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Fly tiers invitation letter

By Dennis Stead on Sunday, March 24th, 2019 in Uncategorized, No Comments


OK fly tiers, here is the sign up sheet for the Branson Fly Tying Expo in July.  Click on it, fill it out and send it to Harry Morgan invitation letter to expo-w sign up 2019


Fly tying Gauages and Charts by Dennis Stead

By Dennis Stead on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 in Uncategorized, No Comments


I like some of the old fly tying gauges or fly tying charts.  they might be hard to come by but is you copy and laminate, you will have a working gauge or chart until you find an original.  Check it out…… Fly Tying Gauges and Chart by Dennis Stead


Xylene – Goop – Paraffin

By Dennis Stead on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 in Uncategorized, No Comments


If you want to make your own Dave’s Flex Cement or waterproof you dry flies and hair bug flies, the you must read this……….. Xylene-Goop-Paraffin


Matching the hatch at Bennett Spring

By Bob Randall on Saturday, January 5th, 2019 in Fishing Wisdom, Uncategorized, No Comments


While fishing at Bennett Spring State Park, I tested the insect population in the outflow stream below the hatchery runways.  I used an insect seine that I got from Allen Gardner’s Insect Course.  I wrap this seine over the outside rim of my fish net, hold it in the water with the rim on the […]


Universal Rotating Fly Tying Vises

By Dennis Stead on Thursday, December 21st, 2017 in Uncategorized, No Comments


I have just added a PDF download to our web site.  If you would like to read about this company and their rotary vised, download it.  Then maybe you can give me additional information on the Universal Vise Corporation.