Simple Pleasures

When the Fly Fishing Show crew goes to Western Maryland to fish, it’s always a full day. Leaving from Towson, we usually stop in Frederick and say hi to Murray and the folks at Hunting Creek Outfitters and buy a few recommended flies.  After we fish one of our favorite creeks, we always stop for…

Dog friendly Fly Shops

(Excerpts from The Frederick News Post, November 4, 2018) Have you ever noticed the water bowls outside a downtown store or a small sticker on a business’s window that says “pet-friendly!”? Well that’s because more than 40 businesses are pet-friendly and love seeing your best friend in store. About five years ago, Downtown Frederick Partnership…

30-Under-30

Congrats to one of our vendors for being picked in a featured article about millennials making a difference. Mason, 16, and Palmer, 15, Kasprowicz Founders of Flies by Two Brothers, Va. Flies equal money for college times two (F = MC*2). That’s the equation Mason and Palmer Kasprowicz came up with to explain their business,…

Hot off the Press!

Bob and his wife, Trish, have owned a camp in the Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine for more than thirty years. This is a region of the country rich in sporting tradition and known for its native brook trout and wild landlocked salmon. Signed copies of his latest book, THE RIVER KING – A…

Message from Fred Grafeld, Vintage Tackle

A HUGE tip of the old Stetson to Wayne and Ralph on a job well done.  The show exceeded all expectations.  I heard nothing but positive comments from the floor on both sides of the aisle.  Attendees remarked that the lack of a credible show in the DC/Baltimore area has been addressed, and all were…

Bamboo Rods, not for everyone or are they?

Ever cast a bamboo rod?  If you would like to try one, why not attend the Maryland Fly Fishing Show on Saturday, March 17, 2018.  There are many misconceptions about bamboo rods.  For instance-you have probably heard that they break easy or cannot hold a heavy fish, they cost thousands of dollars and you have…