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TFO Stealth rod

After two-and-a-half years of design and field testing, the Stealth rod has arrived- TFO’s new euronymphing rod. Great weight and balance means all day comfort and the action delivers light flies and rigs with ease. Check it out at or your local TFO dealer.

Hey Tyers and Anglers

Check out the Autumn issue of Fly Tyer due out next week if you’ve ever wondered which fly to tie on as a searching pattern. Without a hatch to match, you still need to offer the trout a ready made meal if you plan on using your net that day. A well chosen searching pattern…

Hey Virginia!!

If you live on the East Coast and you love to fish or drink wine, don’t miss this exciting weekend!! Bring the whole family- lot’s of family fun! Take in a seminar on wine or fly fishing, take a casting class or small group class. I’ll be at this show for the third straight year…

Coming soon to a city near you!

It all starts the weekend after New Years. Don’t miss it! Always a fun time. I’ll be at the Denver, Marlborough, Edison, Pleasanton and Lynnwood shows this year. Be sure to stop by and spend the whole weekend…. a great educational opportunity not to be missed. Seminars, fly tying and small classes are available.

What Trout See and Why It Matters

Check out the fall issue of Fly Tyer to get the latest on trout vision. This impacts not only fly design and construction, but also our presentation skills as anglers. What matters most in fly design? Do trout see color? How about UV? All these topics are discussed. Read this article before you tie another…

Driftless Men’s Retreat

Altar Fly Fishing Ministries hosted it’s first ever men’s fly fishing retreat near Viroqua, WI, last weekend and it was a smashing success! Many men, young and not-so-young connected with God, each other and the great outdoors through our sport. Combining instruction, devotion, quiet time with guided time on the water, our weekend was well…

Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival is coming!

This is the place to be next weekend- bring the whole family! This show has something for anglers as well as non-anglers. If you love great wine and fly fishing, don’t miss this event. I’m happy to be a part of it again.

The Fly Fishing Show 2019

Don’t miss this years spectacular shows! I’ll be at Denver, Marlborough, Edison, Atlanta and Pleasanton. Hope to see you there.


 BADGER FLY FISHERS’ FALL KICK-OFF.    If You’re in the Driftless area Monday, September 24, stop by for a great evening! Dinner, fishing reports, camaraderie and a presentation make for a great night.  For details: 

Let’s Do Dallas!!

Hey Lonestar anglers!! Come to the Texas Fy Fishing and Brew Festival near Dallas on March 10 and 11th. Enjoy a cold one and our favorite sport! Enjoy a full range of exhibitors, presenters and microbrews. What could be better? Take in a seminar, small class, tying or casting demo. Bring the family and enjoy…