Float 'N Fish Fly Tying Materials

Float 'N Fish has the largest selection of Hooks and Fly Tying Materials of any fly fishing specialty shop in New Mexico.  In addition to the large selection of tying materials, Float 'N Fish personnel can provide the expertease to assist you in putting together the right set of materials for your tying needs.  Not all available materials are listed below.
 

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Hook Terminology

Gape - Distance between the point and the shank.  Some manufacturers apply special terminology to gape sizes to describe larger gapes.  Examples would be 2X wide, 2.5X wide, etc, to describe a larger hook gape rather than the standard hook gape for that size of hook.

Shank - Many manufactures use special terminology to describe hook shank length using terms such as 2X - 5X Long, to describe longer hook shanks or 1X - 3X Short to describe shank lenghts shorter than standard.

Eye - Manufacturers build hooks with various eye designs to optimize the hook for different fishing condiotions. Examples would be Turned Up Eye (common with Steelhead and Salmon Flies), Turned Down Eye (common with most Dry Flies and Nymphs), Parallel Eye and Straight Eye (excellent for small Dries and Nymphs).

Curve / Bend - Several manufacturers have specialty hooks with special hook bends for various fishing conditions. Examples would be Reverse Bend, Scud, Sproat, Limerick, Natural Bend, etc.

Barb / Points - Manufacturers has many specialty barb and point designs that are popular for specific fly designs.  

 
Float 'N Fish has an extensive collection of hooks including those very hard to find Midge hooks down to size 32 for Midge fishing. 

Dry Fly Hooks Dai-Riki Mustad Tiemco Daiichi
Standard Dry Fly Hook, Downeye 305 94840
AC94840
AC80000BR
TMC100
TMC921
TMC5210
1310
1170
1180
Barbless Dry Fly Hook   94845 TMC900BL 1190
Straight Eye Dry Fly Hook 310 94859 TMC101
TMC501
1480
1640
Up Eye Dry Fly Hook   94842 TMC5011 1330
Fine Wire Dry Fly Hook 300 94833 TMC5290 1480 (Straight Eye)
Fine Wire 2x-3x Long Dry Fly Hook   94831 TMC2312
TMC2302
TMC5212
 

Nymph and Streamer Hooks Dai-Riki Mustad Tiemco Daiichi
Standard Sproat 070 (Light)
075 (Heavy)
3906
AC 3906
TMC3769 1530 (1x Short)
1550
1x Long 070 3906 B
AC 3906 B
7957B
TMC3761 1560
2x Long 730 9671
AC9671
TMC5262 1710
3x Long 710
270 (curved)
9672
AC 9672
AC80050BR (curved)
TMC5263
TMC200R (curved)
2461
1720
1270 (curved)
4x Long 700
700B (bent shank)
9764
79580
AC 79580
TMC9394
TMC9395
2220
1750
6x Long   9575
36620
AC 36890
TMC300 2340
J171
Scud, Caddis, Pupa Hook 135 AC80250BR
AC80200BR
TMC2457
TMC2487
1130
1150
J220

Hooks - Tiemco, Dai-Riki, Daiichi, Mustad, Lightning Strike - Float 'N Fish has a very large selection of hooks for all types of fly tying from freshwater to saltwater, including those hard to find ultra small hooks (size 32) for Midge fishing on tailwaters.

Threads - all fly tying thread types from saltwater to dryfly to ultra small Midge threads, including sizes 14/0 to Size A Rod Wrapping Threads, Kevlar, Wires and Tinsels - Lagartun and UTC French Tinsel and Wire to Double XX Fine, in all colors.

Fly Tying Vises - Renzetti, Dyna-King, Terra, Griffin Dubbing - extensive collection of both natural and synthetic dubbing materials and blends. Call for specifics on availability.

Fly Tying Tools - Dr. Slick, Renzetti, Griffin, Metz

Feathers - Whiting Capes, Saddle, Saddle Packs, Bugger Packs, Fashion Packs (limited availability), Marabou, Jungle Cock, Pheasant, Goose, Turkey, Partridge, Grouse and many more.

Hair - Rabbit, Mink, Muskrat, Raccoon, Coyote, Badger, Squirrel, Caribou, Moose, Elk, Deer and many Exotic hairs. We also carry a large selection of synthetic hairs including Craft Fur, Fishair, Superhair, Enrico Puglisi EP-Fibers,

Rubber Latex/Tubing -all colors and sizes including Midge, micro and standard tubing.

Rubber Tentacles & Hopper Legs, Scud Backs, Rubber Hackle.

Flash and Tinsel - Krystal Flash, Flashabou, Fluoro-Fiber

Chenille - Ultra, Standard, Tinsel, Estaz, Core Braid

Egg Material - Glo-Bug yarns, McFlyfoam, Glue Gun Sticks, Rubber Real Eggs

Beads and Eyes- metal and glass, all sizes and colors