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by Bud
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Darwin Atkin
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: Darwin Atkin

Darwin Atkin also developed the Waste-Trol waste catcher and the vise extension that is still sold by Dyna-King. With it, he and many West Coast tyers after him would reverse the extension, drop the vise below the table top, and tie in their laps--a much more natural position. That's what I do. Some...
by Bud
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Patterns by John Atherton
Replies: 21
Views: 8581

Re: Patterns by John Atherton

>>The publisher was recently made aware of this problem and to the delight of those of us involved with that title corrections are being made. They will be reflected in a subsequent second printing.<< Mike-- That's good news. I'm the world's worst proofreader, and people who live in glass houses sho...
by Bud
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Fly Tying Symposium, November 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 951

Re: Fly Tying Symposium, November 2017

It's also a three-hour drive from Baja Westchester--no longer a day trip. Bummer. :(

--Bud
by Bud
Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Materials Charts
Replies: 30
Views: 2241

Re: Materials Charts

My main question / concern would be on the best way to attach the materials to the pages. Old privately made versions are often just high acid paper with scotch tape which over time breaks down and fails to last more than a few decades. What can be done to assure lasting quality? In the January Gaz...
by Bud
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Materials Charts
Replies: 30
Views: 2241

Re: Materials Charts

Several years ago (1975). the late Dick Salmon, a member of Debruce, undertook the task of assembling several handmade books of popular fly patterns and their materials. He personally assembled each book using his own calligraphy and gluing each piece of material to the pages. The remaining books w...
by Bud
Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: The Legend of Dan Cahill
Replies: 11
Views: 1097

Re: The Legend of Dan Cahill

Folks--

I had an exchange with Ed Van Put yesterday, and the article as he wrote it will appear in the March Catskill Fly Tyers Guild Gazette.

Many thanks to Ed and to those who suggested that he get the original article out via the Gazette.

--Bud
by Bud
Wed Jan 18, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Guild Meeting
Replies: 8
Views: 731

Re: Guild Meeting

Jeff--

Yes, that's supposed to be a feature of every meeting. Some folks forget, but there always are swappers and hence swaps.

--Bud
by Bud
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Guild Meeting
Replies: 8
Views: 731

Re: Guild Meeting

According to the thank-you note for the last batch of flies that I ran in the last Gazette , the flies were used for the "second annual Casting For Recovery Upstate New York Retreat on the Douglaston Salmon Run in Pulaski, NY, in August," where they were catching bass. I dunno if that's what's inten...
by Bud
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Guild Meeting
Replies: 8
Views: 731

Re: Guild Meeting

The January 2017 meeting of the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild will be held on January 21 at 1:00 P.M. in the Wulff Gallery at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum, 1031 Old Route 17, Livingston Manor, NY. We will be tying flies to donate to Casting for Recovery. Bring your vise, tools, and material...
by Bud
Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Darbee hackle
Replies: 17
Views: 2040

Re: Darbee hackle

>>I have had the great fortune to be taught & mentored by one of Harrys contemporaries(who is still alive).<<

Wow. That'ts really interesting. I'm sure others are as curious as I am: Who would that be?

--Bud