Poppy Cummins is more than your average fly shop guy. He is old school. He is well versed on the on everything from 18′ Competition Spey rods, the longest longbelly spey lines, to Winches (reels), building Bamboo fly rods, the latest ingle handers, switch rods, to the shortest Scandinavian and Skagit shooting heads known to mankind.
Poppy Cummins is Old School.
Poppy is a long time Spey guy that started The Red Shed fly shop with humble beginnings (the venerable junkyard Spey rod comes to mind) He now has one of the coolest Spey and Flyfishing shops and sites around.
He carries Elite brands such as Gaelforce, Royal Wulff, Beulah Arrowhead, Ballistic, OPST, Airflo, Burkheimer, Winston, Meiser, Echo, Abel, Bauer, Ross, Farlex, Orvis, Dan Bailey,and much, much more.
He is a very experienced Spey fisherman and extremely knowledgeable about Swinging flies and any product related to the Spey Game. He knows his products. So if you need advice, he’s your man. His customer service is unsurpassed.
He hosts a great Spey Clave which I have not attended but is definitely on my bucket list.
He hosts a great forum.
And last but not least is hosts the Redneck O Rama Distance Spey Competition in Conjunction with his Spey Gathering.