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.

Patagonia Foot Tractor Wading Boots Review

  Patagonia Foot Tractor Wading Boots Review [button title=”Shop Foot Tractors” link=”/product/patagonia-foot-tractor-wading-boot/” color=”green”] If there is one memorable thing about fishing the Animas (besides the brown trout), it is the wading.  The wading can be tough.  Really tough actually.  Through the lower town section, boulders within the river depths range from “ankle rollers” to “SUV…

Fly Fishing Prodigy

You may not have heard of Austin Prieskorn before; but one day you may.  Rob had the opportunity to float Austin and his father down the Rio Grande this year.  The term “Fly Fishing Prodigy” comes to mind…seeing that he is 7 years old and all.  We could all probably learn a thing or two from…

Sage Salt Fly Rod – First Impressions

Sage Salt Fly Rod – First Impressions [button title=”Shop Sage Salt” link=”http://duranglers.com/product/sage-salt-fly-rod/” color=”green”] When a new rod comes on the fly fishing scene, there tends to be a lot of hoopla surrounding it.  With marketing and ad campaigns up the wazoo, it is hard to tell fact from fiction.  Well, as I write this (6/13/14); the…

Scott Radian Review

Scott Radian Review [button title=”Shop Radian Rods” link=”/product/scott-radian-fly-rod/” color=”green”] The Scott Radian.  Much has been said and written about this rod.  Most (if not all) of what is being said is positive.  Very positive in fact.  Winner of the IFTD “Best of Show” 2013: the industry has spoken: this rod is all that it claims…

Free Duranglers Cap

This week’s promotion: a free Duranglers cap! If your current fishing hat is so covered in flies and sweat grease that you can’t even make out the logo on the front; it might be time for a new fishing hat.  To help you out, we are offering a free Duranglers hat of your choice on any order…

Simi Seal Leech

Tying the Simi Seal Leech Duranglers shop manager Kyle tied up a few Simi Seal Leech patterns the other day.  We just got some Simi Seal dubbing in the shop and this stuff looks and fishes incredible  This pattern works great on San Juan River tailwater as well as our local still waters.   It is…

2014 Duranglers Fly Fishing Festival

2014 Duranglers Fly Fishing Festival – April 4 & 5 Join us and our industry friends for two days of fun, education, clinics, deals, and demos! FRIDAY APRIL 4, 2014 Double Tree Hotel, Animas Room  Social 6:30-7:00 / Presentation 7:00-8:30PM  Nick Streit “Fly Fishing New Mexico’s Rio Grande Gorge” Learn the secrets of fishing the Taos Box…