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reat Feathers is a Baltimore and Gunpowder River area brick and mortar fly shop staffed by fly fishermen and fly tiers with a passion for the sport. We are committed to providing you the best fly fishing feathers, materials, products and service while sharing our obsession.

As you search throughout our website, you’ll see our fly fishing know-how. We stay current with the latest trends but we never forget the roots of our pastime. We fish and tie with the materials we sell. In fact, you’ll find nothing in our shop that someone here doesn’t use and like.

We go to great effort to procure the finest in tackle, gear and fly tying materials from around the world and, to provide the very best prices we can

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reat Feathers is the go-to fly shop for all the fly tying supplies and material you need to practice the precision craft of tying flies for your favorite sport. Visit our store front in Sparks, Maryland (North of Baltimore and south of York, PA)or check out our online selection.

It’s easy to let your imagination soar when you’re browsing through the materials, both natural and synthetic. However, selecting feathers, threads, beads, fur and hooks is only part of what you need to make the perfect fly. What about all the tools and equipment that help you put together the bits and pieces?

Great Feathers recognizes that the quality of the flies you tie depends on the quality of your supplies. You don’t need the most expensive tools in our shop, but you do need to understand what you are looking for and buy the best you can for the kinds of flies you create. Our knowledgeable Great Feathers staff are always available in person or online to discuss exactly what supplies are necessary to tie flies like all the other pros trout fishing in the cold water from Prettyboy Reservoir, through the Big Gunpowder Falls River, and into the Chesapeake.

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ne of the most difficult but pleasurable decisions you have to make while preparing to tie your own fishing flies is selecting fly tying materials. The choices appear endless, from feathers and furs to hooks and beads. Aren’t you lucky that the staff at the Great Feathers fly shop in Sparks MD (North of Baltimore) is just waiting to help you?


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