Announcements

My Best

My Best

As we come to the conclusion of another year, and celebrate this holiday season, I’d like to wish all of you my…

Customer Service

Some of you may have noticed that I all but…

The Dry Fly Forum Is Now Open!

The companion forum to the Dry Fly Guy is now…

Public Launch Is Scheduled For Mid August 2013

Next month the public launch of The Dry Fly Guy…

Equipment

Two’s Company, but…

Two’s Company, but…

Two tip rods are fairly common place when you are looking at bamboo rods, and often, quite frankly, expected by the discerning…

To Collect or Fish?

I have unwittingly acquired a fair number of rods over…

Radian Envy

JoeFriday, (the winner of the 854-4 Scott Radian fly rod…

Scott Radian

When I began the process of deciding how to launch…

Fishing

Going for a swim?

Going for a swim?

When it comes to standing in a body of water waving a stick, fly fishermen are likely to be the largest demographic…

My kind of fishing.

Here’s a video I never get tired of.  It’s simply…

Casting Notes

Let me get something straight here before I say anything……

Joan Wulff

Most of the time when you hear something about a…

News

Tom Morgan Rodsmiths On ESPN!

Tom Morgan Rodsmiths On ESPN!

Photo: Ross Dettman for ESPN    ~  I don’t follow professional sports much, and that is certainly true of the big three…

Hardy Bros. Goes Mail Order

I’ve always been a big Hardy fly reel fan, and…

Rodsmithing

Charlie Jenkins and his legacy

Charlie Jenkins and his legacy

The Rodsmith community mourns the loss of one of the great Makers, with the passing of Charlie Jenkins on January 24, 2014.…

Amabilis Fly Rods

When I first moved to Indiana, I did what any…

Two Heirloom Rods

I love fly fishing equipment.  I could easily play with…

Starting Out

Ouch!

Ouch!

A reality of fly fishing is the fact that you have a sharp object traveling at high speed in very close proximity…

Fly Lines

If you go back into the history of fly lines,…

Where to begin?

My intent with this post is to assist those who…

Why fly fish?

In every form of fishing with a rod, whether it…

Travel

A Gift

A Gift

Given the current urban landscape that makes up southern California, I look back fondly on the days of my youth there, when…

Vermillion Video

This isn’t dry fly specific.  But I think it is…