Richard Farino – Founder, Guide, & Travel
District Angling is an independent company formed to fill a small niche in the Washington DC area. We cater to fishermen wanting access to local fisheries. We specialize in fly fishing. You probably remember us if you were a customer of a few of the previous shops in the Arlington and Alexandria areas.
Our brick and mortar buildout is finally complete – we’re open for business at 2105 North Pollard Street in Arlington, VA. Although the interior design of the shop is still in progress, we have our products in our shop. You will be able to shop online for products, gift cards, and services starting Spring 2018. We’re the same casting and fly tying instructors, travelers, and fly fishing experts that you’ve come to know and trust. We’re first and foremost anglers, just like you. We’re fly fishing junkies. We love the sport, and try to fish as much as we can. We love to fish wherever we can. We fish locally, and we travel to wherever a fish will eat a fly. We also love helping people enjoy the sport. We understand the mechanics of fly casting and the techniques that make fly tying easier and enjoyable.
We have over 100+ years of combined fly fishing experience, knowledge, and expertise among our staff. Let us help make your favorite sport and pastime enjoyable and memorable.
We’re also more involved in conservation, outreach, education, and fundraising. We not only support national organizations like Project Healing Waters, Coastal Conservation Association, and Trout Unlimited, we also participate in important events and regional awareness like the Friends of Fletcher’s Cove, Trout In The Classroom, and the Cape Lookout Albacore Festival.
Stop by their booth at the Maryland Fly Fishing Show and say hi to Rick and Bob