The Alchemy of Fly Shops

July 14, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

As much as anyone can say that big box retailers are beating the small store in the pricing of products, they’re a long way from providing the sense of privilege that is communicated in a hand-drawn map. “So, too, in the tradition of these original handmade MapQuests, the ones GPS and the Internet have yet to force into extinction, is the corner store and unnamed and unmarked dirt road that leads to a dam on the Kennebago River in Oquossoc which Dionne wants you to find.” Travis Barrett in Maine’s Kennebec Journal.