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Old 07-10-2011, 10:38 PM
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Glad to hear good things about streamflies. I was planning on placing an order for about 50 flies.
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not being much of a tier anymore, ive found that Fly Fishing Flies, Dry Flies, Nymphs, Streamers - Blue Fly Cafe is a a good choice for good quality flies.

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Old 07-11-2011, 02:31 AM
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I actually tie and sell flys. I have a VERY good reputation for my quality. I hate how places sell these sweatshop made flys for ridiculous prices to new and unsuspecting flyfishers. If you have facebook go to my page (link below) and "like" it, I just opened it up and am adding more flys daily. I can tie anything, not just whats pictured. I am new to this site but hope to meet and chat with everyone and have a great time. please check out my site. I am located in Alberta!


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I tie my own so I rarely buy. The only time I buy is from a local shop if there is a specific hatch in that area. On a serious note though, even a bad fly can be a good imitation. The fish don't see quality, they just need to be fooled. When I first started tieing flies I tied what I thought were some ugly flies but the fish disagreed because they caught fish.
After following this thread for a while I decided to give streamflies.com a shot. I've been tieing flies for some time now and I can honestly tell you that no matter where these flies were tied, they were tied well. I don't think I'll stop tieing but it's a great place for me to buy the flies I like to fish but hate to tie (especially wooven Stone flies). Thanks for the tip guys.
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Thanks for the heads-up on StreamFlies. I'd never heard of them, they had some flies I'd been unable to find- #22 & #24 Bead Head Hare's Ear. The service was quick, the flies are very well tied, and the price was amazing.
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Dropped $40 at Big Y a few nights ago. Another $20 just now at Streamflies.com

Maybe I should learn how to tie
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There are heaps of sellers which I see advertised from time to time as well as eBay where you can buy flies,the only reason I would buy them is if I didn't have,couldn't access the materials or if I really needed them in a hurry.
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I already have well over a 100 flies. Many I have not used yet. I have at least another 100 coming.

I need to find a good cheap "master" box to store them in. Then I can pop what I want to use for the day into my Cabelas pocket size box.
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Why would you ever want a master box???
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Gary, I can't tell if your reply was meant to encourage or scare Vapor half to death.

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