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Welcome to The Eclectic Angler!

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Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.

~Henry David Thoreau


Build your own Fly Reel

with one of our build-it-yourself fly reel kits

 

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Completed Reel

 


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Make Your Own Fly Lines!

Make your own fly lines and tenkara lines with John Betts' unique line making method! These lines are simple to make, inexpensive, have the look and feel of silk lines but are completely synthetic. John's book Fly Lines - how to make them and pre-packaged Fly Line Materials Kits make it simple.

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ON SALE!

3D Printed Tenkara Line and Furled Leader spools

This is our new version 2 that is narrower. These are perfect to store your furled tenkara lines and furled leaders.


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Now in two sizes!

Otter Butter Hand-crafted Line and

Leader Dressing

Otter Butter is a fly line and furled leader and tenkara line dressing we hand-craft ourselves. It comes in a large screw lid metal can for line dressing and a convenient smaller snap lid container for leader and tenkara lines. Both packages include a chamois applicator pad.


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New!

Personal Furling Machine

Introducing our new Personal Furling Machine - an affordable and high quality machine for making your own furled leaders and tenkara lines in both two or three strand furls!


Check our Specials!

~ save 20% on Brass Reel kits ~


New release

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     The History and Evolution of the Trout Fly        

New release

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     In Search of Samuel Phillippe Rods     


 

 

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Get a copy of our free eBook:

Ten Tips to Customize Your Reel

 

 

 


Check out our other Great Products!

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Reel Kits

Line Combo Packs

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Suede Reel Cases

The Reelsmith's Primer

Reels & Making Them

 

Reel Plans


Current Top Sellers

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    Otter Butter Leader Floatant - Small