Joe Grobarek is a lifelong fly tier for both fresh- and saltwater species and the owner of Fly of the Month Club. He lives in Chicago, Illinois and Key West, Florida.
IN THE SPRING of 1931, the fly fishing duo of Lee Wulff and Dan Bailey could be found fishing the prolific trout streams of up-state New York using Lee’s new and revolutionary hair wing dry flies. Adorned with buoyant and sturdy buck tail fibers on their wings and tails, Lee’s new creations were a far departure from the sparse dressings of the day. As...