Idylwilde Suspends Taking Orders for 2014 Delivery

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.  The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and ...

Subtle Clues Indicate Seasonal Rythms – The Hat Day 60

[caption id="attachment_9950" align="aligncenter" width="442"] Jimmy doesn't see a lot of bugs in the lantern.[/caption] Spending more days then not on the river, plugs you into the subtle shifts and rhythms of the seasonal changes.  Of course there are the big clues. Ones that even the casual observer notices like leaves are ...

Idylwilde 2013 Order Update

  As promised, we are circling back to you, our most important partners, with an update on Idylwilde fly deliveries. Your support and encouragement has been a huge factor in keeping us going through this situation, and we thank you. Whatever rumors you may have heard, we hope you’ll recognize that ...

Little Guy & A New Hat = Excellent Mojo

  [caption id="attachment_9618" align="alignleft" width="257"] New swag. Impregnate with fish stink = Good fishing mojo[/caption] Yo Zach, Thanks for the brand spanking new Idylwilde hat to replace the "old faithfuls" that are totaled out. There is nothing like the first day you bust out a new fly rod and you have a killer ...

KP Shares Alaska Guides Top 9 Rules!

Guiding in Alaska is 1 flight in, at the beginning of the season, and 1 flight out, at the end of the season.  Don't get it wrong!   KP's Occupy Alaska - Top 9 Rules:   Rule 1  Coffee and Wet one's. It's like Sonny and Cher or Starskey and Hutch...it just kinda ...

March of the Stonefly – Coming to a River Near You

Zach & Crew   A couple pics from last Sunday on the Deschutes.  The stones were next to the bank, and the Jimmy KILLED it over there! Jimmy likes redsides! Jimmy likes Jason!-- Jason [caption id="attachment_9381" align="aligncenter" width="666"] March of the stonefly nymphs[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_9382" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Jimmy knows nymphing Elaine! Does Elaine want ...

Jimbo Finds New Style in Junk Comfort

"Men are not built flat".  Aint that the truth.  Another million dollar idea right in front of our eyes this whole time.  I'm all in.  - Jimbo   More By Jimbo 1.  Tossing Tactics 2.  Where is Jimbo 3.  Jimbo Remastered 4.  Creepy Jimbo

Hare on Fire Proven Banana Proof!

Hey Zach, Here are some photo's of my banana myth proof Hare on Fire in action. After receiving like 300 or so in our preseason at The Fly Shop, I explained to my working colleagues that I would sell them all before I leave to start a new life elsewhere here in ...

KP Captures the Essence of Bob Quigley

Memorial Planned for Bob Quigley