Re: Fly Shops and YOU!
Friendliness. Non-snobbery. Great advice and suggestions for the local waters. Good fresh stock of ephemeral type gear like flies, leaders, tippet, floatant, etc.
A mixture of high end and less pricey gear is nice too.
Are you thinking of opening a shop?
"By the time I was a teenager I fit the standard profile of a lifelong angler. I was lazy, shiftless, unambitious and willing to work hard only at things that were widely considered useless." ~John Gierach