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.

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A Beginner’s Journey Into Steelheading: Advice

My journey has been set.  Dates booked, reservations made, equipment gathering is in full force.  I am going steelheading.  Since my first post went live a few weeks ago; I have received a steady income of advice from many, willing to share their knowledge of chrome hunting.  From equipment recommendations, fly advice, book suggestions, and even…

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Sage Accel and Sage Salt Review

Sage Accel and Sage Salt Review [button title=”Shop Sage Salt” link=”http://duranglers.com/product/sage-salt-fly-rod/” color=”green”] [button title=”Shop Sage Accel” link=”http://duranglers.com/shop/all-water-fly-rods/sage-accel-fly-rod/” color=”green”] This past Friday, our Sage sales rep was in the shop showing us many new offerings for the 2015 season.  Among those offerings was the Sage Accel and Sage Salt family of rods.  If you remember back in June, we…

Free T-Shirt August

Free T-Shirt August What is free T-shirt August you may ask?  Well let me tell you.  From now until the end of August 2014, any purchase on our online Fly Shop of $150 or more will receive a free Duranglers T-Shirt. All you need to do once your online shopping cart reaches $150 is add…

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…