From tying materials to apparel to tackle, our annual roundup of the best new gear for getting Canadian fly anglers in on the action
Best Tying Material
KAPOK DRY FLY DUBBING
Kapok is a buoyant natural fibre that’s long been used in life jackets, and now as dubbing for dry flies. Expanding on this, Semperfli has developed a dying method for Kapok featuring 28 colours, including fluorescent hues. Half the diameter of other dubbing materials, Kapok absorbs water very slowly, making it ideal for small, delicate dry flies with slender bodies. It’s available in single packs, as well as in 12- and 22-colour dispensers.