You know someone has made an impact in our sport when you have a fly named after you or your name becomes synonymous with a fly design pattern. Think "Lefty's Deceiver" and Bob Clouser's "Clouser minnow".
Until recently, the namesake of that other essential saltwater fly- the Crazy Chalie- has stayed pretty much out of the focus of popular fly fishing culture.
This was until the release of the "drift" fly fishing DVD.
Here's to another legend in our sport!