Originally Posted by rickf
For me it's the "Orvis" label!
I have a Helios and Sonic Seam waders! I use a Orvis line, and I buy most of my fly tying stuff from Orvis!
When I fly fish the world famous Yellow Breeches and Letort, my "friends" there would throw rocks in the water if they saw me fishing with cheap tackle! LOL I'm not a fishing snob at all ........ but I really enjoy my fishing and I like to use the best tackle available!
Much is made of the Flyfisherman snobbery. A guy should use what makes him happy if you aren't starving your kids in the process. It's only snobbery when you act or (even think) less of somebody who doesn't choose to use high end gear. JMHO