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An Abaconian and 30-year guide, Pinder is a guru of the flats. I heed his command and, lay my line back, let it unfurl and snap it forward. Seconds later, I’m back on my feet and work for ten minutes to reel in the catch. She had no avenue to connect with other women who fish, so she created one. fly fishers, 31 percent are female, ages six and up.“If I’d known fly fishing can be this exciting, I would’ve gotten into it a long time ago,” I tell Kutzer, co-founder of an Orvis-led initiative called 50/50 On the Water, which has a mission to establish gender parity in the sport of fly fishing. I don’t have a community in the sport,” I told her. Enter: Braided, a fly fishing club based in Durango, Colorado, with a mission to strengthen communities of female fly fishers, support newcomers in the sport and inspire conservation. Braided debuted with a packed room of 25 women in April 2017. They hosted Costa’s SLAM Film Tour, which featured narratives about women in fly fishing, and the event sold out to 80 spectators. Less than a year later, the club expanded with a Northeast-based chapter, which Kutzer co-founded in Vermont, a perfect compliment to Swingle’s involvement in 50/50 On the Water, which she helped to develop during the campaign’s two-year research stage prior to its launch at the July 2017 International Fly Tackle Dealer Show. They are also the fastest growing demographic across the entire sport of fishing, according to the Outdoor Industry Association’s 2017 Special Report on Fishing.Instead of throwing the whole tangle into the bottom of the boat, however, she laughed—took the next hour to untangle the (approximately) 2,300 knots—and continued fishing.It’s Okay to Take a Break “My wife HATES fly fishing,” I hear often.
Fly fishing requires finesse; you can’t muscle a 2 oz.Events also include river cleanups and volunteer projects like clipping fins for researchers.