The Origins of Tight-Line Nymphing - Eric Palmer

The origins of European Style Nymphing (ESN) are often hotly debated. In this episode we speak with Eric Palmer - author of the essay: Ted Towendolly and the Origin of Short-Line Nymphing on the Upper Sac - How the Wintu Indians, the 49ers, Ted Fay, and Joe Kimsey Impacted Modern-day Nymphing with a Fly.

Join us as Eric reads from his essay and describes an amazing journey that begins in the 1800s on the banks of the upper Trinity River and ends in present day Dunsmuir California along the Upper Sacramento River.

Eric's throughly researched take on the subject is dense with information and offers more insight into which region invented High Stick Nymphing - the US, or the EU?

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