How does open bidding work?
Once you place a no obligation order
with FliesDirect, it is delivered to our approved manufacturers. Within
48 hours, you will receive 2-4 bids on your order via email.
Should you choose to accept one of the bids you will be provided links
to pay for the order of your choice. From there, expect roughly
4-6 weeks to receive your flies, and your online customer account will
be updated throughout the fulfillment process.
Can I select a particular manufacturer?
Yes, you can. Within the order
process, you have the choice to insert a particular manufacturer's name
or keep the order in 'open bidding'.
take so long to receive my flies?
By using our 'open bidding' process to keep the pricing very
competitive it means that each order is at least somewhat unique,
whether it be the specific flies ordered or the manufacturer
selected. Therefore, each step in the fulfillment process is
repeated with every unique order, and this takes time. We do occasionally stock our most popular
flies hand-tied by a variety of our trusted manufacturers.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you are interested in what might be available for immediate
delivery, or if you feel you might be making recurring orders of the
prices in the catalog show up as $0.00?
This is because the initial, no obligation, orders you might
generate are only to request all-inclusive pricing bids from our
trusted manufacturers, which you will receive via email within 48 hours
on the entire order of at least 25 dozen.
is quality assured with every order?
First, each manufacturer that partners
with FliesDirect must be approved initially through a rigorous terms of
agreement and sample review. Second, each order fulfilled is first sent
directly to FliesDirect where it is checked for completion and quality
control. Third, the nature of the competitive bidding structure
obligates our manufacturing partners to maintain high quality controls
to ensure customers are satisfied and thus more likely to return and
I obligated to purchase once I place a bid with FliesDirect?
No. You always have the choice
of whether or not to accept any bid presented by FliesDirect on behalf
of our trusted manufacturers.
Why should I register for an online account?
Within your online customer account,
it will allow you to have access to your complete order history and
processing statuses. This is also where you can subscribe to our
periodic newsletters where we'll highlight our current inventory
available for immediate delivery, among other things.
and when do I pay for my order?
Each no obligation bid you receive
from us will include links to pay for the bid of your choice. These
links allow you to pay for your order using PayPal or credit card via
2checkout merchant services. We accept MasterCard, Visa and
much is shipping?
Shipping is free from FliesDirect. The
bids you receive from FliesDirect are all inclusive of all charges. No
additional fees apply.
» I need
a pattern not found on the website?
No problem. If you can provide either
a sample, pattern instructions, a digital image or a combination of the
above, we can have your fly custom tied for you. Custom patterns are
done at no additional charge.