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Hand-Crafted Flies & Fly Rods

30 Years of Hand Tying Experience

Hand Crafted Fly by Chris CucharaleFor more than 3 decades, New York State Licensed Guide, Chris Cucharale, has been hand tying flies commercially within Central New York.  He has passed on these experiences and intricate techniques; derived throughout the past 30 years, to many individuals. If you've never had the experience of fly fishing in the great outdoors; the thrill of catching a fish on these tiny hand crafted flies is truly an event of a lifetime!  Be sure to check out our exquisite photos of Salmon, Steelhead and Trout caught using Chris' flies!

Hand Crafted Fly by Chris CucharaleCustom orders:
Rod and Raquettes accepts orders for custom tied flies to order.  For more information and pricing, please contact us today!

Instruction:
Personalized fly-tying instruction is also available for individuals or groups.  Give the gift fly-tying instruction to your favorite outdoorsmen or employee today.  Contact Rod & Raquettes for customized pricing options.

Personalize Your Own Fly Rod

To add to the thrill, there is nothing more exhilarating than landing a remarkable fish with a custom built fly rod, designed just for you. From the finest blanks made by Sage, Orvis, Winston and more, Chris hand selects unique components that will surely give you a genuine rod of quality and distinction.

All Fly Rods are made to order and make wonderful gifts.  Call Rod & Raquettes today to order your custom made fly rod.  Spinning rods and gift certificates are also available upon request.

Handcrafted rod by Chris CucharaleHand Crafted Rod by Chris Cucharale