Changes

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It’s a season of change. It’s September 6th, and officially autumn in the northern hemisphere, and as if nature almost knew the exact date, September 1st really brought with it a noticeable change in weather and temperature. It’s been rainy and windy and definitely very autumn-like, especially in comparison to the lovely warm days late August had to offer. Continue reading “Changes”

Martin Votborg – Danish pro tier… with a love for river seatrout

Votborg-05We have made several portraits of cool fly tiers from around the globe, but today let’s dig down in our own home turf. We head up to the Northern part of Jutland to meet Martin Votborg. Martin recently joined a very rare breed: fulltime Danish pro fly tiers. He sure cranks out some really beautiful flies on our hooks, so we decided to take a closer look at the man behind the vice. Continue reading “Martin Votborg – Danish pro tier… with a love for river seatrout”

Hökensås Sportfiske – and the Swedish Sportfiske Mässan show

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This coming weekend it is time for another great show. Sportsfiske Mässan is the largest angling show in Sweden, and if you are anywhere nearby, you owe yourself to drop by Elmia in Jönköping March the 17’th to the 19’th. It is an all-round angling fair, so there will be anything from trolling boats to fly fishing tackle. But there will be a lot of fly tying as well. Continue reading “Hökensås Sportfiske – and the Swedish Sportfiske Mässan show”

Giovanni De Pace – Italian fly tier with a passion for the salt

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It’s always great to connect with cool fly tiers around the globe, and for us at Ahrex Hooks teaming up with a bunch of highly talented Italian guys was a milestone. Today we put the spotlight on one of those guys, Giovanni De Pace. Giovanni ties all kinds of flies, but he is really passionate about streamers and saltwater flies – often combining classic elements with a healthy dose of UV-resin. I’ve had a chat with Giovanni about his take on fly fishing and fly tying.

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