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Steve Hare: Flies around the world

Growing up in New Orleans, Steve Hare (@shallowwaterfly on Instagram) would go out reeling with his dad, just trying to catch whatever they could get to bite. These days, Hare still loves getting fish to bite. “One of the things I love most about fishing is the challenge of tricking a fish into taking my fly,” […]

Flycastergal: Allison Helen Hendricks

Allison Helen Hendricks’ father tied his own flies and made his own fly rods. He put one in Allison’s hands when she was five years old.   Despite her fly fishing legacy, she didn’t make a cast in her teens or much of her twenties. It was not until a decade or so ago, when […]

Julie Cyr: The land (and sea) provides

Native Oregonian Julie Cyr (@outdoor_jules on Instagram) grew up with a deep knowledge of the outdoors and how to make her way in the natural world. “My grandmother fished and hunted,” she says. “Even when my twin sister and I were really young, we watched our dad build his own fly rods, tie his own […]

Fly/Fishing with Courtney Gandy

Courtney Gandy is an avid saltwater reeler. She loves both inshore and offshore fishing. She grew up fishing in the ocean and has been doing it her whole life. And Courtney (@Quart_nay on Instagram) lives in… Phoenix?! But wait — there’s much more to this story. You see, Courtney just moved to Phoenix a few […]