Al and Gretchen Beatty
Al and Gretchen Beatty are renowned fly tiers who live in Idaho. They own BT’s Fly Fishing Products, a purveyor of fine fly tying supplies.
WHILE WE WERE GIVING a recent fly-tying demonstration, one of the people in the audience asked us if we had developed all the tips and tricks we were sharing that day. The question kind of brought us up short. We had to think about it for a minute. As it turned out, the answers — yes, no, maybe some — needed further explanation. Whenever possible, we...