Fly Quality~

Walking out of a relatively noted fly shop along a fairly famous river, I glance down at the few dozen Missing Link Caddis, Hippie Stompers and Dust Bunnies and I ponder why are there nearly two C-notes sitting in the palm of my hand? It is mid-June, I have some hope...

A Country Divided

Seems like we couldn’t become more divided. The politics, on the news, social media, billboards and radio. We are bombarded by the constant noise from news outlets. I try to avoid it but somehow, it still infests my feed. All this conflict got me thinking about...

Bryon Anderson Nets

Mr. Bryon Anderson working the wood. Nets from Bryon Anderson- Recently had a chance to get the latest from woodworker and net maker Bryon. We met years ago at a river cleanup and immediately fished that afternoon. It is always a pleasure bumping into him on the river...

Covid Christmas Wish List

It’s that time of year, as an angler we get our promotional boxes inundated with useless ‘NEED TO HAVE’ items for next season. My aim is simple. I will keep it brief, speak only what I have personally used, and share my experience. The rest is up to...

Year in Review #Covid-19

It has been one of the most unusual years. From the early cancellation of Detroit Fly Fishing show and some residual panic in retailers to continuing into early summer with more people on the river at many locations I can recall in recent years. It turned out to be...

FisheWear at MRO

FISHWEAR is here!! Very happy and proud to announce that Fishewear collection has found a home at the new MAD RIVER OUTFITTERS in Columbus Ohio. The staff and crew at MRO have a world class fly shop that opened during this crazy pandemic and they continue to rock the...