How do we choose which flies to carry in the Orvis catalog? We test them out, of course. Product developer Shawn Brillon is the man in charge of flies, but he often asks others to do the “dirty work.” Here are a couple of shots taken over the weekend by rod-and-reel developer Shawn Combs, who says:
Brillon gave me a new 2014 fly and asked if I would “see if it swims.” Got out last night and it swims. Look for Tommy Lynch’s Double D to be added to our streamer lineup next year.