Published Jul 3. 2020 - 2 years ago
Updated or edited Jul 4. 2020

3 Lessons Learned in Competitive Fly Fishing

We welcome guest tier Rich Ferrara back, this time to share three lessons that he's learned from competitive fly fishing! In the sport for over 20 years, there's lots to learn, yet Rich's experiences in competitions has given him a new appreciation of fly insight to benefit us all.

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