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TAILHUNTER OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
CAPTAIN JOHN TARR
Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures and Captain John Tarr are very fortunate to have built a great reputation, as a fishing guide and fishing guide service that has allowed them to become business partners with some of the best in the fishing world. These partners include world renowned anglers, outdoor enthusiasts, equipment suppliers, lodges, and more. Check them out and see what they have to offer, to make your fishing and outdoor adventures even better!
Flip Pallot is a long time friend, a mentor, and the reason I began fly fishing at the age of 15. Since becoming friends, I've had the opportunity to shoot television shows, commercials, and product review spots with him. We spend a lot of time on the water together, fishing and hunting. A true legend, I feel blessed to be able to reach out to him for advice and some friendly conversation. Click the link above to visit his personal web site and learn more about a True Outdoorsman!
Costa Del Mar Sunglasses
"See what's out there", their motto says it all. Considered my hometown sunglass company, I have been a Costa supporter for decades. This has led to a partnership that I am extremely proud of. From their quality products to their dedication to conservation and restoration, there isn't a finer group on the planet. They are a huge supporter of the "Kick Plastic" campaign and are always looking for ways to support local businesses and local causes. If you are a serious angler, you should be wearing Costa; a lens for every condition and a frame for every face. My personal lens choice: Sunrise Silver Mirror
Z-Man Fishing Products
I have used every time of soft plastic that I can think of, during my 30 plus years of fishing this area. All throughout that time, I never found a product that would last, acted quite like I wanted, or offered more than one or two ways to rig it. Well, that all changed last winter, when a friend and fellow guide introduced me to Z-Man Fishing Products. Their soft plastics are AWESOME! Long lasting, designed to offer a variety of rigging techniques, and each one has lifelike movement that many others don't have. I was so impressed, that I gave away all of my others and went to nothing but this product. From bass fishing to saltwater, they offer a great product that no one else compares to.
Umpqua Feather Merchants
Upmqua has been in the fly fishing business for a long time. They offer a wide range of flies, fly tying supplies, leaders, tippet and gear. I have been working with this company for more than 10 years and they commercially tie and offer my Sexy Slider fly. It has been great working with a company that is as passionate about fly fishing as I am and offers quality merchandise and reasonable prices.
KG Custom Rods
Captain Kent Gibbens has been a friend for a long time. Kent is a professional guide who also happens to be one of the finest rod builders I have known. When I managed the fly shop, I sent all of the repair work I could to Kent, because he was better than the manufacturers. I still send my personal rods to him for repair and all of my conventional gear is custom made by him, for me. All I have to do is tell Kent what I need a rod to do and let his decades of experience go to work. I have never been disappointed! I guarantee you won't be either!
Flymen Fishing Co.
Flymen Fishing Company offers some of the most innovative flies and fly tying materials around. They are known for Fish Skull heads, Double Barrel Popper Heads and their collection of Blane Chocklett's Game Chagner Fly. Their fish spines allow for the creation of the most realistic movement you can obtain with a fly. These flies are great for snook, tarpon, redfish, seatrout, pike, muskies, and a lot more. The site includes tying videos and instructions, along with photos to help keep you innovating for years to come. Check them out, you will not be disappointed!
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