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by BruceC
Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Veevus thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2734

Re: Veevus thread

Good deal, Joe. I've tied with it this week and still like it a lot. It lays down nicely and behaves a bit better than UTC 70 in the fraying department. Competition and choice always helps the tier.
by BruceC
Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Veevus thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2734

Re: Veevus thread

I got a few sample rolls of a new thread from Superfly (Canadian distributor) at the International this year. It's called "Superthread Flat". It's manufactured in Italy and the 6/0 I tried was excellent. I don't have any measurements on break strength but I tied 50 foam beetles over the course of th...
by BruceC
Mon Oct 28, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Salmon Flies
Topic: Bo Peep
Replies: 7
Views: 2187

Re: Bo Peep

Nice fly, John. Hope to see it in person at Danbury.
by BruceC
Mon Jul 29, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Aaron's Memorial
Replies: 5
Views: 786

Aaron's Memorial

A quick note to once again thank everyone for your generous support on behalf of Aaron Hirschhorn's memorial at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center. The memorial will be in place for this weekend's SummerFest at the museum. Jeff and I will be there on saturday. If you're planning on being at the museum ...
by BruceC
Sat May 25, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: MEMORIAL FOR AARON HIRSCHHORN
Replies: 5
Views: 2826

Re: MEMORIAL FOR AARON HIRSCHHORN-update

UPDATE: Preparations for Aaron's memorial at the Museum are moving along nicely. Jeff and I will have more specific information shortly. Once again, thanks for your interest and generosity.

Stay safe this Memorial Day weekend.

Bruce
by BruceC
Wed May 01, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: MEMORIAL FOR AARON HIRSCHHORN
Replies: 5
Views: 2826

Re: MEMORIAL FOR AARON HIRSCHHORN

Hi Ray and thanks for following up. We still have donations coming in and are working with the museum to determine location, timing, etc. I will be posting updates over the next few weeks as plans solidify. On behalf of Aaron's family, Jeff and I want to once again, say thanks to all of you for your...
by BruceC
Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: CFTG Rendezvous - April 20th
Replies: 7
Views: 1006

Re: CFTG Rendezvous - April 20th

See you there, guys. Jeff and myself will be bringing a ton of stuff "from the desk of" Aaron Hirschhorn. We're helping his family find new homes for some of his fly fishing materials and rods.
by BruceC
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:39 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: MEMORIAL FOR AARON HIRSCHHORN
Replies: 5
Views: 2826

Re: MEMORIAL FOR AARON HIRSCHHORN

PS - I think I recognize that spot Aaron is fishing, on his beloved Neversink... if memory serves me correctly I bumped into Aaron and Bruce there one chilly morning, not too many years ago...

And you caught a fish there that day too :)
by BruceC
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: MEMORIAL FOR AARON HIRSCHHORN
Replies: 5
Views: 2826

MEMORIAL FOR AARON HIRSCHHORN

As most of you know by now, Aaron Hirschhorn passed away earlier this month. Often, while attending various events at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum, he would peruse the various plaques displayed at the museum in memory of fly fishermen who had passed on. He would muse that this or that...
by BruceC
Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: AARON HIRSCHHORN
Replies: 8
Views: 1272

Re: AARON HIRSCHHORN

For those of you in the area who knew Aaron, here is the funeral information: Tomorrow (thursday, 3/14) at 11:00 AM at Hellmans Funeral Home in Spring Valley, NY. 15 State Street Spring Valley, NY 10977 845-356-8600 Condolences may be sent to the Bernstein/Hirschhorn Family, 10 Windermere Brook Lane...