Friday, 27 Nov 2020

Gallos de Leon Endangered in Spain

Most anglers doubtless don’t admire the name Gallos de Leon, but they should. It’s the oldest species of hen bred peculiarly for producing fly-tying feathers – and they’re now endangered in Spain. These birds were grown in Spain for hundreds of years, and this piece from Earth Island Journal gives an outstanding account of the perils the […]

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Fly Tying: Olsen’s Blowtorch

Charlie Craven recently did a feature on Devin Olsen’s Blowtorch fly, a sample that’s taken the Euro nymphing world by means of storm. Olsen is a member of team usa Fly Fishing, and he gave Craven some exquisite insight into aggressive fishing and information for tying his Blowtorch fly. examine Craven’s piece right here.

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