Frog Hair, Centipede Legs and Tentacles

January 28, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

“In reality, the array of feathers, hair, fur, skeins of yarn, and various sparkly, multi-hued synthetic materials stacked in the old Columbia Falls Post Office are ingredients for the 1,000-plus fishing fly patterns sold by the Montana Fly Co. Formed seven years ago by Adam Trina and Duncan Oswald, a pair of former Missoula fly-fishing guides and commercial fly-tiers, the company has grown at an astounding pace to become one of the nation’s top three wholesale dealers of flies and fly-tying materials.” You can visit the Montana Fly Company site here. Daryl Gadbow in the Missoula, Montana Missoulian.