4" All-Purpose Scissors

Cut and trim materials with precision using these fly tying scissors.


The extra-sharp blades of these scissors feature serrations that cut everything from tiny hackle to deer hair. Stainless steel with large gold loops.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.3 / 5 based on 7 reviews


7 of 7 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 4/5

    Great for the price. - 1/30/2015
    By: from College Station

    Sharp, fit well in your hand. All you need in scissors.

  • 3/5

    These are decent - 9/1/2014
    By: from Bothell, WA
    Top 50 Contributor

    If you're new to fly tying, these would be great. They are slightly better than the economical scissors. If you want a great pair, buy Orvis Premium Scissors. The edges have a fine serrations (which I like). They just don't open an close very smoothly. That said, I do like them and I do use them.

  • 5/5

    Excellent Fly-Tying Scissors - 10/24/2013
    By: from Alexandria, VA
    Top 10 Contributor

    Comfortable to use and very sharp; theses scissors handle all materiel and cut clean and accurate. I carry a second pair in my vest for various on-water tasks. These are excellent scissors for a reasonable price.

  • 3/5

    Nice scissors, but - 3/11/2013
    By: from Golden, CO.

    While the cutting edges are not in question, the finish on the non-cutting edges left a lot to be desired. There were several burrs along the entire length of these edges that would actually cut me if I rubbed against them too fast. I had to get out a dremel and my polishing wheels and do some work there so they wouldn't snare and cut hackles or tying materials.

  • 5/5

    BEST SERVICE - 7/7/2012
    By: from Sherbrooke Quebec Canada

    "Orvis make sure their customers are satisfied" Never, and I repeat NEVER hesitate to buy from ORVIS. Their material is above average and the service after purchase is excellent

  • 5/5

    4" Scissors - 11/4/2010
    Top 25 Contributor

    These scissors are wonderful. They are really sharp and tight. They cut thread and feathers perfectly. Will retire my old scissors to wire and tinsel.

  • 5/5

    Excellent Pair of General Purpose Scissors - 4/19/2010
    By: from Minneapolis, MN
    Top 50 Contributor

    After my favorite pair of scissors was finally retired, I searched around a lot before buying a pair of scissors. I finally decided on the Orvis All-Purpose Scissors. I have to say, they replaced my old set very well and they were cheaper as well. They aren't the sharpest or the finest scissors, but they're not supposed to be. I bought two pairs: 1) I use for my materials and 2) I use the other for my fine metals and copper wire cutting when the fingers don't do the trick. But since they're only $10, I don't feel bad about putting some mileage on them. If you need some general purpose scissors, these are the way to go. With their gold plated handles, they look great in my collection too. If you're looking for something super sharp, or super fine, check out Orvis' other scissors though.

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