About Us

Scotty Sparnon founded and established Saltwater Fly Workshop in 1993.

At age 15 Scotty picked up his first fly rod while fishing for Monster Trout in privatley stocked dams while visiting family friends in Ballarat, Victoria. This is where Scotty met Jim Allen, owner of Compleat Fly Fisher, Melbourne.

After this chance of meeting, Scotty went onto tie Saltwater Flies for Compleat Fly Fisher.

At 18 years of age, Scotty was guiding out of the Drysdale River in the Kimberly in a very remote location.

At the time his business was known as Drysdale Floatplane Fishing Safaris - Kununnura, Western Australia. Owned and Operated by Scotty himself.

Two decades since, Scotty has an impressive career fishing at National Tournament Level with many successful achievments to his credit.

 A seasoned and well travelled angler, guide & skilled fly tyer and highly respected in the Fishing Community.

These day’s, Scotty and his partner Frankie consults and tie Saltwater Flies commercially for the likes of Dean Butler, Rod Harrison, Peter Morse, and many other Professional Anglers and Professional Fishing Guides across the globe. 

Saltwater Fly Workshop specialise in innovative Saltwater Fly patterns aswell as well known "old skool" favourite's. 

Scotty teamed up with good mate and World Class Sport Fishing Specialist Dean Butler to produce the Ultimate Flashy Profile Billfish Flies designed for Oceans World wide.

Already proven & successful with many Billfish Fly Captures to it's credit.

                                                                                   " The SparDean Billfish Tube Fly "

Saltwater Fly Workshop supply Premium Saltwater Flies locally and World wide to our Australian & International Stockists.

For all Enquiries:

Contact - INTERNATIONAL : 0011 64 403501922

        AUSTRALIA          : 0403501922


Email - contact@saltwaterflyworkshop.com.au


For custom orders - Contact@saltwaterflyworkshop.com.au