Introducing Dispatches from a Trout Wrangler

Dispatches From a Trout Wrangler chronicles things I learn as a fly-fishing guide for Mossy Creek Fly Fishing and my personal fly-fishing adventures. I’ll share lessons learned, tactics and tips that I think will help others enjoy their time on the water.

In each edition I’ll share fly-fishing tales, travels, tactics and tips that I’ve found useful, informative, entertaining or some combination of each. I’ll draw on my guiding experience as well as my own time on the water, especially in Virginia’s mountain streams with my beloved brook trout.

My plan is to try and share something every other week or so. I’m not sure exactly what that will look like and it very well may go through some revisions as I sort out what works and doesn’t.

I hope you will subscribe to Dispatches from a Trout Wrangler and that you enjoy the tales as much as I do putting them together.

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fly-fishing tales, travels, tactics and tips.


Tom Sadler
fly fishing guide, outdoor writer, conservation advocate and political interpreter.