Al Buhr started building fly lines in the late 1970's as a way to improve his Steelhead fishing. In 1980 he met Jim Green and joined the Fenwick team. Al mentored under Jim Green in both rod and line design. In 1989 Al joined Sage rods and shortly after teamed with Scientific Anglers. In 1994 with Bruce RIchards of SA he designed the Mastery Spey/Salmon Taper and later the Short Head and Mid Head Spey lines.
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