Abel Pliers

THE ABEL PLIERS We precision-machine these remarkable lightweight aluminum pliers with tool steel cutting blades. Abel Model #4 Pliers at 6.5 inches and just 4.1 ounces are for fresh and saltwater fly-fishing. They’ll remove a hook, cut 250-pound braided wire or any size monofilament line made. These pliers are a necessity when rigging saltwater leaders and […]


Abel Zinger

THE ABEL ZINGER It took awhile, but fly reel manufacturer and creative machine shop Abel Automatics, Inc. has streamlined, modernized and perfected the ubiquitous tool found on virtually every fly fisher’s vest: the zinger. Used to hold nippers, clippers, de-barbing pliers, fly floatant, scissors or magnifying glasses – to name a few – within easy reach […]


Abel Nippers

Features: Designed, Manufactured and Assembled in the USA Anodized aluminum body construction Replaceable jaws – machined out of premium grade stainless steel, then heat treated to 58-60rc Saltwater resistant Engineered to Cut 7x – 100 lb mono and braid line. 2 Year limited warranty on the jaws after initial purchase *Fish Graphic options may take up […]

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Clear Creek-9-21-2016

Clear Creek is fishing excellent right now.  The cloudy weather we’ve been experiencing along with cold night time air temperatures has made the water temperature drop.  This change in weather has sparked some extra vigor in the fish to start packing on the weight for the upcoming winter.  Concentrate on deeper pockets with a dry […]

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Things To Do

Join us for Orvis 101 Tomorrow 9-24

Have you always wanted to try fly fishing, but didn’t have the equipment? Don’t miss our Orvis 101 class tomorrow from 10-11am here at the shop.  If you have never been before, it is an excellent way to get a quick introduction to fly fishing with some of our guides and shop employees.  We will […]

Big Thompson River-9-20-2016

The Big T has been fishing really lately as of late.  The cooler day time temperatures and cold night time temperatures have really dropped the water temperatures.  This has many benefits.  First of all, this makes the fish and bugs happy.  Secondly, it makes the fisherman happy, because its not dreadfully hot on the water.  […]