Search found 96 matches
Just returned home from the opening day festivities, what a great time! The two celebrity guest were great people! Very down to earth and easy to be around. Mary was very shocked and a little embarrassed that so much was being made of her I think. But, I think that everyone that knows Mary knows she...
- Fri Mar 25, 2011 3:07 pm
- Forum: The Bar Stool
- Topic: Where did Sparse Grey Hackle live?
- Replies: 1
- Views: 1455
I have had this fascination with where some of the old time tiers have lived. Just wondering where Alfred Miller lived? And are there any pictures of his home? While I am asking how about Ed Hewitt also? I think about this often, wish some one would of taken more photos back then of where certain ti...
Love George Harvey's leader formula, slack/line cast leader! He showed my wife and son and I the "proper" way to cast it in his front yard years ago. He was then in his mid 80's,had trouble walking then but what a casting machine! Perfect casts every time! Nice leader for the "picky" fish!
- Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:00 pm
- Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
- Topic: Jim Warner Streamers
- Replies: 2
- Views: 981
I know Mr Warner of NH is not a Catskill tier but he is very influential in streamer flies and a big part of passing on the Carrie Stevens tradition. Any one interested in adding him to your fly collection check out his flies on e-bay. I just won a card of three of his flies for my collection! ;) If...
The Timber wolf fly was originated by Don Gapen of Minnesota . It was used mainly for blue gill or pan fish in general. Had a bright floss body most often yellow but other colors were used.Wings were hackle tips tied spent. Hope this helped!