World Fly Fishing Championships coming to Eagle County

25th August, 2016 by

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — The last time the World Fly Fishing Championships visited the U.S., our home team took dead last, and vowed to never let that happen again.The year was 1997, the venue was Jackson Hole. According to the lore that come out of the event, a French angler told an American angler that the U.S. would never be a top team, because a U.S. angler would never spend three hours trying to catch a 10-inch fish, while a French angler must in order to enjoy the sport.Jay Buchner was on the team at the time, and remembers it well.“He …

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