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Fly Tying Interview with Seth Cavarretta

Hello The Drift Shop followers and friends. The latest fly tying interview is with Seth Cavarretta. You can see his flies and follow him on Instagram here. With Veteran's Day being this week, it's only fitting to note that Seth is a Marine Corps Master Sergeant. Thank you for your service!   View this post on Instagram The Quack😎 #rubecross #drquackenbush #catskilldryfly #classiccatskillflies #classicfliesstillwork #catskills #gems #allcockmodelperfect #collinshacklefarm #renzetti #flytying #flyfishing #flytyingaddict #flytyingporn #dryfly #dryordie #trout #troutflies #troutbum #flyclub A post shared by Seth Cavarretta (@sethcavarretta) on Oct 22, 2020 at 4:10am PDT TH: When did you first begin fly fishing?SC: I began tying files when I was about 12 years old, I was at my best friend Marks house,...

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Fly Tying Interview with Raymond Collette a.k.a. theokayfisherman

Our next interview features Raymond Collette who goes by theokayfisherman on Instagram.  TH: When did you first begin fly fishing?RC: I started fly fishing during the Summer of 2016 with PHWFF. I had recently gotten out of the military and was trying to find a hobby other than playing video games. I had always been a fan of outdoor activities and bass fished all my life so fly fishing seemed like a natural transition. TH: What led to your decision to start tying flies?RC: I quickly became addicted to fly fishing so when the weather turned cold I took up tying flies to continue the hobby. Once I started fly tying I was completely hooked. I was constantly thinking about...

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Fly Tying Interview with Peter Steen a.k.a. fly_fishing_pete

The latest fly tying expert in our interview series is Peter Steen or fly_fishing_pete on Instagram.  TH: When did you first begin fly fishing?PS: I got a late start into fly-fishing and didn’t get serious about it until my late 30s (I’m 46 now). Work schedules and three young kids really didn’t present me with a lot of free time. So it was only when my wife decided to quit her job and stay home with the kids that I was afforded the opportunity to pursue fly fishing. After a few unsuccessful trips up my local canyon, I finally caught a few small wild browns and was hooked. I picked up a copy of the Fly Fisher’s Guide to Utah...

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Fly Tying Interview with Garren Wood

Our latest featured fly tier is Garren Wood, a.k.a. garrenwood on Instagram. Garren is very passionate about tying and you can tell by his work! TH: When did you first begin fly fishing?GW: I started fishing when I was pretty young - probably around 10.  I don't know the exact age as I was fishing a lot younger than that and as I got older my dad would let me cast his fly rod or reel in a fish after he hooked it. I got my first fly rod around the age of 11 and was able to fly fish on my own around that age. TH: What led to your decision to start tying flies?GW: Growing up, my dad would...

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