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Forgotten Classics with Don Bastian Weekend of March 22 – 24, 2013

Come out for an exclusive weekend getaway tying classic flies with Don Bastian at Dream Corners B’nB in Fergus. The weekend will start early Friday evening March 22 with an informal dinner in town. Class will start Saturday morning after … Continue reading

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#362 – Ace of Spades

Tied by: Don Bastian Originated by: Don Bastian Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook 8xl #1 Thread: Black 8/0 Tail: Black duck or goose quill sections, paired Body: Silver flat tinsel Rib: Silver oval tinsel Belly: Black bucktail … Continue reading

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#345 – Jungle Queen

Tied by: Don Bastian Originated by: Carrie Stevens Source: Carrie G. Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies – Hilyard 138-139 Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Steamer 6xl Thread: Black 8/0 Tag: Silver flat tinsel Tail: Black hackle … Continue reading

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#321 – Committee

Tied by: Don Bastian Originated by: Don Bastian Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook 8xl #1 Thread: White 8/0 Tag: Silver flat tinsel Tail: Golden pheasant tippet Butt: Red chenille Body: Light orange floss Rib: Silver flat tinsel … Continue reading

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#290 – Grizzly Orange

Tied by: Don Bastian Originated by: Don Bastian Source: Forgotten Flies 1999, Schmookler & Sils – Pg. 442 Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook 6xl #1 Thread: Red 8/0 Tail: Yellow hackle fivers Body: Flat gold tinsel Belly: … Continue reading

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#268 – High Roller

Tied by: Don Bastian Originated by: Don Bastian Source: Forgotten Flies 1999, Schmookler & Sils – Pg. 445 Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook 6xl #1 Thread: Black Tail: Barred wood duck Butt: Black ostrich herl Body: Flat … Continue reading

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#252 – BYR Smelt

Tied by: Don Bastian Originated by: Don Bastian Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook 6xl #1 Thread: Brown Tail: Red hackle fibers Body: Flat silver tinsel Ribbing: Embossed silver tinsel Throat: White hackle fibers Wing: 2 silver Dr. … Continue reading

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#226 – Charles E. Wheeler

Tied by: Don Bastian Originated by: Carrie Stevens Sources: Carrie G. Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies – Hilyard Pg. 7-8, 75, 130-131 Hook: #2 Partridge CS15 Thread: White Tag: Flat silver tinsel Body: Red floss / … Continue reading

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