Posted on August 03 2008
“Scroll back a quarter century to a narrow store front at 26 Broadway, a place that advertises shoe repair. Every Denver fisherman knows it for something else. At a time when wading boots have the life expectancy of the average housefly, Uyeno’s shop is the one reliable haven for repair. With unerring efficiency and shockingly low prices, he applies patches that will not leak, vulcanizes felt soles, shores up lagging spirits.” Charlie Meyers profiles 88-year-old wader repairman and fly fisher George Uyeno in the Denver Post.