Author: Rebeca Granillo

Now why on earth would I ever need this?

My first fly tying kit came with a set of tools and among them was a Bodkin Needle. I instantly picked it up and thought to myself “Now why on earth would I ever need this? It’s just a stiff piece of metal.”. It soon found itself at the bottom of my drawer and only came to see the light when I used it to manage UV cure on a midge or a wing casing. Years later, this silly little tool has changed my life. You can say that a large part to my lack of knowledge for this...

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My Fly Fishing Journey

My name is Rebeca Granillo, I am 27 years old and was raised in Holliday, Utah. I began fly fishing at the age of 21 when a dear friend of mine invited me to try the sport. Being someone who hadn’t fished a single day in their life prior to this upcoming experience, I just didn’t know what to expect, I was excited, nervous and so eager to catch a fish. I set out with my pink Ross Journey Fly Rod outfit in hand, a pair of ‘hand me down’ Redington kids waders, a spool of 5x tippet, some...

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