New vacation notice in blog below.
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We'll be away for Christmas.

We'll be away........

     We'll be away from Sept 23, 2023 until about Oct 13, 2023.  As usual orders will be accepted and we'll answer all email messages during.  However, no orders will be filled or shipped until we return.  We hope this doesn't inconvenience you or obstruct your plans.        Thanks and see you all when we return.

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We'll be away for a week in August.

     We'll be away from Saturday, August 12, 2023 until Sunday, August 20, 2023.  As usual, nothing will be made or shipped during that time but orders will be accepted.  We will be in touch and can be contacted at our usual email address during that time.  Please keep in mind to place orders as early in the week before as practical so they will get out before we leave.      Thanks and Good Luck fishing.      dan

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I'll be away from Friday April 28, 2023 thru Sunday April 30, 2023. As usual orders will be accepted, but none will be filled or shipped during that time.  We'll be in contact and can be reached by email at

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Vacation notice.

Sorry but I forgot to post a notice that I’d be away from Thursday April 20 thru Monday April 24.  I’ll be back on Tuesday the 25th.  As usual I’ll be in touch and can answer emails and accept orders during that time but nothing will be made or shipped. Again my apologies for not post a notice beforehand.          dan

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Change in shipping procedures and costs

As usual The US Postal Service has issued their annual price increases on Jan 22, 2023.  In addition the service also eliminated their Regional Rate A and B size boxes and service.  As some or you know I was in the habit of charging for regular Priority Mail Flat Rate shipping at the time of checkout and giving refunds when it was possible to use the Regional Rate boxes instead.  Unfortunately this will no longer be possible as the Regional Rate has been eliminated. I always make every effort to keep shipping costs down and will continue that practice but...

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