2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Here are some scenes from the 2010 International Fly Tackle Dealer Show, held Sept. 9-11 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Chico Fernandez (left) and Kristen Mustad of Nautilus Reels inspect some of the goods.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

A selection of new rods at the Ross Reels booth.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Jeff Patterson and Don Swanson hold down the fort behind the Abel counter. On display were products such as...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...one of their new reels, the Super 7-8N.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Tarpon legend Andy Mill played a lead role in the design of Hardy's new line of saltwater rods and reels.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Casting phenom Tim Rajeff (center) busy at work at Airflo and Echo.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Guy Tillotson (left) meets with Doug Cummings of Royal Wulff Products.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Artist extraordinaire Derek DeYoung begins a new painting.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Scientific Anglers always has a busy show in Denver, and this year...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...the company was displaying a host of new lines, including the Mastery Textured saltwater series, which looks to be very solid.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Joan Wulff, the first lady of fly fishing, shows off good form, while...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...Kara Armano talks about Sage's SCS (Sealed Carbon System) reels.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

So many flies...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...so many choices. TFO president Rick Pope inspects the bins.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Mike Gawtry of LL Bean discusses some of the company's new offerings. Here's one of them, the...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...Big Water Rain Jacket.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

FFSW's marketing man Mike Reynolds holds down the fort, while...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...Sandy and Sue Moret come by for a quick visit, followed by...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...David Thompson (left), owner of Fishpond. Speaking of Fishpond...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...they've always got one of the coolest booths at the show.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Redington also had a flashy booth this year, with a number of new apparel offerings.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

David Hadden (right) explains how a Freedom Hawk kayak operates.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

The Buff presence continues to grow each and every year, while...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...Florida Keys guide Bruce Chard has been an industry mainstay for years.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Relative newcomers to the fly industry, RailRiders' Kelly Frissora and John d'Arbeloff prepare some of the company's fine apparel offerings.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Time for a quick fly-tying competition! Speaking of which...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...if you're going to get serious about tying, Dr. Slick's products are as good as they get. Steve Fournier (right) and Jay have a little fun in between clients.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Richard Wheatley fly boxes are among the best in the business, and...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...this man is too: reel maker par excellence Ted Juracsik, pictured here with his new Tibor Signature Series.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Ted takes time to visit with another excellent reel maker, Ray Hutcheson (right), of Sea Level FlyFishing.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Ray looks at his latest creation, a terrific new tarpon/billfish box.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Everyone knows this guy! Longtime FFSW contributor Nick Curcione (right) hams it up with the boys from TFO.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Rio has a fly line for every occasion.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

John Harder of Rio and Craig Hayes, owner of Turneffe Flats lodge, look at some of C&F; Designs' new fly boxes.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Retailers gather around Orvis' display of fly reels. On the opposite wall were...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...Orvis' waders, which have always been some of the best in the business.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

M-Clips - a cool way to carry your cash!
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Winston's new Boron IIIx series were very popular...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...out on the casting ponds in Denver.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Greg Randolph (left) of Smith Optics shows off some of the company's new wares.
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

Headed off to the casting pond to try a new Sage!
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

There was big news brewing in Denver, of course, and the crowd gathered to learn...
2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

2010 Fly Tackle Dealer Show

...that the show would move to New Orleans for 2011. AFFTA chairman Jim Klug is showered with confetti after making the announcement. See you in the Big Easy next year!