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Old 09-15-2017, 08:05 AM
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With the eventual closing of Wholesale Sport here in Lethbridge there is going to be no more retail location for fly materials etc. Anyone know any local place to purchase materials. How about a Canadian one stop online store.
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Old 09-15-2017, 09:58 AM
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Try Robinson's Outdoor in Victoria. Prompt service and extensive inventory of materials, although you will have to go through a lengthy Excel spread sheet.

You can even speak directly to the manager, Matt King.
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Old 09-15-2017, 11:21 AM
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I have purchased online through The Fishin' Hole, Flymart, and Canadian Llama. I don't know that you could exactly call any of those "one stop". Silver Tip has some stuff locally, albeit quite limited apart from his signature wings, etc..
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Old 09-15-2017, 11:45 AM
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I have purchased online through The Fishin' Hole, Flymart, and Canadian Llama. I don't know that you could exactly call any of those "one stop". Silver Tip has some stuff locally, albeit quite limited apart from his signature wings, etc..
Wholesale is a madhouse right now....lined up to the reel counter in Leth.

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Old 09-15-2017, 11:55 AM
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Wholesale is a madhouse right now....lined up to the reel counter in Leth.

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Can't imagine why... apart from fly line at 30% off, everything else was quite cool for deals. Most stuff is 10% off list, with a few things at 20%. You can see the % off deals on the big thread in the general discussion forum.

I forgot to mention another online retailer, that I have not used myself but have heard several others mention as good... http://www.togenenterprises.com
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Old 09-18-2017, 05:21 PM
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With the eventual closing of Wholesale Sport here in Lethbridge there is going to be no more retail location for fly materials etc. Anyone know any local place to purchase materials. How about a Canadian one stop online store.
I feel your pain, from the same neck of the woods, Fishtales in cow town is good, I've always been treated with respect there, bought lots of stuff off of them, locally good luck, Vic Bergmans Crowsnest Angler is good. There will be a huge void with Wholesale gone, I know Lethbridges store is an earner. They're shuttin down the wrong store.
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I know Lethbridges store is an earner. They're shuttin down the wrong store.
They are not picking and choosing stores to close they are closing them all.
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They are not picking and choosing stores to close they are closing them all.
Yes, I am well aware of that, I meant they should be shuttin down the UFAs because they are a way bigger abortion than WSS ever was any time I've ever gone into to UFA it's been deserted and devoid of life.
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Yes, I am well aware of that, I meant they should be shuttin down the UFAs because they are a way bigger abortion than WSS ever was any time I've ever gone into to UFA it's been deserted and devoid of life.
Huh? The UFA store in the Fort always has what I am looking for and is a great place to by bird seed.
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Old 10-01-2017, 10:01 PM
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Huh? The UFA store in the Fort always has what I am looking for and is a great place to by bird seed.
How many other customers were in the store? And no the cashiers don't count! I'd bet my house I could count them on one hand.
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How many other customers were in the store? And no the cashiers don't count! I'd bet my house I could count them on one hand.
Well yes, about as many as I used to see in the fly fishing section of the WSS in Edmonton South Common, namely me and maybe somebody else, and almost never a sales person!
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Well yes, about as many as I used to see in the fly fishing section of the WSS in Edmonton South Common, namely me and maybe somebody else, and almost never a sales person!
I know I sure wouldn't buy gas at ufa down here in pincher creek, probably 10 years old, cant recall ever seein anyone at the pumps here, must say truckers sure like usin the parking lot to sleep in though
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Old 10-24-2017, 01:55 PM
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Togens Fly Shop 50% OFF Everything in there online store.SALE ENDS 10 31 17 FREE SHIPPING in Canada for $50.00 very good products fast service,read there testmonials
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Togens Fly Shop 50% OFF Everything in there online store.SALE ENDS 10 31 17 FREE SHIPPING in Canada for $50.00 very good products fast service,read there testmonials
Whoa thanks! I need hooks
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I work a few shifts per month in the fishing dept. at the Lethbridge WSS. Talked to a guy a few weeks ago who said he was very seriously thinking about opening a fly shop in Lethbridge.
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Canadian Llama has about the nicest beads you can get. Pretty good prices also and Togens hooks for sure at any time. Both Canadian stores.
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