Andy manages Duranglers Flies and Supplies online store and web content. When he is not plugging away in the basement of Duranglers, he can be found in the shop talking weird flies, throwing spey casts for few fish, eating pizza, drinking coffee, painting, and raising a family in Southwest Colorado. His fly fishing writings have been published on blogs such as the Daily Drake and Simms Wading Room.

Daryl the Shop Dog

  Daryl the Shop Dog If you have been in the shop this past year, you may have met Daryl our shop dog.  Just over a year old, Daryl is a chocolate lab with a demeanor that surpasses his age.  He is an old soul some would say.  He likes retrieving ducks, meeting ladies, and…

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Animas Lunch Report – 12/30/15 – 25 Years of Hits

25 Years of Hits 25 years of memories.25 years of stories.25 years of friendships.25 years of travel.25 years of laughter.25 years of heartbreak.25 years of missed sets, frozen guides, and the one that got away.25 years of grabs, singing reels, and chrome.25 years of steelhead flies.Sometimes old fly boxes are loaded with more nostalgia than…

Mark Engler’s WD-40 Nymph

Mark Engler’s WD-40 Nymph Over the past 20 odd years, the WD-40 nymph has rose to prominence as one of the most effective flies for catching midge and blue winged olive eating trout.  Across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain west, the WD-40 is a simple fly that many a tailwater guide has come to rely on.…