About The Artist

What do you get when you combine fly fishing, a scrap yard, and an artist with a vision?

You get Dead Weight Fly—where fly fishing and art meet.

“Steam Punk”     “Funky”     “Rad”     “Energetic”     “A Cutting Edge Spin On A Timeless Tradition”  

These are just a few of the words that have been used by people all over the world to describe the unique creations made by Ryan Sharpe, Artist and Creator of Dead Weight Fly. Whether it’s a one-of-a-kind metal sculpture, a unique brilliant watercolor or highlighter print, unique apparel, or custom imprinted logos and stickers,  he captures the splendid brilliance of life under the water. His work which began by word of mouth and led to an Instagram sensation,  has been featured in Orvis, Patagonia, Hoo-Rag, and Natty Greene’s Brewing Company, to name a few. 

To view Ryan’s gallery of work or order you own unique signature piece, go to www.DeadWeightFly.com


If you love fly fishing, you get it.