Yes, you can sometime find cheaper prices on the internet shopping around.
Support your local fly shop !!!!! If your from Knoxville, the Creel (papermill & kp) is no longer open. Little River Outfitters and the Orvis shops are great for equipment and knowledge. They will not sell you something you will not need.
We all work hard for our dollars, let's be smart about where we spend them and think about the big picture.