Anchored Podcast Ep. 224: Al and Gretchen Beatty on Feather Quality, Hairwings, Proportions and History

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Anchored Podcast: Al and Gretchen Beatty have become fan favourites in our Anchored Outdoors membership. Long-time fly tiers, instructors and authors, the duo is a class act who oozes depth, precision and professionalism into everything they do. In this episode of Anchored, I sit down with them to learn more about their personal story, Al’s time working for Whiting Farm, hairwing flies, and tips and tricks that will help all levels of fly tiers.

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