Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing has become a valued participant at the Jim Range National Casting Call. This year Ed Nicholson, PHW’s president, was on hand to “christen” the Mending, PHW’s warrior built drift boat. After a brief ceremony the Mending was launched and proceeded out to the Potomac and a successful morning of shad […]
Jim Range was deeply missed at this year’s Casting Call, but his name and legacy live on in tribute to his memory.
First stop TU’s National Capital Angling Show, Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Georgetown Preparatory School, 10900 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD This show is always fun with national known and local fly-fishing pros and celebs, casting classes and clinics, and great vendors. More info! Next week I will be at the […]
My friends at Blue Ribbon Flies turned me on to this terrific general purpose nymph. I have used it in the mountain streams here in the east and the big rivers in the west. It is one of my favorite “go to” patterns. Tying the Shop Vac. Hook: Nymph (sizes 20-12) Bead: Gold Body: Zelon Pheasant Tail […]
Explains the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
In keeping with the tradition of New Year’s resolutions I will share one of mine with you. I have been a somewhat inconsistent fly tyer, both in commitment and quality. This year I resolve to improve both. What is nice about this resolution is having the chance to share the virtues of this wonderful pastime […]