex #CLTS Medium, Large, X-Large

$39.95

The Fly Shop’s Laundry/Wading Bag

Perfect for travel or to keep your car smelling fresh, and your clean, dry stuff separate from wet wading gear and stinky, dirty clothes. Folds flat and it’s terrific as a laundry bag on trips or for waders.

Repairing Waders & Jackets

There’s an easy way to find leaks in Gore-Tex and other breathable fabrics. Just spray the inside of the wader or jacket with rubbing alcohol. The leak area will turn black. Mark them with a Sharpie and dab on some AquaSeal.

#5271 24˝ x 19˝ Assorted Colors $20.95

Simms Guide Guard Sock

AquaSeal AquaSeal with Cotol

What every angler needs for wet wading! No more slogging around in water inside your guard sock.

Our first choice for repairing any wader. Repairs are quick, permanent, flexible, and can be finished in minutes by using the FD® accelerant.

• Perforated Airoprene bottom provides insulation with improved ventilation. • Neoprene keeps feet warm • Built in Gravel guard #WDSLS

S 6-8, M 8-10, L 10-12, XL 12-13

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A C C E S S TO T H E K O L A P E N I N S U L A’ S

Atlantic salmon fishing arguably rates as the greatest addition to the world of fly fishing in the last century. Magnificent rivers, full of what is now regarded as the greatest run of Atlantics in the world have given new life to the sport, and discoveries continue to appear on the Russian angling horizon. None is exciting than the development of the rivers that comprise the new Kola Reserve. The 2021 season will mark the angling inauguration of the Kachkovka and Lumbovka, two rivers that promise to deliver both size and numbers that were considered unreal before the turn of this century. The Fly Shp is the exclusive North American angling travel agent for the destination, and if you’d like to learn more about Kola Reserve Atlantic salmon fishing, call our expert staff. travel@theflyshop.com

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The Fly Shop’s Economy Wader Bag

• Quick-drying zippered mesh top and end panels • The most economical and easiest way to organize all your boots, waders, and wet gear. • Assorted colors #4495 8˝ x 14˝ x 10˝

#718 Aqua Seal with FD® Accelerator 5742 Aqua Seal (only) 9582 UV Aqua Seal Field Repair Kit

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Simms Lodge Repair Kit Tenacious Tape and a .25 oz. tube of AquaSeal will provide an overnight solution to leaking waders #27196 Instructions included $9.95

The Fly Shop’s

No-Slip Wader/Vest Hangers

Simms Headwaters Taco Bag This fully zippered oval is large enough to handle all your wading gear and makes a mat for dressing. • • • •

Keeps wading gear together Zippered repair kit pocket Extremely durable and weighs only 11 oz. 600 denier ballistic nylon • 45 liter capacity

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A stainless steel answer to hanging waders or vests in motor homes, garages, or anywhere else. The up-turned, rubber-capped ends prevent the garments from slipping off. #7603

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Technical Clothing Hot, Warm, Cold & Freezing-Cold Weather Jackets and Underwear Great layering products from the recognized first names in fly fishing apparel!

Cool & Comfortable

Simms Stone Cold Shirt

The Fly Shop® Wader Fleece

A great looking fishing shirt that will add some color to your day. Simms’ Stone Cold shirts provide continuous cooling on sweltering hot days. • Stretch woven nylon with brrr° Triple Chill Effect technology that provides cooling, wicking and rapid drying for crucial warm weather performance • Two zip chest pockets for essentials • Convenient sunglasses chamois • M, L, XL, XXL, and XXXL #CLSSCS Short Sleeve $79.95

Our fleece is handsome, practical, and comfortable. The perfect under-wader weight for cold weather, the super lightweight, hydrophobic, static-free, microfleece material doesn’t absorb moisture and will keep you warm and dry without overheating. Wring out our fleece and it’ll lose more than 90% of the moisture, and dry within minutes. • Zippered side pockets on the pant • Comfy elastic wrist cuff & waistband • Microfleece lined collar • Gray • S, M, L, XL, and XXL #PFGT Zip Top $28.95

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Protection

PFGB Stirrup Pant/Bottom PFGS Top & Bottom Set

Real Warm

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Buff and Simms delivered several hundred of their lightweight, breathable, ® washable gaiters to The Fly Shop at the onset of the COVID pandemic – when masks were at a premium. They helped us get thru the day.

Simms Midweight Core Bottom and Simms Midweight Core 1/4 Zip Top Simms Sungaiter’s Simms SunGaiter lets you spend more time on the water with less sun damage. Made from a lightweight, quick-drying stretch fabric, it features laser-cut breathing holes, so you don't feel like you are breathing through fabric.Too, it’ll prevent your glasses from fogging up. The SolarFlex fabric offers UPF 50 protection and will cover and protect your face from the top of your nose down to below your shirt collar. #25809 Sterling

#24943 Camo Gray

#279683 Hex Flo Steel

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Buff Coolnet UV+ Bugslinger Buff Ultimate sun protection with UPF 50+, 4way Ultra Stretch, quick drying, 100% Seamless, and featuring Polygenic odor control. #29260 27763 27794 27795 27796 27797 27798 26642 26643

Sedona Gray $24.00 Stone Blue America Burj Camo Emigrant Risers Fog Gray California Meat Eater Mayflies

Coolnet UV+ XL Buff The same features but with a larger cut to accommodate bigger heads and neck #26645 Burj Camo $24.00 26646 Tzom Storm

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The most comfortable cold weather underwear combo we have ever worn! Flatlock seams, brushed interior fabric, and a tall zippered collar combine to provide cold-front fighting warmth. Both feature a 100%, quick-drying and moisture-wicking polyester material woven for warmth and comfort. • Anti-odor & moisture-wicking fabric • Wide, elastic cuffs that stay in place • Wide, comfy, Jacquard waistband • S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL #CLMWT  Midweight Core Top $59.95   CLMWB Midweight Core Bottom

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Simms Lightweight Core Top & Bottoms Your first layer of defense for frosty mornings and cooler fishing days ahead. Anti-odor, moisture-wicking fabrics combine for a warm next-to-skin fit. • Anti-odor & moisture-wicking fabric • Drop hem design for extra coverage • Better range of motion • Flatlock seams for comfort • S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL #CLWT  Carbon, Crew Top   CLWB Carbon, Bottom email:

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Simms Classic Guide Jacket

Simms G4 Pro Jacket

Back by popular demand, the Classic Guide Jacket is one of the most breathable, durable, and waterproof wading jackets Simms has ever made. The Gore-Tex shell fabric breathes and sheds moisture keeping you warm and dry on the water, allowing you to focus on fishing and not the elements.

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100% waterproof and breathable YKK water-resistant zipper Water-resistant storm flap 3-point adjustable, tuckaway hood 2 top-loaded storage pockets 2 Built-in retractors Watertight Shingle Cuff S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL #CLJCG Carbon $399.95

Dress for angling success and guaranteed storm-proof, all-weather comfort alongside every fishing feature imaginable with the best jacket ever made. • • • • • • • • • • • •

3-layer Ultra Gore-Tex fabric Stretch Shingled, watertight cuff High-Vis center hood panel 3-point adjustable storm hood Drawcord adjustable hem Centered D-ring net attachment Spacious rear game pockets 2 large chest pockets Lined handwarmer pockets Internal chest and dump pocket Water-resistant sleeve pocket S, M, L, XL, XXL

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Patagonia’s Tropic Comfort Hoody II

The quick-drying comfort and UPF 50 sun protection of lightweight COR3™ fabric lets you keep chasing elusive trophies through the dog days of summer. Durable and flexible sleeve construction supports a range of movement, letting you cast from any angle. Flat-seam finish that creates a plush, next-to-skin feel. Hood designed to wear over a hat Great base layer in cool weather Quick-drying, wicking & anti-odor S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXL

#SSFH  Sterling or Cloud Camo

Patagonia River Salt Jacket

We used these in Brazil’s brutal jungle weather and they’re totally waterproof, totally breathable, lightweight ripstop nylon and comfortable in any climate. Packs way to nothing and is the best rain suit we’ve ever used, or heard about! Slip ‘em on and stay dry in any squall. •  Jacket & pant stow into pocket • Nylon, saltwater resistant zippers • The best flats rain outfit made! • Adjustable Velcro cuffs at the ankles • Adjustable elastic waist •  Easy on/off, vented side-leg zippers • S, M, L, XL, XXL #CLJW Waypoint Jacket CLPW Waypoint Pant

Patagonia’s toughest and most durable wading jacket, and it’ll stand up to any rain, wind or salt spray! The streamlined front pockets stay flat and out of your way and the hand warmer pockets now feature zipper closures that will keep water or oar handles out. This jacket has everything that you need and nothing you don’t. • • • • •

100% DWR 4-layer waterproof shell TPU-coated front zipper pockets Adjustable vented hood Watertight adjustable cuff S, M, L, XL, XXL

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Simms SolarFlex Ultra-Cool Built-in Buff Armor Shirt

Simms SolarFlex Hoody

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Simms Waypoints Breathable Rainshell Jacket & Pant

$69.95

This shirt is the next best thing to a cool breeze when it’s humid and hot! The Tropic Comfort Hoody offers 50+ UPF sun protection, and stretchy material only Patagonia could find. It’s made of 96% polyester, wicks away perspiration instantly, and fights off odor, yet has a light, soft, cotton-like feel that’ll keep you comfortable in the heat and able to focus on fish. • UPF 50 sun protection • Thumb holes for added sun protection • S, M, L, XL, XXL #PTGTH Lago Blue $59 w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

Made with advanced Avra cooling fabrics the SolarFlex Ultra-Cool Armor shirt is ideal for the hottest summertime conditions. This shirt will not only keep you cool, but the built in sungaiter (buff) and hoody keeps you protected from harsh UV rays. • • • • • • •

UPF50+ Wicking & quick drying material Odor preventing material Built in sun gaiter (buff) facemask Built in hood for full sun protection Hood envelope for hat bill securing S, M, L, XL, XXL

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Simms Intruder Hoody Shirt Simms best selling button down shirt! The Intruder Hoody will exceed your comfort expectations. Combines the best of a button down vented shirt with a performance knit under the sleeves and down the side for maximum range of motion when fishing. • Vertical zippered fly box pockets • Low-profile anti-snag plastic snaps • Sunglass chamois inside bottom hem • Hex Flo Camo Steel

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Luggage & Gear for the traveling angler

Fishpond Cutbank Gear Bag

Umpqua’s ZS2 Waterproof Boat Bags

Built with the incredibly tough 1680 TPU-coated, recycled, Cyclepond nylon,YKK water resistant zippers, and welded construction with a molded top and bottom. As a specialized tackle bag it keeps your gear dry, and the organization system allows for easy access to your gear and eliminates any thought of having to worry about the elements.

These bags cover the needs of any boat angler, keeping valuables dry and organized. The structured lid includes ZS2 Fly Patch, Hypalon hemostat station and a YKK weather-proof zipper paired with an internal elevated rim that provides a double line of defense against the elements.

#24377 22 L (1,342 cu. in.)

17˝x 11˝ x 10˝ $249.95

• Removable Shoulder Strap • Clear and mesh zippered lid pockets • Internal Dividers #25485 Medium 13˝ x 9˝ x 9.5˝ $219.99 #25484 Large 17˝ x 11.5˝ x 10.5˝ 299.99

Simms Dry Creek Duffel Patagonia’s Black Hole Wheeled Duffel Tough and highly weather-resistant, the Black Hole® Wheeled Duffel is a burly, smooth-rolling duffel that’ll protect your gear from the hard knocks of travel. Sized to hold everything you need for an extended trip, with a zippered, Ushaped lid that covers the huge main compartment. The sturdy frame sheet protects from baggage-handler abuse and oversized wheels deliver a smooth ride, whether you’re crossing the tarmac or traversing a cobblestone street.

Protect all of your gear from the elements on your next trip with this Dry Creek Duffel Bag. Features include a bomb-proof, TPU coated 600D nylon and a zipper closure for added security. The interior is padded and the bottom is reinforced for added durability in rugged fishing climates. It’s got a convenient, exterior pocket and the padded side haul handles will double as backpack straps • Thermal welded seams • Rugged shoulder straps • Strap attachments for rod tubes • Water-tight roll-top closures withstand terrible weather exposure and a quick immersion #25801 34˝ x 28˝ x 14˝ Admiral Blue $279.95

• Burly polyester ripstop weather-resistant material will keep all your gear dry in bad weather • Stout wheelset for easy movement on rough terrain • Zippered side pockets • The main compartment is just long enough to accommodate 4-piece fly rod cases #23054 31˝ x 16˝ x 14˝ Black $349

The Fly Shop’s® submarine river duffle Outcast AK Duffle Bag Finally, a great big welded vinyl duffel bag perfect for week-long float, camp, or wilderness trips that has a modest price tag! The AK Duffle is very durable, and large enough for a week in the wild. There’s a ton of room inside and the shell’s light enough to insure all the weight you are carrying is gear and clothing, not heavyweight luggage. • This tough, durable, large vinyl duffel is perfect for the occasional whitewater float trip. • Totally watertight, and submersible • Welded seams and reinforcement • Comfortable, padded, shoulder and backpack straps • Reinforced, stainless rings #15469 43˝ long inside x 28˝ Gray $159

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Unquestionably the best river and whitewater duffel ever made! We had our duffel built exclusively for us by Jack’s, the best whitewater manufacturer in the world. Our professional guide staff spent two entire summers on the rugged, wild rivers of Kamchatka designing, testing, and refining this totally waterproof, and near-bulletproof duffel. The end result is a top-of-the-line expedition duffel for the serious outdoorsman and wilderness traveller. • • • •

The full length duffel opening makes it easy to see and locate everything in the huge interior Space enough for a 4-piece, 14´spey rod and more than enough for a week’s worth of stuff This duffel is completely watertight, totally submersible, and the best float trip bag ever made. Welded construction by the best manufacturer in the industry • Shoulder/backpack straps #5724 43˝ x 17˝ x 17˝ Submarine Yellow $325

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Fishpond Luggage & Angling Travel Accessories

Sumo Rod Carrier Superbly designed rod carrier for the exterior of cars, trucks, SUV's, vans and trucks.

These guys have a well-earned reputation for designing and manufacturing well thought out equipment for the fly fishermen.Their luggage in no exception. It’s handsome and ultra-functional.

• Attaches to all smooth non-porous

Sportsmans Bumper Rod & Gun Holder The Sportsman Bumper Mini is a handy accessory for any outdoorsman. Fitted with powerful magnets, it attaches securely to the side of your car and keeps your rod or gun safely out of harm’s way while you’re gearing up. #21483

surfaces such as steel, aluminum, glass, plastic, fiberglass, carbon fiber, etc. • Easily transports all types of rods and reels • Safe and secure on rough roads at any reasonable speed. #13359 Magnetic Mount $179.95 #17767 Suction Cup Mount 149.95

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2 or 4 Piece Single/Dual Rod and Reel Cases

Spey Rod and Reel Single/Dual Cases

The Fly Shop’s

Combination Rod Reel Case

Fishpond Teton Rolling Carry-On Duffel

Durable, cordura-covered cases featuring shoulder straps, and zippered, padded reel sections.

A well-designed travel carry-on that is sized for any adventure. Roll through the airport with a passport, change of clothes, and all the essentials. Fashioned from tough, 420 denier, recycled nylon for rough rides to and from camp, and stylish enough for a quick weekend trip anywhere.

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Retracting Handle • 420D Cyclepond Fabric Compression molded bottom • Weighs only 7.5 lbs Ventilated mesh interior pockets • 45 liter capacity Exterior organization pocket Rod tube attachment on each side #24489 22˝ x 13˝ x 11˝ Granite $279.95

Single Tube Code Price

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9´ 2-Piece

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10´ 2-Piece

Navy

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15´ 4-Piece Spey Black

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The Fly Shop Custom Aluminum Fly Rod Tubes We’ll custom-cut our heavy walled (.045) aluminum tubing to any length you need. Includes a padded, gold-anodized aluminum cap. #1443 1 5/8˝ dia. (for 2-piece rods) length up to 60˝ $49.95 3604 2˝ dia. (for multi-piece & spey rods) up to 60˝ 59.95

Clear Creek Multi-Piece Cloth Rod Socks Soft velour rod bags, double-stitched and edge-trimmed for durability. Gray with black trim. #1812 2-Piece Sock 55˝ #8841 2-Piece Sock 60˝ $14.95 4382 3-Piece Sock 37˝ 4385 3-Piece Sock 41˝ 4387 4-Piece Sock 27˝ 8839 4-Piece Sock 31˝

Fishpond’s Dakota Carry-On Rod & Reel Case Grab your gear and go. This case handles all your 4-piece rods, reels and essential gear in a padded compartment with protective lid! • Waterproof, molded bottom (back) • Adjustable, padded, removable interior reel dividers • 3 laminated see-through exterior mesh pockets for keys, phone, airline tickets, etc. • Holds up to 4 rods, depending on length • Granite, Aspen Green and Stone Tan 4-piece Case for 9 foot (or less) rods #22809 31˝ long x 9˝ high x 5˝ wide $189.95 Spey Rod Case for rods less than 44˝ #18610 45˝ long x 9˝ high x 5˝ wide $219.95

Scientific Anglers Fly Rod Sleeves Protecting your strung-up rods during transport. Simply slide over your rod and attach the keeper strap around the rod butt Half length works on 8´-11´ rods broken in two pieces. Full size is for assembled 9´-11´ rods and is a must for those with vehicles that can carry a fully strung-up rod. #24455 24456 24455 26754

8´ to 11´, full length $14.95 8´ to 11´, half length 12.95 Spey full length 29.95 Spey half length 19.95

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Rod Loft Interior Vehicle Rod Rack 2.0 A versatile mounting system with 6 different mounting options (garment rack, window suction cups, etc.) that work in most passenger vehicles. There’s no drilling, alteration, or permanent mounting required for the rack. • Carries up to 6 rods in holders • Quick and easy installation • Ideal for most full size SUV’s, Suburbans, and camper tops. #134

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Vests, Kit Bags, Packs, & Sling Packs

Fishpond Thunderhead Sling

Simms Dry Creek Z Sling Pack

If you’re looking for a sling pack that gives you quick access to your gear and total waterproof protection look no further. Load your valuables in the roomy main compartment and store them safely behind the fully waterproof and submersible TiZiP zipper.

Keep your gear bone dry in bad weather or when you’re deep wading with Dry Creek Z Sling Pack. The “self-healing” waterproof zipper is smooth, easy, and nearly unbreakable. Simms loaded this sling pack with features and it has quickly become go-to for hardcore anglers and professionals that want nothing but the best.

• Fully waterproof TiZip zipper for easier opening. • Interior organization with one zippered pocket and one clear stash pocket. • Velcro and Hypalon attachment points. #24380 Shale $229.95

• 300 Denier 5x5mm ripstop with TPU coated material • TRUZIP self-healing zipper • 15 liter capacity #28102 Tan $229.95

Fishpond Summit Sling

Umpqua’s ZS2 Steamboat Sling

The Summit Sling rates as one of the most durable, comfortable, and designrich sling available.The patented, signature molded drop down fly/cargo bench provides a docking station for re-rigging. There are Hypalon and tool attachment features in the places you want them (out of the way), and is made from Fishponds Cyclepond recycled fabric. The shoulder pad work station with velcro and Hypalon attachment points make for easy access to tools when needed and there’s enough room to organize your gear for the day inside.

All your gear and necessities are just a moment away from your fingertips, yet the ZS2 pack is out of the way when you cast and strip. An ideally placed thumbloop allows easy “slinging” back-to-front to grab any essentials quickly without fuss. A perfect pack for spey and switch casters.

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Exceptionally large main compartment Divided middle compartment big enough for 4 fly boxes Vented Back Panel • 420 Denier Nylo D-ring and web loops for net attachments #25477 Olive 20˝ x 5˝ x 12˝ $129.99

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Outcast’s Inflatable PFD (Floatation Device)

Simms Dry Creek Z Hip Pack Featuring Simms highest level of waterproof protection, this new and improved hip pack can be fully submersed under 1 meter of water for 30 minutes. The TRUZIP water tight zipper is the smoothest zippers we have seen, making access to the main compartment a breeze. The main compartment is large enough to hold several fly boxes, and there is multiple attachment point for tools to be easily accessed. • Holds up to 10 liters #28103 Tan $199.95

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There’s safety & buoyancy when you need it with this Coast Guard Approved Personal Floatation Device. This model is intended for anglers, boaters or swimmers in relatively calm water where there’s a chance of a quick rescue. Jerk the ripcord and the CO2 bladder inflates quickly or inflate the vest manually • • • •

Supports 200 pounds. Re-usable Easily adjusted and one size fits all Replaceable CO2 cartridge charger #7225 Outcast PFD $139.00 7241 Rearm Kit 27.95

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Patagonia’s Blackhole Packable Waist Pack The ideal size for fishing, traveling, wading, or anytime you have small items that need to stay handy. The classic design has one large main compartment that opens and closes with a zip-flap. There are stretch pockets for a water bottle, hat or gloves; a small front stash pocket for your phone or tippet material and hemos. Two compression straps keep the load close to your body and highly breathable mesh lumbar panel provides all-day comfort. #24671 Black

Simms Freestone Vest

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Fishpond’s Waterdance Guide Pack More professional guides use this pack than any other on the market. Considered the “ultimate” lumbar pack with its two zippered main compartments and signature “zip down” fly bench. Accommodates extra gear for long days on the water.

Simms’ streamlined vest design includes 19 intuitive organizational pockets that’ll keep all of your gear neatly organized and within an easy reach. The soft, padded, knit collar distributes the weight of the vest contents and the lightweight, breathable shoulders and torso material add all day comfort. • Weighs 17oz. • Large, horizontal back pocket

• 19 total pockets • YKK buckle closure #CLVFV2 Striker Gray SM-XXL $119.95

• Pack can be worn as a chest or lumbar pack • Adjustable compression strap system • Padded, breathable air mesh backing for comfort #28251 Driftwood $99.95

Fishpond Switchback Belt This system includes a pack that slides independently from back to front, a molded net holster for long-handled nets, a shoulder strap with tool and fly attachment and options to attach wading staff holder or a koozie. • Pack can be configured left or right • Two mesh waterbottle holders • Fishpond’s zip-down fly bench #24379 Gravel $99.95

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Patagonia’s Hybrid Pack Vest Umpqua’s ZS2 Wader Chest Pack Once you clip this to your wader harness, you will have everything you need at your fingertips. This little chest pack handles two standard fly boxes along with all of the standard ZeroSweep features. One ZeroSweepTM retractor station (great for nipper and floatant attachment), ambidextrous hemostat station, foam fly patch and tippet holder cover all your key accessories. • 2 ZS Retractor Stations • Foam Fly Patch Station #25476 $49.99

Umpqua’s ZS2 Rock Creek Chest Pack Thanks to ZeroSweep design, this small but mighty chest pack is packed full of features and functionality. The main compartment easily holds two standard fly boxes. Two retractor stations (for nippers and floatant), ambidextrous hemostat station, foam fly patch and a tippet holder to cover all your key accessories. Two stretch mesh pockets add a little more potential storage and versatility The ZS2 version now includes a modular attachment station allowing integration with ZS2 accessories. • Drop-down work station with fly patch • Perfect size fly box or tool compartment #25481 $69.99 w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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This lightweight vest must have been designed by somone who really fishes and was designed with the minimalist in mind! The super-comfortable vest features two, good size front pockets that are large enough to store your essentials, and fly boxes. The mega-pocket on the back can be used for lunch water, or a jacket, and expandedby the bunjee system to hold enven more. Constructed with 3D spacer mesh and Nylon ripstop fabric the Hybrid Pack Vest will not fray if caught by a hook or brush, and 3D spacer mesh keeps you cool on the hottest days. #PTGHV Small or Large

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The Bug Net The Bug Net is light and seamless for visibility, has room for a hat, and features elastic bands that slip under the arms to anchor the net. The Bug Net folds flat as a napkin to fit into a jacket or vest pocket and won’t take up any room. Absolutely indispensable for any fishermen headed to Alaska, Russia, Canada, or any mosquito-infested spot. #630

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The Fly Shop 2021 Hat Collection

Hemostats, Clippers & other tools

See our complete selection of tools and accessories on our website!

Simms Superlight Solar Sombrero Wide brim for full coverage.

Loon Rogue Quickdraw Pliers

#25808 Grey Blue $44.95

Umpqua’s Tactical Power Scissor & Pliers

Simms Sunshield Cap Spot more fish and reduce glare. Ideal for flats fishing or heat. • Dark underside of bill to reduce glare

TFS Epic Washed Hat

#25831 Sterling

Classic unstructured twill cap.

$34.95

#22373 Vintage Rust

Heavy duty stainless tools with comfortable rubber grips that are large enough to support your thumb and two opposing fingers for more grabbing and pulling power.

$24.95

#24475 6˝ Open Loop Scissor/Plier $15.95 28196 6˝ Scissor Clamp 16.95

TFS Epic Performance Hat

TFS Drake Hat

Lightweight synthetic, dries quickly.

Medium profile cotton oil fabric.

#28454 Silver

#28457 Brown

$24.95

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De-Barb Pliers & Cutter

Flat-jawed, with large finger holes. Great for pinching the barbs on large freshwater streamers and tiny flies. A very precise tippet cutter. #28200 5˝

TFS Legend Vintage Hat

TFS Whiskey Coffee Zone Trucker Hat

Unstructured profile with longer brim.

Structured med. profile, mesh back.

#28452 Connifer/Khaki

#28456 Whiskey - Coffee

$24.95

#28199 5˝

TFS Zone Trucker Hat

TFS Eco Sideline Hat

Structured profile, soft mesh back.

Structured med. profile, mesh back.

#28458 Gray - Black

#28453 Navy - White

$18.95

TFS Red Oval Trucker Hat

TFS Zone Trucker Hat

Structured med. profile, mesh back.

Structured med. profile, mesh back.

#27054 Black - Grayl

#28455 Black - Grey - Henna

• Stainless steel • Cuts wire • Clean cutting edge • Spring-loaded • Made for removing hooks from big hawgs. • Crimping groove #28198 6˝ $16.95

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Dr. Slick Scissor Clamp Pliers • Great barb pincher • Razor-sharp serrated scissors • Strong, gold anodized surgical steel #24347 5.5˝ $21

Dr. Slick Spring Creek Forceps The perfectly matched tips are great for pinching small barbs. • Smooth jaw structure • Pin-shank • Gold anodized surgical steel #24348 5.5˝ $15.50

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Umpqua Stream Pliers

TFS Black Puff Trucker Hat

TFS Silicone Transfer Trucker Hat

Structured full profile, mesh back.

Structured full profile, soft mesh back.

• Stainless steel • Spring loaded • Super-strong grip with grid jaws • Razor sharp, serrated scissor

#28187 Camo - Black

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Handy Carabiner finger loop Flat jaw for hook removal and debarbing Surgical quality stainless steel Eye clearing needle • Locking handles #21366 6.25˝ $24.95

$24.95

Serrated-jawed, with large finger holes, eye-needle, and clamp

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Umpqua 5˝ Curved Clamp Hemo

$24.95

The ultimate hemostat, thoughtfully designed from the tips to the jaws to the handle. Tight angles and a shape engineered to accommodate all sizes of flies, allow for easy hook removal, and crimp even the heaviest of barbs.

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Dr. Slick/TFS Black Surgical Steel Tools Top quality, black anodized steel forceps with durable hinges, smooth finish, and over-sized finger holes. #1325 4˝ Curved Jaw Forceps $14.95 1378 5.5˝ Curved Jaw Forceps 15.95 24349 5.5˝ Straight Jaw Forceps 15.95

Sierra Stream Needle Nose Pliers • Tiny, narrow well matched plier points • Designed to pinch small hook barbs #1404

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Dr. Slick Offset Nipper/Hook File

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Super handy diamond grit hook hone

The Fly Shop’s Pin-On Retriever Lightweight, but heavy duty with an indestructible cord and spring. As indestructible as zingers get! #1390

• Clips like a ball point pen to any pocket • Works well on all hooks from size 4 to 22 #3095

The Fly Shop Tell Tale Tape Sixty inches of truth and spring-loaded facts. Easy-to-read, metric on one side, inches on the other. Water-resistant.

$10.95

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#4273

$2.95

Abel Nippers Unquestionably the finest nipper ever made and a prized tool for anglers. Guaranteed to last and cut forever, (anything from 7X to 100# mono) these precision machined nippers feature replaceable jaws and are the perfect gift for sophisticated fly fishermen. • 2˝ long x .75˝ wide • Replaceable jaws #5074 Standard Black $85 Graphic colors (see our website) 165 #14604 Lanyard (sold separately 25

Rising Nippa

Umpqua Pro Retractor • Rotating pin attachment • Kink resistant coated retractor wire • Large extends 42˝, Small extends 20˝ #3838 Large $15.95 3839 Small 11.95

A sharp nipper with cushioned grip and a recessed needle to clean the junk from the eye of your fly. #3302

Rising Diamond Hook File The absolute best freshwater field file. • • • • • •

$6.00

Only 4 inches long • Diamond sharp One 600-grit fine groove on one side Ideal for dry flies and small streamers Two 800-grit medium grooves on other Perfect for salmon and steelhead flies Finish file for bonefish and permit hooks

#14375

$9.95

Fat Boy Nippa

Fishpond 360° Swivel Retractor • Stainless pivot pin-mount • Anodized • Lasts a lifetime • Super durable coil #22810

$18.95

Nearly 4 inches long, this baby is super sharp and made for cutting the thick heavy mono and fluoro stuff. Totally stainless, and totally sharp! #17346

$11.95

Clouser Hook File Every big game professional’s first choice! The smooth cutting action makes it easy to apply a knife edge. Coated to prevent rust or corrosion. #5554 12˝ with handle

Dr. Slick Bullethead Pliers • Cuts heavy mono or wire like butter • Cordura sheath & lanyard included • Corrosion-proof stainless steel #5174

Simms Retractor

Tie-Fast Combo Tools

The most durable retractor made. The stretch polycord won’t break, and will extend up to 18 inches.

This invaluable accessory should be hanging off every angler’s jacket or vest. It incorporates four absolutely indispensible fly fishing tools in one.

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Tie-Fast Knot Tier This simple tool ties nail knots, uniknots, or needle nail knots, in seconds. It should be an absolutely indispensable item carried in every vest or fishing jacket in the field. #4359

$10.50

Razor sharp monofilament clipper Handy needle knot tool In-the-field hook sharpening file Needle point for cleaning hook eyes #5110 Standard $19.95 20249 Magnum 19.95

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Teeny Hook Release The best bonefish hook release tool made! No need to handle the fish to remove the hook, eliminating the possibility of hurting the fish or removing their protective slime. • Great for boating and tubing! • Removes hooks quickly and easily #19750

$14.95

Economy Stream Thermometer An invaluable tool for any serious fresh or saltwater angler. #4501

$11.95

Hammerhead Gear Keepers Tough enough to hold any wading staff, net, or hemostat.

Fishpond Arrowhead Retractor

Fly Rite Stomach Pump

Arguably the very best retractor made. From the near-indestructible spring to the caribiner-style clip the Arrowhead Retractor is hand-crafted from stainless steel wherever possible. The Arrowhead will outlast any other retractor on the market and pay for itself in durability and performance.

The catch-and-release answer to getting a handle on what's on a fish’s menu without harming the fish. Serious fly fishing professionals, dedicated tiers, and anglers who refuse to be outfoxed by a fish have used these for years to answer questions with something besides guesswork.

• Constructed of 6060 aerospace aluminum #24718 3.75˝ x 1.25˝ $29.95

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Ketchum Release The top catch-and-release tool made! Available in three sizes and proven effective in both fresh and salt water. Slide it down the leader and twist. #28201 Original (freshwater) $19.95 27772 Midge (super small flies) 28202 Big Bug (salt/streamers) s

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• 60 lb. strength coated stainless cable • 42˝ extension for a long reach • Snap-clip “D” ring mount for vests #9611 Hi-force Net Retractor $24.95 • 60 lb. strength cable • 32˝ extension 1082 Wading Staff Retractor 21.95 • Snap-clip “D” ring/threaded stud mount 9614 Everything Retractor 19.95 • 36˝ extension • Threaded stud mount for vests/belts 9615 Mini Retractor 12.95

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O’Pro’s 3rd Hand Rod Holder

The 3rd Hand Rod Holder will give you an extra

hand when you’re tying on a fly, fumbling with your terminal tackle, netting or releasing a fish, adjusting your clothing, or taking a leak.

Secure this belt-clip rod holder to your wading belt, yourpants belt, waistband, waist pack, float tube, pontoon boat, or wherever it’ll help.

• Durable molded nylon plastic • Works on left or right side • Slips on any 1˝ or 2˝ belt • The angle of the 3rd Hand can be postioned to any 360 degree rod rotation • Securely holds any standard cork fly rod • Ideal for float tubes, or pontoon boats. • Great for carrying a second rod on the flats. #26594

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Wonder Cloth Completely clean the grips of your most well-used fly rods in just a few minutes!

Wet a Wonder Cloth and start rubbing some dirty old cork grip on a $900 fly rod and it’ll look like new in minutes! The harder you scrub, the more dirt you’ll remove. Immediate results and the rod is like new again. We started using the cloths on beat up fly lines, and fly reels, and everything else around us. Computer monitors come clean without damage to their surface. The Wonder Cloth has a positive ionic charge and attaches itself to dirt (dirt has a negative charge). • Re-Usable, washable and durable. #7356 13˝ x 13˝ $4.95

Scientific Anglers ECOastal Stripping Basket

Fishpond Stowaway Reel & Camera Case Fully padded treavel and storage case holds up to ten, 4˝ reels. The 8 dividers are adjustable, padded, or removable interior for customized storage. Adjustable, removable interior dividers for customizing Completely padded to protect your valuable reels Easily modified to accommodate reels, cameras, and lenses Zippered and gusseted see-through pockets in the swingleaf for storage of extra lines, tools, leaders, and other reel accessories • More zippered and gusseted see-thru pockets in the lid • Padded shoulder strap • Business card ID pouch

GrayL Ultralight Purifier Bottle

Sondergaard’s ECOastal Stripping Basket is the result of the combination of light-weight materials, superior ergonomics and functionality. This comfortable and easy-to-use stripping basket comes equipped with flexible spikes that prevent line tangles. An adjustable velcro-fitted belt keeps the stripping basket in place and the half-open tray effectively keeps track of your fly line.

Take this baby anywhere you go and you’ve got fresh, pure water in seconds. At 10.9oz (309g), the Ultralight is perfect for trekking the globe, outdoor adventures and emergency kits. Full-spectrum protection against pathogens (viruses, bacteria, and protozoa), particulates, chemicals and heavy metals.

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• One press purification & filtration. • No batteries, UV bulbs, chemicals. • Improves health, flavor, odor & clarity. Filters particulates (e.g. sediment, silt), many chemicals (e.g. chlorine, benzene) and heavy metals (e.g. lead, arsenic). • Purifies drinking water in only 15 seconds (2 liters per minute). • Replaceable cartridge effective for 300 uses (40 gal/150L). #27317 GrayL Bottle $69.95 21065 GrayL Cartridge 24.50

The Fly Shop’s Reel Shield

Simple, inexpensive, 3.5mm neoprene reel covers with a secure velcro flap designed to help cushion and protect reels on and off the rod. #4679 Medium

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The Fly Shop’s License Plate Holders These durable license frames are a wave to the rest of the fraternity. Better than dealer plates! • 5 message choices #1435 1470 1945 1467 19507

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20/20 Magnetic Tippet Threader A simple hook threading tool. Slide the hook eye into position in a small magnetic groove where it’s held upright. Then slide the tippet end down the groove, the tag end appears on other side of the eye. • Works great on a wide size range of wet and dry flies • Includes a Delrin clip and attaches to a lanyard #0046 $10.95

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Comfortably haul a heavy load of (half dozen) tools, and a selection of tippet. The heavy duty, super-padded, extra-wide collar spreads the weight evenly. This is the best priced, best quality lanyard made. Two heavy-duty snaps and four swivel snaps for tools or nets, this lanyard keeps necessities close at hand. Neoprene neck strap for all-day comfort. Comes with a bulldog clip to attach to shirt or waders and a tippet holder. • Tools and tippet not included #0077

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The New Zealand Indicator System Just when you think you have a perfect system, something better comes along. This is the best indicator we've found. Easy to attach and remove, this kit includes an applicator tool, a sampling of white and chartreuse wool, and 12 inches of size small replacement tubing. It's subtle as it lands on the water, sensitive when fish touch the fly, and won't get bogged down with water. It’s the best system for sophisticated spring creeks or clear, ultra-selective trout fishing situations. Watch the instructional video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OmTgXOER6c #18366 18367 18368 18372 18928

Strike Indicator Kit (includes, tool, 2 colors Strike Indicator Tubing, Small $8.95 Strike Indicator Tubing, Large Wool Dyed Black Wool Dyed White

of wool, 12˝ clear tubing) $17.95 #18371 Wool Dyed Orange 8.95 18370 Wool Dyed Green 18369 Wool Mixed Colors

Stealth Tactical Strike Indicator

Dinsmore Non-Toxic Egg Shot Dispenser

The stealth tactical strike indicator system is a bi-colored, 3 piece, in-line strike indicator that is so lightweight, you won’t feel like it is even on your line. The contrasting colors makes for an absolute perfect sighter for your tight-line, euro nymphing rig. The best part is you can actually move it!

Egg-shaped, non-toxic (no-lead) shot that are easy to hold, position, and crimp on leaders. Available in seven sizes to help everything from a midge larva to a stonefly get to the bottom.

#24419 Standard 24420 Midge

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Fly Traps Thingamabobber

Instaset Indicators

These revolutionary indicators have harnessed trapped air technology! A simple design and a favorite among The Fly Shop® guides. Buoyant, easy to cast, durable, and highly visible.

Easily adjusted anywhere on the leader to compensate for depth changes. Easy to rig, and very versatile.

• Easy to attach, adjust • Won’t sink • Stays in place on the leader • Supports heavy weighted flies & split shot #3706 .5˝ Pkg. of 5 $6.95 162 .75˝ Pkg. of 5 166 1˝ Pkg. of 5 1254 1.25˝ Pkg. of 2 $3.95

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The evolution of the fly patch! Securely store your favorite flies without having to get into your pockets or fly box. The virtual rubber design holds hooks longer and better than the standard foam fly patch. Also clip your tools onto the accessory loop on the Standard or up to 8 spools of tippet on the XLT.

Yellow #6469 Small 1⁄2˝, 4/pkg $7.99 6470 Large 3⁄4˝, 4/pkg. 6471 X-Large 1˝ 2/pkg.

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Dinsmore Egg Split Shot Dispenser Refills Dinsmore soft, non-toxic shot re-fills for both the Dinsmore Selector and Dinsmore Dispenser. • Seven refill sizes (See chart above) #DESR $4.95

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Palsa Buoyant Pinch-On Indicators Fish Pimp 30% lighter than most foam indicators, with a shape and dimpled surface to reduce wind resistance (golf balls without dimples travel half as far as those with dimples). Easily rigged with versatile options: quick change or permanent, and features a perforation that allows a neat, easy, effective 90 degree drift setup.

Adhesive-backed, fluorescent foam indicators that pinch anywhere on the leader. Ideal for suspending small nymphs above weed beds in slow streams or still water. • 24 per card #1400 1401 1465 1480

Fl. Orange $3.95 Fluorescent Green Fluorescent Pink Fluorescent White

• Available in White, Fl. Green, Chartreuse, Fluorescent Pink, Fluorescent Orange #ACBIS Small .5˝ pkg. of 4 $4.95 ACBIL Large .75˝ pkg. of 4

Jaydacators are made from balsa wood rather than foam or plastic, so they float high and never puncture. These are the most durable indicators on the market, and will last most anglers many years. They come with both bobber stops, and toothpicks with instructions on how to attach them to your line using two different methods. #27100 Small (Blue/Pink) $25/3 pkg. 26595 Med (White/Pink) 26596 Large (Yellow/Pink) w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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This Tri-colored tippet material is designed for Euro-nymphing style rigs. The colors alternate every 10˝ helping you to see your drift a lot better.

Jaydacators™

Screw-Ball Indicators

A convenient, dispenser for the shot. Six dial-up compartments and sizes. $14.95

Scientific Anglers Absolute Sighter Tippet

Mini Original Price White #1973 #1883 $5.95/6 pkg. Yellow 1993 1891 Orange 1905 1815

These foam balls are secured with a quick turn of the screw, releasing tension on the mono and allows the indicator to be repositioned without disturbing the integrity of the leader.

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Gremlin Green Removable Split Shot Split shot that is easily removable and available in environmentally safe, nonlead weight or traditional lead shot. Size B

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Hareline’s Tungsten Tacky Weight

The ultimate tippet-to-leader connection. Eliminate unnecessary knots and extend the life of your leader.

A heavyweight alternative to split shot-malleable putty packed with powdered tungsten. Roll a torpedo onto the leader and it’ll harden in the water.

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Nets & Accessories

Smith Creek Net Holster Leave it to the New Zealanders to figure out how to harness a net comfortably. The holster mounts on your belt and the adjustable net holster secures it on your hip until you’re ready to land the fish.

FishPond’s “Nomad” Net This is the most durable and practical net we’ve ever seen! Super-light, super-durable, built from graphite and fiberglass, these rugged nets are buoyant, weather-proof, and beautiful. Each model features a heavy, fish-friendly rubber net and the Nomad net frame should outlast wooden models 20 to 1!

• Use in combination with a lanyard • Attaches to a wading belt #4526 $35.95

#17340 Trophy Brown Trout26˝ long, 13˝ x 17˝ opening $125.95 17342 Float Tube & Boat 37˝ long, 13˝ x 17˝ opening 179.95 17341 Steelhead Net 55˝ long, 16˝ x 25˝ opening 239.95

Rising Lunker Landing Net This aluminum net from Rising was designed by fishermen for fishermen. This heavy-duty net can take a serious beating, yet is light in the hand. The 24˝ handle gives you the ideal reach for wade fishing and use in a float tube or pontoon boat. We highly recommend this net for Tenkara fishing for the extra reach. Hoop has built-in measurement indicators.

Jim Teeny’s Landing Hand is a soft mesh glove that provides a firm, fish-friendly grip making landing any fish in fresh or salt water easy. It fits in any pocket and is a particularly effective way to land salmonids. #19749

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#21016 Lunker 47˝ overall, 12˝ x 21˝ opening $179

The Fly Shop’s Fish-Friendly Nets

Beautifully hand-crafted to last for years, these nets are extremely light and very durable, and a great fly fishing value.

The soft, catch-and-release nets feature fish-friendly rubber mesh to help reduce both abrasion and hook-fouling, and allow fish to be released quickly. Each hardwood net has a double-laminated, durable hoop frame, extremely large hoop area and a shallow, flat bottom rubber mesh net designed to reduce fish stress. #16201 TFS Classic Trout Net 22˝ x 11˝ x 15˝ opening $45 16203 TFS Trophy Boat Net 38˝ x 16˝ x 21˝ opening 85

Measure Nets Measure and release your fish quickly without guesswork using these practical and durable nets. Simply add the two visible numbers together at each end of the fish and let ‘em go. Measure Nets feature rubberized netting on most models, hypalon grips, and ultra-tough, durable aluminum frames. #14365 14366 14367 14364

Small, Rubberized (fish to 20˝)$35 Medium, Rubberized (fish to 24˝) 40 Large, Rubberized, Extension (fish to 28˝)55 Guide Model, Rubberized (fish to 40˝) 90

Travel Measure Net The features of the others, and fits a vest or pack. #14368 Medium, Mesh Folding (fish to 24˝) $35

Fishpond’s Confluence Magnetic Net Holder With an 8lb magnetic pull force, this is a complete magnetic net release system to keep your net close and always ready. #24384 $29.95

Measure Net Rubberized Net Replacement Bags

Zippered, rubberized replacement nets that fit many other models. Measure the circumference. #14369 35˝ Small $18 14371 47˝ Large 22

#14370 40˝ Medium 20 14479 69˝ Guide 38

The Fly Shop’s Big Fish Nets

Big nets designed to handle steelhead, mega trout, and salmon. These babies are built for work and abuse, with the most durable net collar we’ve ever used.The durable, octagonal handle can be slid into the net opening for storage, and snaps securely and quickly into place when necessary. The soft, rubberized net is gentle on fish and doesn’t tangle, rot, or mildew. These are simply the best big nets made.

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Float Tubes, Pontoons & Accessories Outcast PowerKick Float Tube Fins Incredibly efficient, this model generates power on both the up and down stroke, and a cycling motion. They’re Outcast’s modestly-priced knockoff of the most popular float tube fin ever made. #18249 Adjustable $109

Don’t bet your life on cheap, inexpensive float tubes or pontoon boats!

Outcast Float Tube Fins Made specifically to fit comfortably over wading boots, these wide fins generate plenty of power and are very easy to take on and off. #126 Adjustable $49

Fin Tethers This convenient nylon keeper cord fastens to both the angler and fins, keeping them from losing each other when fishing.

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T O P Q U A L I T Y F L O A T A T I O N devices have safe,well-constructed large diameter pontoons - designed to ride high in the water, so they glide easily and smoothly across water without drag. High floatation requires less energy and makes a long day of fishing a lot more fun. Better models are a one-time investment and often last a lifetime.

#6192 One size its all $15 /pair

Knott Creek Float Tube Booties Made from a more durable 4mm neoprene than previous models, the support with these booties will have you kicking all day in comfort. #21134 Small (7-8) 21135 Medium (8-10) 21136 Large (10-12) 21137 XL(12-14) $79.95

Pyramid Drift Boat, Pontoon and Float Tube Anchors Float tube, pontoon and boat anchors, complete with 35´ of durable, braided nylon rope. #4733 5 lb. anchor float tubes $55 4951* 12 lb. anchor small pontoons 95 6286* 20 lb. anchor pontoons, small boats 125 6301* 30 lb. anchor drift boats 155 * Overweight shipping fees apply on these 3 products

Float Tube Anchor The 2 lb. lead anchor is ideal for float tubing and includes 100´ of nylon line and a carrying case. #1808 2 lb. lead anchor $49

Outcast Double Action Tube and Pontoon Barrel Pump This professional pump is remarkably efficient and inflates on both the up and down stroke, saving a bunch of streamside time and a lot of effort. #11928

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Outcast Backpack Straps Designed to comfortably carry your fully inflated Outcast and Fish Cat float tubes to remote lakes and ponds. Matches clips on all Outcast float tubes. #3667

$29

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Outcast Fish Cat 9 IR

The Fish Cat 9-IR is a great pontoon for the guy that wants to do everything on his own without breaking the bank. It has long pontoons for performance, but is still compact enough to stuff into the trunk or check as baggage on your summer holiday. It’s a very stable boat that’s safe and stable in most reasonable situations, stillwater, spring creeks and moving water. s 9´long pontoons, 16˝ diameter s Weighs only 57 pounds s Motor mount included s Over size shipping rate will apply s Easily stored and very effective 7´aluminum, breakdown oars with molded oar stops #4436 Blue Inflated size: 54˝ x 108˝ $949

Super Fat Cat LCS

Fish Cat 4

The Outcast Super Fat Cat LCS Get to the tough spots using the best float tube ever made!

The Super Fat Cat LCS design is a combination of the best features of pontoon boats and float tubes. It rides high on pontoons that are independently contoured and swept up in the normal direction of motion (backwards), The Fat Cat design creates less drag than most other float tubes and requires a lot less effort to glide smoothly across the surface.

s Ultra-durable, super-safe, urethane bladders that ride high, resist oxidizing s Supports 300 pounds s Safety stripping apron s Incredibly light (12 lbs.) s 5-Year Warranty s Comfortable, light, inflatable seat and backrest s Super tough, mildew-resistant, abrasion-resistant, 600 Denier PVC bottom #28504 Gray/Orange Inflated size: 64˝ x 45˝ $489

The Outcast Fish Cat 4 #1 selling float tube in America! With nearly every feature but the price!

The difference between the Fish Cat and the Super Fat Cat is more than the $230 contrast in price. The Fish Cat has a vinyl (not urethane bladder), foam (not inflated) seat and back rest. Weighs a little more than the Super Cat and supports 50 pounds less.

s Best selling float tube in the USA! s 250 pound capacity s Safety stripping apron s 5-Year Warranty s Weighs 14 lbs s Foam back and seat rest s Zippered tackle pouch s Above water seating position s 2 vinyl bladders with reliable Boston valves #28230 Gray/Orange Inflated size: 54˝ x 44˝ $249

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The Fly Shop’s Fly Tying Hooks “It's no secret that The Fly Shop® hooks are the best budget priced hooks in the sport. You can’t find a hook of the same quality at a lower price. The Fly Shop® hooks are very strong, super sharp, and are available in all the favorite models and sizes.” The Fly Shop® hooks introduced a new generation of pricing for the fly tyer. These are the same hooks used by several famous commercial fly tying companies for their top-of-the line flies.

All models below excluding our unique, “specialty hooks” cost just $3.00 per 25 pack or $11.00 per 100 pack Super-strong, super-sharp, super-durable, and available at a super price! s

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Our hooks are manufactured just for The Fly Shop® and not currently available in other retail locations. Some of our models can’t be found anywhere else at any price. s

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TFS 100 Sizes 10-18 1x fine, down eye, bronze, forged, 1x wide gape The standard dry fly hook.

TFS 5263 Sizes 2-14 2x heavy, 3x long, down eye, fine hook for stonefly nymphs and Chernobyls.

TFS 921 Sizes 12-18 1x fine, 2x short, down eye, forged, bronze, wide gape, short shank dry fly hook.

TFS 200R Sizes 4- 8 3x long, 1x heavy, curved, ring eye. Ideal for nymphs, leeches, hex, wooly buggers.

TFS 105 Sizes 4-10 5x short, 2x strong, forged, ring eye, glo bugs and egg patterns.

TFS 5212 Sizes 6-14 2x long, 1x fine. A perfect hook for terrestrials and long shanked dry flies.

TFS 2302 Sizes 6-18 2x long, slight hump shank, down eye. Perfect for many caddis and terrestrials.

TFS 7423 Sizes 2-8 3x strong, tin, down-turned eye, steelhead, salmon, The #1 shad hook!

TFS 2312 Sizes 6-18 1x fine, 2x long, straight eye, slight bend, bronze, forged. Excellent Stimulator and long shank dry hook.

TFS 2305 Size 2/0, and sizes 1-18, 2x heavy, 1x long, curved shank, super versatile from midges to steelhead flies.

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TFS 300 Sizes 2-8 4x long, 2x heavy, down turned eye for large, long stoneflies and streamers.

TFS 3761 Sizes 6 - 20 1x long, 2x heavy, sproat bend, down eye.

Our Guarantee... You don’t like our hooks send back what isn’t used within 30 days of purchase for a credit.

These three specialty hooks below are $3.50 per 25 pack or $12.00 per 100

TFS 9395 Sizes 2-10 4x long, 3x heavy, ring eye, extra long streamer and stonefly hook.

TFS 3769 Sizes 6-18 2x heavy, down eye, sproat bend, that is very good for nymphs.

Purchase $100 or more, and receive free shipping.

TFS 2500 Sizes 6-18 2x wide, 2x short, 2x heavy straight eye. Eggs, scuds, shrimp, mayflies, caddis.

TFS 2457 Sizes 6-18 2x wide, 2x short, 2x heavy caddis pupa, scud, shrimp.

TFS 5262 Sizes 4-16 2x heavy, 2x long,down eye The standard nymph hook.

TFS 7258 Sizes 3/0, 2/0,1/0, 2, 4, 6 Xtra strong, stainless, ring eye, bonefish and tarpon. TFS 5444 Sizes 3/0, 2/0,1/0, 1, 2, 4, 6 A top quality jig hook at a super reasonable price. TFS 8774 Sizes 2/0-10 3x heavy, up eye, limerick bend, traditional black finished Atlantic salmon and steelhead hook.

Firehole Sticks are brought to us from some hard-core Montana anglers, and these guys have developed some truly unique, specialty hook models that aren’t found elsewhere!

The Firehole Stick that originally caught our attention is the 516 Jig Hook available in sizes #16, #18, and #20 (the upturned hook point extends the retention point and improves hookups). Several models have distinctive bends and wire configurations not found anywhere else. All Firehole Sticks are barbless, feature razor-sharp points, and sport a stealthy black nickel finish. Firehole sticks come in convenient packs of 36, that’s eleven more than you normally get from most manufacturers. The price on these hooks is unbelievable at $7.25 per pack! Firehole 315 Sizes 12-18 36/$7.25 Standard length, 2x gape, straight eye, heavy wire. Firehole 317 Sizes 12-18 36$/7.25 Standard length, 1x gape, straight eye, medium wire. Firehole 419 Sizes 12-20 Standard length, 2x wide gape, down eye, light wire.

Firehole 516 Sizes 16-20 36/$7.25 Heavy style jig hook, 60 degree bend, 1x wide gape, standard shank length.

Firehole 718 Sizes 6-18 3x long, 2x gape, straight eye, medium-heavy wire.

Firehole 633 Sizes 10-18 36/$7.25 1x long, 2x wide gape, down eye, extra heavy wire.

Firehole 839 Sizes 2-12 36/$7.25 3x long, 2 wide, gape, down eye, extra heavy wire.

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Get your kid out of the house, into the outdoors, and away from electronics, and start him (or her) off right as a fly fisherman by sending them to one of our five-day summer flyfishing camps. Choose any one of the four midsummer sessions held at The Fly Shop’s fish-filled Antelope Creek Ranch on the north slope of Mount Shasta.

FishCamp™

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for young fly fishermen K I D S C A M P E R S L E A R N the fundamental casting and fly fishing techniques, fly tying, how to

read water, and a variety of fly fishing and outdoor skills that’lll stay with them the rest of their lives. During their 5-day stay at Antelope Creek Ranch, young campers (age 10 to 14) are supervised by professionals, taught by patient experts, and surrounded by miles of private stream and fish-filled lakes that provide the ideal fresh-air fly fishing classroom. They’re kept busy every minute in a polished, action-packed curriculum and they’ll have plenty of opportunity to reinforce the daily instruction with angling excitement. They’ll meet other junior anglers with the same interests and have a ball catching (and releasing) trout with flies they tied themselves. Everything is included Every meal, all equipment, comfortable wall tents, bunks, professional round-the-clock supervision, instruction, superb counselors, lots of fun and loads of fish. Kids only need to bring along their sleeping bag, clothing, toiletries, and a big smile. s s s s s s

Learn knots Fundamental Casting techniques How to fly fish Hiking & games Basic entomology Interpreting streams & lakes

Kids FishCamps™ $895 The 4-night, 5-day stay at the Antelope Creek Ranch FishCamp™ is the perfect way to introduce your youngster to the world of fly fishing.

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Conservation Introduction to fly tying On-stream classes Leave-No-Trace Stream courtesy Catch-and-release

Advanced FishCamps™ $1,295 An advanced curriculum for experienced young anglers and knowledgeable graduates of previous FishCamps. Includes a full-day, guided float on the Lower Sacramento.

Youngsters build mid-summer memories at Antelope Creek Ranch while learning to fly fish with other kids. Learn more about our KidsCamp & Advanced Camp options by calling The Fly Shop® 800-669-3474 Marcel Siegle photo

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Fly Fishing Schools O U R E X P E R T T E A C H I N G S T A F F has a fine-tuned approach to instruction that makes

learning the sport easy, fun, and fast. Our curriculum includes fly fishing programs for beginner, intermediate, and advanced fly fishers. Our schools are lead by a team of Certified Master Fly Casting Instructors and are considered the premier fly fishing education program in the American West. 3-Day Oasis Springs Fly Fishing Schools Our popular, comprehensive 3-day seminar is intended to give newcomers the skills and confidence to pursue the sport on their own. Fundamental casting techniques, basic knots, fly selection, entomology, and all of the other lessons necessary to tackle any freshwater trout fishing situation successfully are covered. All fly fishing equipment, meals, lodging, study guides, instruction, workbooks are included. s $1,395 per person double occupancy s 1,895 per person single occupancy.

1-Day Spey Casting Clinic Spey casting is one of the hottest new fads in fly fishing. Using either single or two-handed rods, anglers with knowledge of Spey casting techniques have the ability to cast further, present flies in hard-to-reach places, and ultimately keep their flies in the water for longer periods of time, all of which can lead to more hookups. The Fly Shop® is excited to once again offer a Spey Casting and Fishing Clinic on the Sacramento River in Redding. As well has having guided anglers for over twenty years in pursuit of steelhead and salmon in northern California and Alaska, Chris King avidly swings for chrome all over the North American continent. Chris also holds the Fly Fishing International Two Handed and Master Casting Instructor Certification. s $295 - per person / per day s November 5 or 6

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Women’s 3-Day Fly Fishing Schools This full-on learning experience features our fine-tuned instruction curriculum custom tailored to an audience of women-only in a testosterone-free, no-pressure, fun-filled atmosphere at Antelope Creek Ranch. All the tackle is provided and the ladies have ample opportunity to reinforce their lessons in the fish-rich, private stream and lakes on the ranch property. s $1,395 per person double occupancy s $1,895 per person single occupancy Advanced 3-Day Spey School Conducted by a team of certified Master Fly Casting instructors at Gold River Lodge on the Lower Klamath River, the lessons at this comprehensive hands-on school will be done on moving water that simulates actual, practical situations anglers encounter. s $2,300 per person single occupancy s August 26 - 29

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T H I S I S T H E P E R F E C T P L A C E to begin to master fly fishing.

Guests at Antelope Creek Ranch are treated to fine meals and terrific lodging without housekeeping distractions. They can focus on the real reason they’re there – to relax and enjoy themselves. Our spacious ranch house doubles as a lodge and learning center during the month of August. There’s plenty of room for up to a dozen students with single occupancy accommodation options. The classroom is a stone’s throw from a fish-filled stream and a short walk to either of two trophy lakes. Students have a chance to put their new fly fishing lessons into practice right away and the opportunity to refine their skills with real-time angling action in fisherman-friendly situation. w w w . t h e f ly s h o p . c o m

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Antelope Creek Ranch, near Mount Shasta has terrific fishing and is the ideal outdoor fly fishing classroom! Our high elevation (5,000´) ranch provides the ideal outdoor classroom, with mid-summer weather that is predictably cool and pleasant while the rest of Northern California is bathed in uncomfortable heat. The Fly Shop’s schools are more than just casting lessons. It’s an educational experience that’s been polished by professionals for more than four decades, and every seminar is followed by the opportunity to put theory into practice.

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