Press Release

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – June 13, 2018.  Wapsi Fly, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer and wholesale distributor of fly tying materials, has acquired Skip’s Original Turn On Indicators, formerly of Navajo Dam, New Mexico.

Developed in 1990 by accomplished fly fisherman and product designer Skip Halterman, these remarkable, convenient indicators are sold in most fly shops across the U.S.A. and in every fly fishing country around the world.  They are the first strike indicator to receive a U.S. patent and have been featured in numerous magazines for their outstanding design.

“Skip Halterman has built an amazing brand and an extremely loyal customer following,” said Pat Neuner, Product Development Manager of Wapsi.  We are proud to add this excellent brand to our portfolio of products and look forward to providing the same level of quality and service that Skip has been known for.

More information about Skip’s Original Turn On Indicators can be found at

Founded in 1945, Wapsi Fly, Inc. employs approximately 50 employees at its Mountain Home facility.  Wapsi’s fly fishing brands include Anglers Image®, Terra™, Lightning Strike™, UTC™, SLF, Killer Caddis, and Fly Furniture.