All of Wapsi’s hides are chosen and cut by Tom Schmuecker, 30+ year owner of Wapsi Fly. Tom’s vast experience in selecting, processing, dyeing and cutting hides is unparalleled in the industry. Since Tom has always been a passionate fly tyer, he knows what sets apart an excellent fly tying material from one that is coarse and difficult to work with. This combined knowledge insures that our product is the finest available to the fly tyer.
Elk Body Hair is used for many popular dry fly patterns