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Description

Swiss Straw

Swiss Straw, also known as Raffia is a thin straw like material. This material absorbs water to help reduce the buoyancy of the fly. Swiss Straw is great for; wing cases on nymphs, backs on scuds and sow bugs as well as shells for crayfish and shrimp patterns.

Swiss Straw can be colored with permanent marker once on the fly to customize your pattern.

We offer Swiss Straw in the colors shown below.

AmberBlackBrownClear
AmberBlackBrownClear

CreamDark BrownDark Olive
CreamDark BrownDark Olive
DunGingerOliveWhite
DunGingerOliveWhite

Each package contains approximately 15 feet of material.

To order, please select from the list above.


Reviews
Ginger Swiss Straw
USA
About Me:
Biologist
A great product! It is durable and easy to handle. Ginger is the perfect color for tying Hexagenia limbata (a.k.a., Hex) nymphs. Details like thorax and abdomen segmentation can be drawn in with a color Sharpie. There is a generous amount of material in the package.
Pros: Easy to use, Durable, Excellent color match
Cons: None Specified
Best Uses: None Specified
Great for wing cases
Verified
Buyer
Delaware
About Me:
none
This stuff looks great for wing cases and scuds. Many other uses.
Pros: Easy to use
Cons: none
Best Uses: Wing cases, scuds
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