It's old news at this point but reports in the Knox News indicate that Knoxville's, "The Creel" fly shop is going out of business. Our fellow fly fishing bloggers pretty much nailed the story and stated all that needed to be said.
It's been death by less than a thousand cuts," Rogers said. "Across the country we've lost a third of the fly shops in a two-to-three-year span. The interest in fly fishing is there, we've just seen changes in the way people shop."
Read more about this story via Trout Underground and Moldy Chum. As it often is with the blogosphere some of the best points come in the comments.