If you ever find yourself in Minturn, Colorado on a Wednesday night during the winter months, you’re in for a treat. Here at the fly shop there’s never a dull moment. A group of bearded men sit around a big table drinking local craft beer while bantering back and forth about how their new shimmery creation is going to rip lips better than any other fly out there. Glancing into their tying boxes, you’ll notice that the materials within are supplies that you would probably find in a Girl Scout’s arts and crafts collection. It's common to find every color of the rainbow in nail polish, google eyes, feathers, fur, beads, tinsel and beyond. While tying pink sparkly fluff on a hook and discussing what to name it (maybe ‘Sparkle Fairy Princess’), I quickly realized that any outsider walking...

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