Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Aqua Flies?
Aqua Flies is a fly design and manufacturing company with a focus on Steelhead flies.


What sets Aqua Flies apart from other fly manufacturers?
We start with proven, innovative patterns. Then we choose the best materials on the market: Whiting Farms feathers, Waddington Shanks, Gamakatsu hooks. The flies are hand tied under the supervision of a knowledgeable, lifelong fly fisherman. Quality and attention to detail are emphasized at every step.


Where can I buy these flies?
Our flies are available only through authorized retailers. Please contact a retailer listed on our BUY page. We will update the page as we add more dealers.


Can I sell your flies?
Please contact us if you are interested in becoming a dealer.


Do you carry inventory?
We do stock all of the flies that appear on our website. Orders are shipped to dealers from Northern California. Large orders will be produced at the factory, with a minimum lead time of 4 weeks.


Who are the men behind Aqua Flies?
Aqua Flies is owned and operated by Doug Brutocao. The flies are designed and field tested by Doug, Stuart Foxall, and John Ryzanych. All three men are passionate about fly fishing and have a long history in the industry.


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