Category Archives: Herbie Welch

Book Alert – Herbert L. Welch: Black Ghosts and Art in a Maine Guide’s Wilderness

The long-awaited book from authors Graydon Hilyard and Leslie Hilyard has been announced and is ready to hit shelves on December 1st, 2018. “Herbert L. Welch: Black Ghosts and Art in a Maine Guide’s Wilderness”, documents the infamous Maine outdoorsman … Continue reading

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Tying the Black Ghost Marabou

The Black Ghost Marabou is a simple to tie fly that is a killer on both lake and stream. The Black Ghost has it’s roots in Maine’s Rangeley region and was designed by the famous fly tyer Herb Welch back … Continue reading

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Black Ghost by Eunan Hendron

Tied by: Eunan Hendron Originated by: Herbert Welch Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing – Bates, 1966, pg. 228 Black Ghost Streamer Fly Pattern Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer hook 8xl #1 Thread: Black 8/0 Tail: Yellow hackle … Continue reading

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Petr Haisman Streamer Collection 2014

Petr Haisman Streamers Petr has been tying streamers now for a number of years and is an ever-present participant on the Streamer List. Hailing from the Czech Republic can be challenging for an active streamer tyer. Streamers require some specific … Continue reading

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Black Ghost Marabou Classic by Petr Haisman

Tied by: Petr Haisman Originated by: Herbert (Herbie) Welch Black Ghost Marabou Classic Streamer Fly Pattern Recipe Hook: Tiemco 300 #2 6xl Thread: Black 8/0 Tail: Yellow hackle fibers Body: Black floss Rib: Silver flat tinsel Throat: Yellow hackle fibers … Continue reading

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Black Ghost Marabou Pink Variant by Petr Haisman

Tied by: Petr Haisman Originated by: Herbert (Herbie) Welch Black Ghost Marabou Pink Variant Streamer Fly Pattern Recipe Hook: Tiemco 300 #2 6xl Thread: Black 8/0 Tail: Pink hackle fibers Body: Black floss Rib: Silver flat tinsel Throat: Pink hackle … Continue reading

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Black Ghost Marabou by Petr Haisman

Tied by: Petr Haisman Originated by: Herbert (Herbie) Welch Black Ghost Marabou Streamer Fly Pattern Recipe Hook: Tiemco 300 #2 6xl Thread: Black 8/0 Tail: Yellow hackle fibers Body: Black floss Rib: Silver flat tinsel Throat: Yellow hackle fibers Wing: … Continue reading

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Black Ghost Marabou Gold Variant by Petr Haisman

Tied by: Petr Haisman Originated by: Herbert (Herbie) Welch Black Ghost Marabou Gold Variant Streamer Fly Pattern Recipe Hook: Tiemco 300 #2 6xl Thread: Black 8/0 Tail: Yellow hackle fibers Body: Black floss Rib: Gold flat tinsel Throat: Yellow hackle … Continue reading

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