I awoke this morning to find an ever-shrinking pile of snow outside the window. In fact, where I am, 80% of the snow is gone. Curious, I decided to see how much snow is left on the ground in Massachusetts. I found this map (more here): The non-green colors show where snow is currently, with
Once I started tying, I gained a better idea of what I was imitating, realized that flies aren’t really worth $2.75 a piece, and didn’t worry as much about casting into a tough spot, even if it meant losing a fly. Now that I have 15 to 20 years of fly tying experience under my
I follow quite a few fly fishing blogs and the Orvis fly fishing news posts. I do so because I learn a great deal from reading them, and most important, it’s fun. To track everything in one easy frame, I use Feedly.com. It’s free and will work on your computer, as well as your various
How about a trip, for nine weeks, in New Zealand? Just you, a back pack, and fly fishing gear. You run into some fellow fly fishermen. And, NZ trout. Many of them. The above video is really cool. Mesmerizing. Worth watching in its entirety, IMO. Trust me.