Ever wonder how fully dressed salmon fly goes from a bare iron to a masterpiece? Well here is an inside look from a Master, Shawn Mitchell.
A set of ten impressive salmon flies from the vise of Shawn Mitchell
Shawn Mitchell, master tyer of classic Atlantic Salmon flies, handcrafted this beautiful one of a kind fly box to help support the Wild Steelhead Coalition's year end fundraising campaign. Made from 1200 year old sustainably harvested...Show More Summary
After initially issuing a statement saying researchers would be allowed to study Junior Seau's brain, the Seau family is having second thoughts. Shawn Mitchell, the family's pastor, had this to say to Reuters, reported by Corrie MacLaggan,...Show More Summary
"Junior was philanthropic," says San Diego Chargers team chaplain Shawn Mitchell.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The family of former NFL star Junior Seau will donate his brain for research into repetitive head injuries. San Diego Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell said the family made the decision Thursday. “The Seau family really has, almost like Junior, a philanthropic approach, where they always desire to help others,” Mitchell said [...]
Junior Seau's family will donate the NFL legend's brain to be studied for concussion research... a rep for the family has announced. San Diego Chargers team chaplain Shawn Mitchell told The L.A. Times, "The family was considering this almost from…
Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell tells Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times that the family of Chargers linebacker Junior Seau has decided to allow his brain to be studied. Seau died Wednesday of a gunshot wound to the chest. His death has been ruled a suicide. Per Farmer, the family has not yet determined which…
Researchers in Boston want to study the brain of the late Junior Seau for evidence of Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy. Seau’s family may decide to allow it. Pastor Shawn Mitchell told Reuters that Seau’s family is “considering” the request. Frankly, it would be a surprise if Seau’s brain doesn’t show evidence of CTE. He played one…
“This fly was inspired by a popular fashion house which found itself lent to the prole drift. I wanted to take something so typically blue-blood, twist it 180°… and create something modern yet reminiscent of a victorian garish past. The Chav salmon fly is a suggestion of what the british hierarchy had become; a thing [...]
Shawn Mitchell has been a Hatches contributor who many of you may know from his traditional Salmon Fly patterns. Attention to detail, the accuracy, and history behind the fly pattern is what makes his flies special. But then there are the Freestyle flies. The ideas and concepts that take an extreme level of creativity to [...]
Every so often I get an email from Shawn Mitchell from “down-under”. Shawn is a Hatches contributor but more-so a crazy talent creating salmon flies. This email was no different than any of the previous… a mind-blowing fly, and some Australian slang that leaves me clueless. This is Shawn’s “The Three of Diamonds” fly… Inspiring [...]
Democrat Shawn Mitchell, an Iraq veteran and small-business owner in Loudoun County, will run for state Senate in a new Republican leaning district in Northern Virginia. “As your senator, I will work to cut through the politics and...Show More Summary
Hatches contributor Shawn Mitchell sent this beauty over. The Jock Scott is arguable the most well known salmon fly, designed in 1850s by Jock Scott. A pattern with a foundation in proportion and appeal of its flawless design, Shawn’s fly is nothing short of spectacular. Shawn l lives in Perth, western Australia and can be [...]
Shawn Mitchell give his detailed tutorial on the Canadian Black Dose (reduced). What appears to be an advanced tie, is broken into easy to follow steps.
On Friday, State Senator Shawn Mitchell stormed out of a session of the Colorado State Legislature aimed at approving legislation reforming the quasi-state-owned insurance company Pinnacol. This came a few weeks after Mitchell advised...Show More Summary
Sen. Shawn Mitchell, as we've had the unfortunate duty of noting previously, has a bit of a, well, distasteful side. Here's a little snippet of audio we were forwarded this week from the Pinnacol investigative committee hearings, chaired by the lovely and gracious Sen. Morgan Carroll. More on Twitter