Knot the Reel World Fly Fishing is run by owner and head guide Chris Siess, who has been fly fishing since the age of ten when his mother booked him lessons with well known tier, bamboo rod builder and fly fisherman Hank Woolman. That lesson has led to a pretty bad obsession for chasing fish with the long rod. Chris spent his childhood chasing bass in local farm ponds and saltwater quarry on the Outer Banks. Post college, Chris spent several seasons playing in mountains of Colorado as a ski bum and fly fishing guide for Aspen Outfitting Company. Chris has since returned to Virginia to chase the multiple species, both fresh and salt, available in the Old Dominion. Chris spends nearly as much time tying as he does fishing. From first tying simple flies with the hair off the family pet Border Collies, he now ties flies for fish all over the world.

Please note, while we’ve had many questions as to whether we are a full service fly shop, at this time this business is still only a guiding service with custom flies for sale. Advice is always free of course!

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