Atlantic Salmon Flies: Single Fly Custom Order

I started formal framing of my flies. Good looking flies deserve framed and displayed. I hope my flies might please someone's eyes. Also I came to realize it's dressers' responsibility to offer/include frames (& mats) and framing the fly for the customer. After all, it's only dressers who can handle 3-dimension objects better than anyone else!

I developed a couple of methods so the fly can literally "Float" in the frame.

I've been getting orders from various customers. Some say my frames are for their own display/decoration, while others say they are for gifts/presents to family/friends. I'm very happy to hear that my flies & frames are used for those purposes and when I hear good reviews back from customers.


Custom & personal background

$175.00 per frame - includes UPS shipping cost (for US customers).
Multi-frame customers and international customers, please inquire. 

For super complicated and time-consuming patterns like some of Traherne's patterns, I will charge more accordingly. 

Extra cost for personal background with your own picture(s) like The Captain and The Wild Irishman above. That's because I have to figure out what would be the best way to frame & mount for both picture and fly. Then I have to design and cut out mat(s) specifically. Starting from $25

About Materials:
All flies will be tied on Traditional-antique hooks in display quality (3/0, 4/0, 5/0), twisted silk gut eye.  Then I use Substitute/Alternative feathers in place of hard-to-acquire exotic feathers. Well, majority of dressers prefer dyed turkey tails in place of swan feathers, so.......!?  My Sub/Alt materials are in very high grade. However if you really want flies to be dressed with genuine materials as listed in classic literature, I can look around. I have to charge accordingly plus please allow extra time till I acquire those feathers. We'll discuss upon ordering.

I'm a fly-fishing outfitter so from June to October, I'm busy guiding anglers and simply can't work on these intricate objects (as you know, I do tie trout flies during my guiding months to stock myself but that's a different story!). Please hold your interests for winter and spring. Completing one fly and one frame would usually take 1 week, 10 days, up to 2 weeks.

Please refer my Gallery pages. The page includes some of my finest work. I can certainly dress most of known/published patterns.

I accept credit card, check, and cash.
Please contact me: 406-223-3225 or email:

 Remember I'm lefty. So I always set all flies this way. It's just a super natural and normal habit for me. If you want me to frame the other way = facing right = let me know, because most likely I wrap the ribbing the other way from my normal way. Rest are symmetrical. 

Either whole antler or just a section of it, deer and elk antlers go really well when displaying Atlantic Salmon flies. Working on antlers is another passion of mine. I have come up with my own style!!
All of these antlers (deer or elk) are colored and treated so it won't decay. Upon ordering, we can discuss style and colors. If someone wants antlers painted in blue or red, I could do that.....but I personally stick with natural coloration, just like wood-crafts, that will express Mother Nature and even history of antlers. 
Clear & protective case, with which you can enjoy views from both sides.
PRICES and shipping fees follow the same as stated above!!


Tool holders: I can design holes that accommodate some of your tools. This is totally up to how the surface of antler looks like and how long the antler is. 

Engraving: I carve letters for you! - as long as it's not too many letters or requesting special font(s). This is also depending on the surface of the antler. 

If you are interested, please contact me via call: 406-223-3225 or email:

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