Great read from Always a Good Day about why fly fishing is considered so pretentious.
"This snobbery accentuates the image of the cigar chewing old man with his $3000 bamboo Powell rod who spent three days without casting once on the Missouri. It just so happened the only fly that he wanted to fish did not hatch. After returning home, his buddies bought him a Scotch at the club and commended him for not succumbing to the temptation of nymph fishing."
Read the whole article here
Monday, March 27, 2017
Monday, March 06, 2017
The Texas Fly Fishing and Brew Festival is a unique celebration of Lone Star State fly angling – and beyond. Family-friendly and suitable for all ages, the only thing we require of our attendees is good humor.
The festival will afford attendees the opportunity to learn from various fly fishing authors and experts and meet representatives from some of the best manufacturers in the fly fishing industry. Local and regional fly fishing guides, destination lodge owners, kayakers, fly tyers, world-class outdoor photographers, and fly shops will be on hand – not to mention some of Texas’ best microbreweries.
Don’t know much about fly fishing? Then you’ve come to the right place! Experience what makes fly fishing so addictive – and learn about the quiet sport from the very best, in a low-key and supportive atmosphere, on your own terms.