flyvines bracelets

Flyvines – New Life for Old Fly Lines

We just got in an order from flyvines. Flyvines creates accessories made from recycled fly line. Its a pretty cool concept. If you’ve got an old fly line ready for replacement, come on by and we will add it our recycle box. Then you can check out the Flyvine lanyards, dog collars, bracelets and eye… Read More

blind date

Blind Date

*Redacted Text At work I was approached by Sam and Denver to film a short fly fishing video. The catch, we were going to one of Denver and Sam’s spots on the AAAAAAAAAAAA.. Being taken to a “secret spot” is pretty common when fishing with friends. After all, no one wants to have the whole… Read More

omak lake report

Omak Lake Fishing Report 11.12.14

With the Okanogan river flowing over 1800cfs and the Methow blown out as well I decided to enlist my best bud Matt Featherly (North 40 Archery Lead, Omak WA) to go catch some fish at Omak Lake. Arriving at Omak early in the morning the wind was blowing out on the lake sending in some… Read More

missouri river report

Mo Report 11.7.2014

Not a lot of reports coming in lately. Its been windy and many folks are busy hunting. Rick decided to kick back and chill with his buddies instead of battling the mid day breezes yesterday. Nick from our tools department had another plan. He fished the Missouri from sun up to sun down yesterday and… Read More

bozeman fly goods bug collar

Bug Collars

 We just received the new bug collars from Bozeman Fly Goods. If you have been on the internet lately, chances are you have come across them. We are excited to work these into some of our favorite winter patterns for the Missouri river. The bug collars make a great hot spot, adding both a metallic element… Read More

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27th Annual Captn’s Table Derby

This year was the 27th annual Captn’s Table Derby on Lake Pend Oreille. We have fished this derby for the last 7 years and this year some really big fish took the top placements. We had 360 anglers register for the derby this year and lake conditions were a just about right for the fishing.… Read More

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Out with the Old, In with the New

How do you know when it’s time to replace your fly line? Has it lost its floatability? Does it hinge and catch on your guides while casting? Is there a series of knuckles a mile long? If your line looks anything like the one shown or tends to resemble any of the above mentioned conditions,… Read More


Lake Turnover

According to the charts on’s website, the lake has turned over down in Bayview, ID. Although there still is a 54-55 degree surface temp near Hope, ID. Ever since the navy put in a temperature gauge off of one of their barges, I have been studying the effects that weather patterns have on Lake… Read More


Okanogan Steelhead Opener : 10.22.2014

STEELHEAD OPENER IS PRODUCING RESULTS  With the recent opener in the Omak/Okanogan area for steelhead Matt (North 40 Archery Lead, Omak, WA) and myself have been chomping at the bit to spend some much needed time in the water.  The Okanogan River is a particular favorite for myself because of its low fishing pressure and… Read More