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Olive Wood Duck Darter by Cameron Sangster

Tied by: Cameron Sangster Originated by: Cameron Sangster Olive Wood Duck Darter Streamer Fly Pattern Recipe Hook: Mustad #2 6xl Thread: Black 8/0 Tail: 2 matching slips of barred wood duck Body: Gold flat tinsel Rib: Silver oval tinsel Throat: … Continue reading

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Hooks and Collectable Streamers

It’s been quite some time since I posted a cache of Ebay finds. This week there are tons of great items to put you bids in on. First up is one of my favourite hooks to tie streamers on, the … Continue reading

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Ancient Chattan tied by Larry Leight

Tied by: Larry Leight Originated by: Larry Leight Ancient Chattan Streamer Fly Pattern Recipe Hook: Edgar Sealey & Sons 1762.B #2/0 7xl Thread: Black 8/0 Body: Silver flat tinsel Belly: Yellow then lavender then white bucktail (sparse) Throat: Purple then … Continue reading

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Lake Champlain Smelt by Bill Chandler

Tied by: Bill Chandler Originated by: Bill Chandler Lake Champlain Smelt Fly Pattern Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook #1 8xl Thread: White 8/0 Tag: Silver flat tinsel Body: Yellow silk Rib: Silver flat tinsel Belly: White bucktail … Continue reading

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Don Bastian Fly Tying Demo’s Ontario Dates

If you need any more information or registration details on any of the events below, please contact Don via donbastianwetflies.com Thursday March 12th – Grand River Outfitting and Fly Shop – 6 – 9 pm. It was 20 years ago … Continue reading

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James M. Warner January 8, 1928 – February 12, 2015

Jim was a wonderful kind-hearted man with a quick wit and a hearty laugh. He cherished his family and made his living in the heart of the Lakes Region in Wolfeboro, NH. He spent nearly half a century on the … Continue reading

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Lew Oatman, Carrie Stevens and Jack Gartside on Ebay

It’s been some time since I’ve posted any Ebay items, but there is a nice range of items coming up recently. First up is a rare Lew Oatman streamer. It is a Bill Edson pattern, the Edson Dark Tiger, one … Continue reading

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Preventing Wing Roll in Traditional Featherwing Streamers – Stanley Wilfred Williams

The traditional method of “stacking the stems” did not work for me right from the start. The wing would have a tendency to roll and make me very frustrated after I had spent an hour getting the chassis (as I … Continue reading

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