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- Sun May 10, 2020 12:53 pm
- Forum: The Bar Stool
- Topic: Eastern Fly Fishing - May/June 2020
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At one of the golf tournaments, Tiger Woods was at the first tee being announced. They started naming all the events he had won, until, finally, Phil Mickleson yelled, "Wouldn't it be easier if you named the ones he hasn't won?" I guess with Mike, we will need to introduce him by what he hasn’t writ...
- Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:16 pm
- Forum: The Dry Fly
- Topic: Art Lee's High Wing Emerger?
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Bill Phillips actually did not invent the Usual, but was there when Fran Betters did, and took off with it. Bill walked into the Angler's Nook in the spring of 1976, and showed me a fly and asked me to quess what it was tied with. He gave me one, and then left after several days for the Beaverkill, ...
Not sure about the DDT, but have long thought the Mayflies are getting smaller. In the early 70's we used to match the Hendrickson with a size 12, it is a 14 now. Henry McIntyre, one of my mentors, had fished the Battenkill back in the late teens (100 years ago), when brook trout were still king. He...