One of the best ways to pay tribute to a Master fly tyer and designer like Jack Gartside is what FlyLine Media has done in this video. Tall Tails: Fly fishing for redfish in a few inches of water with one of the most famous Gartside´s flies , the Gurgler. Attacks on the surface, are spectacular!
Barbel fly fishing in Spain, a small tribute to our "Golden Bones".
Barbos a mosca en España, un pequeño tributo a nuestros "Macabíes Dorados".
... yes walking, wading or spending a whole day sunk in the mud to photograph and film carp fly fishing. If I say I bought about 12 years ago (can not remember) will sound like a joke or advertising message but nothing is further from the truth.
They belong to that kind of materials that last a lifetime. I´ve used during all these years for flats fishing, summer trout, carp and barbel fly fishing, and so... Now flats boots are lighter, more comfortable and modern, but I doubt they could tell the stories behind these mine. These boots are made to last!
Patagonia boots on the flats of Guinea Bissau Bijagos Islands (Africa, 2004)