Art on the Fly

May 27, 2013 By: Erin Block

The idea of “matching the hatch” reaches back centuries, possibly even to Roman author Claudius Aelianus. Recently Don Hendershot reflected on the art and evolution of tying. “For many, the highest pinnacle of art is when beauty, form, and function come together in a single object,” he writes. “The well-tied fly embodies these attributes.” Read more via Smoky Mountain Living.