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Fly fishing is a lot more than just a rod and reel. You need nippers, nets, and clamps, to start. But from there, it can become a bit overwhelming. It seems like there are as many manufacturers of tools as there are tools available! So we have taken it upon ourselves to bring you only the highest quality tools made by the best tool companies. When you reach for a clamp to remove a hook, or a bottle of floatant to dab a fly, you can rest assured that that clamp isn’t rusted and that it will grip, and that the floatant will actually help keep your fly on the surface. Yes, this is the "small stuff", but sometimes the small stuff can make or break your day on the water. Some of these are established necessities, and others are items that, once you do use them...will become...necessities.
In our eyes, the best dry fly floatant on the market today.
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detdesc::Leland on Loon Aquel Dry Fly Floatant



  • For keeping bugs on the surface, and keeping trout looking up, pick up a couple bottles of Loon Aquel Dry Fly Floatant. Silicon based and environmentally safe, Loon Aquel is, we think, the best fly floatant available. When rubbed into the hackles and body of your dry fly, Loon Aquel will help the fly retain its buoyancy, even on broken rapids and pourovers.
featdesc:: Loon Aquel Dry Fly Floatant

    • Net wt: 1/2 oz
    • Silicon based dry fly floatant
    • Works well in hot and cold conditions alike
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    Get your season started off right with the Loon Streamside Kit that has all the essentials.
    Price: $70.95
    Special Price: $70.95
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    desc::Get your season started off right with the Loon Streamside Kit that has all the essentials.
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    detdesc::Loon Streamside Kit
    • Includes Aquel,
    • BottomsUp Caddy,
    • Top Ride,
    • BioStrike,
    • UV Wader Repair,
    • Stream Line,
    • Deep Soft Weight,
    • a Zinger, Nippers
    • and Forceps.
    featdesc::Loon Streamside Kit

    • A sampling of our most popular accessories
    • Includes: Aquel, Top Ride, BioStrike, UV Wader Repair, Stream line, Deep Soft Weight, Bottom's up, Nippers, Forceps, Zinger
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    If world-class fly fishing guides have a nickname for Loon Top Ride, "Shake and Bake", then you know it must be good.
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    desc::If world-class fly fishing guides have a nickname for Loon Top Ride, "Shake and Bake", then you know it must be good.
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    Name::Loon Top Ride Shake Dry Floatant
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    detdesc::Loon Top Ride

    • Known as "Shake and Bake" by world class guides, this desiccant (drying agent) and powder floatant is fast and easy to use. A fly (still attached to the leader) goes in wet, and a few shakes later comes out dry and coated with a powder floatant.
    featdesc::Loon Top Ride

    • Powder floatant and drying agent in one
    • Easy to use shake application
    • Large cap opening for any size fly
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    Standard 5 1/2" forceps clamp for all-around trout fishing. Debarb, remove hooks and handle split shot. Non-glare black, will be sure not to spook weary trout.
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    desc::Standard 5 1/2" forceps clamp for all-around trout fishing. Debarb, remove hooks and handle split shot. Non-glare black, will be sure not to spook weary trout.
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    Name::Dr Slick Forceps Clamp, Black, Curved, 5.5 in.
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    detdesc:: Here's a basic tool that every trout fisherman needs; a flat 5 1/2" forceps clamp for de-barbing and removing hooks, putting on or removing split shot, or even a quick assist in tying or tightening knots. Non-glare black.
    featdesc::
    • High quality tools specifically for fly fishing
    • Designed by a fly fishing surgeon
    • Top quality stainless steel construction
    • Produced on the finest German and American machinery
    • Manufacturer's 100% satisfaction guarantee
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    Necessary for cutting heavy leaders, crimping wire, or removing hooks from your saltwater trophies.
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    desc::Necessary for cutting heavy leaders, crimping wire, or removing hooks from your saltwater trophies.
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    Name::Hatch Tempest Fishing Pliers with Case, Clear / Red
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    detdesc::Hatch Tempest Pliers




    • This year, Hatch decided to throw their hat into the ring and create the ultimate pair of angling pliers, the Hatch Tempest Pliers. The design criteria were simple. The Hatch Tempest Pliers are functional, corrosion resistant, lightweight, dual cutting blades, and auto expandable jaws.
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    Hatch Tempest Pliers

    • Weight: 5.6 oz
    • Width: 1.688"
    • Length: 7.5"
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    100m for trout. So, a single diameter line can be used effectively in all fly-fishing applications – fresh or saltwater.
    Price: $29.00
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    desc::100m for trout. So, a single diameter line can be used effectively in all fly-fishing applications – fresh or saltwater.
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    Name::Hatch Premium Braided Backing - 100m
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    detdesc::100m Hatch Premium Braided Backing



    • At Hatch, we’ve created a backing material that has the touch and
      feel of Dacron combined with the strength and diameter of Gel Spun in a
      single 8 braid PE line for use in all fly fishing applications.

    Why only one size backing?

    • Take
      a look at the chart below. You’ll see that the diameter of Hatch
      backing is equal to or less than our competitors’ products. Now look at
      the lb/kg ratings. You’ll notice right away that our material is
      stronger than everyone else’s. The diameter of the line determines how
      much backing builds up on the arbor of a reel, not the pound rating.
      So, a single diameter line can be used effectively in all fly-fishing
      applications – fresh or saltwater.
    featdesc::100m Hatch Premium Braided Backing
    • Length 100m
    • Diameter .015" / 37mm
    • Strength 68lb / 30kg
    • Conversion 100m = 108 yards
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    Go ahead splurge, you will never regret having a gentleman's knife.
    Price: $250.00
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    desc::Go ahead splurge, you will never regret having a gentleman's knife.
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    Name::Leland Abel Blade, Red with Leland Logo
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    New blade design for 2012!



    In our quest to always improve, Abel has re-designed the blade by
    increasing the thickness from .095 to .120 of an inch.  In addition to
    the improved thickness,  we've also increased the cutting edge by 20%.
    The blade is available with a flat grind and non-serrated only.



    Our files are filled with stories from anglers (both fly and
    conventional) who used a knife to get out of trouble: from the guy who
    stabbed a rogue bear in Canada to the fellow who tripped in a steelhead
    river and used his blade to cut himself free from loose flyline that had
    wrapped his feet.



    The AbelBlade knife is constructed of the finest components and
    materials including Made in the USA high carbon, high chrome, 154CM
    knife grade stainless steel. It has been hardened to 60RC; the handle or
    frame of the knife is cold finished 6061-T6 aircraft quality aluminum.



    While the blades of some knives can collapse, the “liner-lock,” (the
    blade-locking mechanism) – of fine heat treated spring steel – can’t
    close until you deliberately move it to the side with your thumb, thus
    allowing the blade to fold back. It is engineered for quick,
    single-handed use... vital when you need to hang onto a rod while
    cutting a snagged anchor rope, cut away brush while float-tubing or cut
    through a streamside tangle. It’s a must while camping, or on a float
    trip.



    The heavy-duty (removable) spring steel pocket clip has been designed
    to fit on the outside of your shirt, pants, wading shorts or wader
    pocket with the knife securely inside.



    This is essentially a custom knife that is available with or without a
    serrated blade. These knives are produced in limited numbers in our shop

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    Features:

    • Designed, Manufactured and Assembled in the USA
    • Anodized aluminum body construction 
    • Available in all Abel Finishes
    • 2 Year limited warranty on the jaws after initial purchase

    Materials:

    • Screws - 303 Stainless Steel
    • Body - T-6061 T6 Aluminum
    • Pin - 316 Stainless Steel

    Specifications:

    • Weight: 2.3 ounces
    • Blade: 2.85"
    • Length: 6.75"
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    When can you have the best in the world for 75 bucks? Go ahead your fishing deserves Abel quality.
    Price: $75.00
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    Features:

    • Designed, Manufactured and Assembled in the USA
    • Anodized aluminum body construction 
    • Replaceable jaws - machined out of premium grade stainless steel, then heat treated to 58-60rc
    • Saltwater resistant
    • Engineered to Cut 7x - 100 lb mono and braid line.
    • Available in all Abel Finishes
    • 2 Year limited warranty on the jaws after initial purchase

    Materials:

    • Screws - 303 Stainless Steel
    • Body - T-6061 T6 Aluminum
    • Jaws - Crucible CPM S35VN
    • Pin - 316 Stainless Steel

    Specifications:

    • Weight: .7 ounces
    • Height: .420"
    • Length: 1.800"
    • Top Width: .710"
    • Bottom Width: .560"
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    Your fishing deserves a remarkable lightweight aluminum pliers with tool steel cutting blades
    Price: $195.00
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    Name::Leland Abel Plier & Sheath - Red w/ Leland Logo
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    detdesc::Abel Plier & Sheath, Red
    • Secure your pliers to your belt or wading shorts with an optional
      hand-tooled Latigo leather carrying sheath; and be sure to see our
      pliers/knife combo. Abel Pliers come with a curled safety lanyard that
      may be secured to your belt or its own Latigo leather sheath. The curled
      lanyard will stretch approximately three feet. Unless you’re fishing
      almost every day, it is unlikely our tool steel jaws will ever wear out.
      If it becomes necessary, we will replace them and correctly align the
      pliers’ jaws at the factory for $20 plus shipping.
    featdesc::Abel Plier & Sheath, Red
    • Model #4 Pliers
    • 6.5 inches
    • 4.1 ounces
    • fresh and saltwater fly-fishing
    • They’ll remove a hook
    • Cut 250-pound braided wire or any size monofilament line made.
    • These pliers are a necessity when rigging saltwater leaders and are designed for this task.
    • With built-in bottle opener!
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    5" x 2.5"
    Price: $7.50
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    detdesc:: 5" x 2.5" diecut all weather sticker
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    Show that you Hatch.
    Price: $7.50
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    Name::Hatch Sticker 12"
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    detdesc::Hatch Sticker - 12" die cut all weather sticker
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    With Loop's UV Knot Sense you can smooth and strengthen your newly tied nail knots immediately.
    Price: $8.50
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    desc::With Loop's UV Knot Sense you can smooth and strengthen your newly tied nail knots immediately.
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    Name::Loon: UV Knot Sense Strengthens Knots and Flies, .5oz
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    detdesc::With UV Knot Sense you can smooth and strengthen your newly tied knots immediately. After application, it dries instantly with Loon's UV Mini Lamp, UV Power Light or with direct sunlight. Also works great for repairing damaged flies and completing household projects.
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    • Ideal for coating knots for strength
    • Smoothes knots to easily slide through guides
    • Cures soft and pliable
    • Instantly cures with sunlight or UV light
    • Quickly repairs damaged flies
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    There it is again! That's about the fifth time you've seen the same fish sipping in that spot. Or is it the same one? You've been straining against the glare. Your sunglasses are just too dark and the morning reflection is just too much to get a clear view. If only you hadn't left your polarized photochromic fishing sunglasses on the table in the lodge, instead of wearing these glasses from your beach vacation last January. If only you could convince your buddy to go back and grab them. Darn, there it is again. If you weren't looking for something subtle, it wouldn't matter. But Ol' Mossback is out there...

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    The Simple Story -Choosing the Best Sunglasses for Fishing

    Let’s cut right to the chase. The highest quality sunglasses are the best investment you can make when deciding on where your fly fishing dollars should go. The right sunglasses can make all the difference in the world when it comes to not only difficult ‘sight’ fishing, but, in fact, for improving all of your fishing. In fresh or saltwater, you need the best polarizing lenses to cut through the masking glare to see the true story of what’s above AND below the water’s surface. Judging the exact location of a fish can be as important as what that fish is feeding on. Your eyes get a hard work out during a full day of fishing and the best glasses not only protect your eyes from the full spectrum of the sun’s harmful rays, but soothe your eyes while enhancing your visual acuity on the water. So, it makes little sense to invest in a quality fly rod like a Sage, Winston, or a Scott, and then go out and attempt to fish in a cheap pair of sunglasses. You need to see at your best, and you simply can’t perform without the right stuff.

     

    Lens Polarization and Lens Materials

     

    There is no doubt that most important element of good fishing sunglasses is lens polarization. Without getting overly technical, polarization employs iodine crystals positioned vertically on a thin plastic film to absorb reflective light (better known as glare). This film, when sandwiched between two layers of lens material, acts like a molecular Venetian blind to filter out intense light that is aligned by smooth surfaces such as water or the hood of your car. Sunglasses without polarizing film will simply darken the brightness of the sun. They will not remove glare that is reflected off the water. In low light conditions or on foggy/cloudy days, non-polarized glasses are virtually useless for fishing situations. Try to look through the water surface to see fish? Forget about it!

     

     

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    Lens material is of particular importance to the fisherman.

    Polycarbonate plastic is a tough, shatterproof, lightweight alternative to glass. Leland Oakleys have changed all that with the development of their lenses that deliver razor-sharp clarity, impact-protection, superior scratch-resistance and glare-reduction all in one ultra-lightweight lens.

    There goes another rise in the same area. You start you cast and from behind you hear, "Wait, the big lunker just moved off." It's your buddy with your glasses on. "Okay," he tells you, "she's back in the feeding zone." You make the cast, see the take and set up. As you're fighting the leviathan, he promptly tells you how great YOUR sunglasses are!

     

    Lens Color

    Too many of us think that lens color doesn't play a role in the selection of the best performing glasses; if the glasses block out glare and look good on our faces then that’s about all we need to worry about. Wrong! Although fishing glasses come in a wide spectrum of lens tints, specific lens colors will actually enhance your eyes’ ability to see with increased contrast and definition, particularly in lower light conditions when trout and other gamefish are usually the most active. Generally, a warm spectrum color such like the Leland Oakley All Day Lens absorbs the greatest amount of higher energy blue light wavelengths compared to cooler lens tints, and thereby allows your eyes to focus more clearly on objects, particularly at distance. These warm tints are also more soothing on your eyes and tend to function better across a range of brightness. Thus, the ever-popular classic Gray color is usually not your best choice for an all-around fishing glass.


    You can hear the guide whisper, “Permit 80 feet at 1 o'clock." You gently turn, start your cast as you search for the silver-gray fish you know is there. Your eyes adjust and you spot the 15 pounder, suspended just off the bottom, nose up in the tidal current. As your heart pounds in your chest, all you can think is "Just let me make this cast!” At this moment, there is no better place to be than on the bow of this boat, rod in hand, with the right pair of sunglasses on.


    Lens Shape and Frame Fit

    I’ve sold high tech sunglasses to mountaineers and fly fishermen for over thirty years, and I can tell you that, regardless of how many features a glass has, vanity usually holds sway; the first thing that we all do when trying on a new pair is to look in the mirror. Now don't get us wrong, we like styling with the best of them; but the fit comes first. The important part about picking the shape and size of a pair of sunglasses is function and comfort. At Leland, we’ve done our homework and chosen the sunglass models that not only look great, but whose frames have proven to fit people the best. The Leland Edition Polarized Sunglasses by Oakley are versatile and sleek, providing all day comfort and protection. Of course, faces, like feet, come in different sizes, so we’ve classified each model of sunglass frame into whether it tends to fit smaller, average, or larger faces. In our opinion, these are the top fishing sunglasses available.

    You've never seen clearer water; the permit appears to be hanging in mid air. Heck, you can even see the fish's shadow. You make the cast and watch your fly fall, a perfect cast. You watch in amazement as the permit, in slow motion, tips down and your fly disappears, STRIKE NOW!

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