Tippets: What Makes an Original Fly, Joe Brooks Documentary on Anchored Podcast

June 26, 2018 By: Erin Block

  • Fly patterns incorporate designs from patterns that have come before. So what constitutes a “new” fly design, asks Domenick Swentosky. “Fly fishing has been around long enough that it’s easy to believe everything’s already been done. And maybe all that’s left are variations on a theme. Or maybe the advent of new materials allow for some fresh takes on old ideas.” Read more via Troutbitten.
  • On a recent episode of the Anchored podcast, April Vokey sits down with the great nephew of Joe Brooks, also named Joe Brooks, to talk about the recent documentary about the fly fishing legend. Listen here.