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.

Black Friday Week

Black Friday…week? That’s right, Black Friday WEEK here at Duranglers!  Not content with just one day or one weekend of great deals; we wanted to extend our Black Friday sales to your for the entire week after Black Friday!  Beginning 8 am (MST) Black Friday, November 28th and continuing on through the end of day…

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Sage Salt vs. Sage Method

  Sage Salt vs. Sage Method [button title=”Shop Salt” link=”http://duranglers.com/shop/fly-rods-sage-2/sage-salt-fly-rod/” color=”green”]     [button title=”Shop Method” link=”http://duranglers.com/product/sage-method-fly-rod/” color=”green”] The ‘best’ salt water rod.  Does such a thing exist?  If you were ask 100 saltwater anglers, you would get 100 different answers.  It is a subjective discussion. Tom took off last week to the Caribbean to chase…

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A Beginner’s Journey Into Steelheading: After Action Report and Lessons Learned

I Went Steelhead Fishing I should have taken the advice before I went.  Or not.  I can’t decide yet.  Either way; I went steelheading.  I can say I went steehead fishing on the Rogue River in Oregon. The Rogue River is quite literally drenched in steelhead fly fishing history.  A history that can almost be felt…

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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…