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California Fly Shop
San Carlos, California
We like to fish!
Interests: fly fishing, adventure travel, fly tying, guided trips, fish chat
Recent Activity
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Tired of that clunky nail knot and leader butt at the end of your fly line? The California Fly Shop has a solution for you! Here's what you'll need: C&F Design 3-in-1 Nail Knot Pipe, sandpaper, Zap-a-Gap (thin-pink bottle), and a sharpie. Insert the 3-in-1 Nail Knot Pipe about one... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2011 at Urban Fish Tales
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Here at the California Fly Shop, clients are constantly asking for tips on local fishing spots. Many are surprised when one of our first recommendations is to fish the local San Mateo County surf - which is half an hour away from our shop. When most people think of fly... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2011 at Urban Fish Tales
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We've been going to the ISE (International Sportsman's Expo) for years as both fly shop owners and fishing enthusiasts. So when ISE decided to skip San Mateo this year we decided to throw a mini-fly fishing show of our own, to showcase the new 2011 products. We invited all of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2011 at Urban Fish Tales
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We have a neon sign! Designed by Karl Kirbus (Pro staffer of many talents) and built by Petersen Neon, you can see our sign on the Highway 101 side of our building. It's especially great at night! Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at Urban Fish Tales
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Behold, the hottest fly on the market today: Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2010 at Urban Fish Tales
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We wake up in the morning and look out the window. Fog. Surrounded by water and mountains the blurry landscape is a little surreal. A knock at the door signals morning coffee has arrived. The warm cabin has everything a person could want, and only the promise of adventure -... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2010 at Urban Fish Tales
Fished the East Walker with Ange for a couple of days this week. Those fish get hammered and are very moody. My goal was to get a big one on a streamer. Flows were a little low and probably should have fished the little bugs with an indicator. Larger fish... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2010 at Urban Fish Tales
Stand up, watch my balance and pull out some line. Roll cast the line in front of me, to make the line straight. Pick the line up in the air and cast back. False cast forward, using my hand to pull out more line. Back cast one more time. Wait... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2010 at Urban Fish Tales
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