Utah company competes in Walmart contest

Driving back to Utah from a fishing trip in Idaho, Darren Jones had time to think. How could he clean off the dirt that had accumulated on his fly line while fishing on the banks of the Little Blackfoot River? Over the next few weeks he had a working prototype, sewn by his wife Shellie. The invention, called Strippe, is comprised of felt pads worn over the index and middle finger that cleans the fly line and protects hands from abrasions. This was the first of 15 patents held by Jones and his fi...

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