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Today at Jimmy’s 1-11

Guys I have really good news if you have been looking to upgrade your fly tying vise. Renzetti has made some changes to the Traveler series and that means we are offering the Traveller 2200 series on sale for $149.95! Renzetti is a great vise and I personally have been tying on one for many years…I just love it! This is a rare opportunity to get a good deal on a great vise. We have a selection of base and clamp models while supplies last.


Today at Jimmy’s 1-10

We got a few more fly tying materials/tools in that I want to share with you all.

Jungle Cock has been somewhat hard for us to get our hands on the last few years. We now have a good supply of loose feathers from Spirit River and we are more than happy to special order a full cape for you.







The Light Saber which is a UV curing light from Spirit River is rugged and seems to be a much higher quality that what we have been seen or sold in the past. Its also under $10, which is crazy because the Clear Goo curing light from Hareline is $60.

Looking for something specific? We always do special orders on material we can get. Also we are very close on getting Krelix flash for tying the Krelix minnow. More to come on that topic later.


Today at Jimmy’s 1-3

I wanted to give you all a heads up on a few new items we have got in the shop.

Bug Bond UV Cure Resin. We have this in the Original clear and the Original Lite formula. This glue requires a UV Lamp to cure the glue when used while tying flies.

Another tying item we now have is the Spirit River UV2 Super Schlappen. We have all the colors for steelhead flies. The feathers are dyed through a process called Ultravision. This is a process that enhances the material by adding visibility and natural color spectrum.

The last item is the book Sunlit Riffles and Shadowed Runs by Kent Cowgill. This book is a collection of stories based in the United States about fly fishing. You can guarantee that there will be some funny and inspirational tales within the pages of this book.


Today at Jimmys 1-2-12

I was fortunate enough to do a little saltwater fishing over the Christmas break down in California and had a blast. My family goes down to California quite a bit and My favorite thing to do is fly fish for sharks out of San Diego. In the summer months you are fishing for Mako and Blue Sharks. The Makos are nuts, they can easily get 10-15′ out of the water on their jumps. My First trip was in September 2010 when we hooked, leadered, and released a monster Mako¬† around 12 feet long and around 1,000lbs on a sage Xi3 16wt. Check out the video link below, make sure you watch the whole thing!


Needless to say after that trip I was obsessed and I try to get after them a few times each year. Our most recent trip was on 12/21/12 and yes I did plan to be shark fishing when the Mayans said the world would end! In the winter you are targeting Blue Sharks as the Makos leave looking for warmer water. We had a great trip, it took a while before any sharks showed up in the slick, but once they did we were mugged. There were times when we had 4 sharks around the boat at the same time looking for something to munch on. I took a bunch of video of the day that you can watch by copying and pasting the link below.



I had a blast and I will be down there again for sure this summer!



Todat at Jimmy’s 12-18

Day #7 is here and T-Shirts are the selected item for our 12 Gifts for Christmas!

We have a large selection of T-Shirts. Long sleeve and short sleeve with many different logos and fish art printed on these shirt. T-Shirts make great stocking stuffer’s and great gifts. Nothing like lounging around the house on Christmas day sporting a t-shirt from your favorite fly shop!


Today at Jimmy’s 12-17

Day #6 of the 12 Gifts for Christmas promotion and today we are featuring the Simms Bulkley Jacket which is a insulated wading jacket.

This jacket features a 2 Layer Gore-Tex shell and is insulated with Primaloft. This jacket is perfect for the Steelhead angler who enjoys fishing in the colder months.


Today at Jimmy’s 12-14

Today is day #5 and this is a must have for most anglers and that is Gear bags. There are lots of options to choose from.

We have bags that you can store your waders in, bags for reel, chest packs, lumbar packs, and back packs. We have everything you can think of for hauling your gear around. The hardest part is deciding which bag. Swing into the shop and we will be happy to help you decide.


Today at Jimmy’s 12-13

Guess what it’s Day #4 of our 12 Gifts of Christmas. Today we are featuring Montana Fly Company fly boxes!

The fly boxes come in assortment of different artwork and all have slitted foam for holding a large amount of flies. These fly boxes are beautiful and come in a very reasonable price. You can never have to many fly boxes to hold all your flies. Come on down and pick one up and fill it with some great flies in the shop for our local watersheds. Will even wrap it up for you with our fish wrapping paper!


Today at Jimmy’s 12-12

Today is 12-12-12…so what awesome gift idea am I going to feature for day #3 of our 12 Gifts for Christmas promotion? Well today we are going to feature the Patagonia Men’s Forage Sweater.

You can’t help loving the classic look of the forage sweater with the patches on the elbows and the shoulder. This sweater is 100% lambswool, and with the quality that Patagonia is known for this sweater will last for years. The Forage sweater is perfect for cool nights on the river, hunting in the fall or lounging around the campfire in the evenings.


Today at Jimmy’s 12-11

Day #2 of our 12 Gift for the Holidays. Today’s gift idea is a Buff.

A buff is usually used as sun protection while fishing, but it has several different uses. A face mask while skiing powder, a hat, dog collar and my favorite, disguising ones identity while robbing a Bank. Whatever you decide to use a Buff for there is no argument that they make great Christmas presents. We just got a new shipment in with may different patterns for Men and Women.