The first day of any season is often celebrated. A new outfit, backpack, and hair cut prepared us for the first day of school. Parades and bright uniforms are part of little league opening day, as adults, beers, hot dogs,…
Keeping Inherited Fly Tying Materials for Tying Flies
Catching a fish can be more than the physical interaction between the angler and the fish, as the action can reach into you to make an indelible impression. It can be an adventure, a struggle, a magical moment, or a…
A Way to Celebrate Opening Day 2023
The first day of any season is often celebrated. A new outfit, backpack, and hair cut prepared us for the […]
The Maryland Fly Fishing Show, New Introductions and Old Reminders
Bright morning light came through the windows of the hall, adding to the energy of the vendors setting up their […]
Why Do Trout Take the Tag Fly?
Chance and choice are two important variables in life and in fly fishing. Sometimes committing to one thing and sticking […]
I used my fishing time this weekend to go to the Fly Fishing Show in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Approximately 85 vendors, […]
Tips for Setting Up a Fly Tying Station
Catching a fish on a fly I have tied is an incredibly satisfying experience. I’ve written several blogs on the […]
The Surprise Fish
Fly fishing has become a habitual part of my life, intertwined with my daily thoughts and weekly activities, only surpassed […]
How Do I Get My Fly Out of That Tree?
The trail down from the road was steep and the thin veneer of gravel washed onto the trail from the […]
Is Nymphing the Most Challenging Way to Fly Fish?
It was warm for a winter day, somewhere close to fifty degrees. The day before was bitter cold, where any […]
A Legacy of Volunteering
The Maryland fly fishing community recently lost a conservation leader and educator. Don Haynes held leadership positions for Maryland Trout […]
In Search of Big Fish
This week a secret was revealed. Maybe it was more a long-lost dream was again given life. For many anglers, […]