10 lot of Wendell Folkins Streamers

10 Wendell Folkins Streamers

10 Wendell Folkins Streamers
10 Wendell Folkins Streamers

A cool little collection of Wendell Folkins streamers. Includes – Green Hornet, Pink Lady, Golden Witch, Red Streak, Grey Ghost, Shang’s Special, Allie’s Favorite, Green Beauty, Silver Doctor and one I can’t identify.

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R79 vs 94720

Just uploaded these 2 to the hook archive. The newer R79 is a bit shorter, with a thicker wire and micro barb. It’s a much nicer hook to tie on than the older 94720, which feels like tying on overcooked spaghetti.

Mustad 79 Hook Profile
Mustad 79 Hook Profile
Mustad 94720 Hook Profile
Mustad 94720 Hook Profile
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Instagram Fun

So, I’ve been playing around a bit witht eh iPhone Instagram app. Luckily I have some fun subjects to shoot. Just in today was a nice little package of streamers from Don Bastian, and an other from Alan Grombacher.

8 Don Bastian Streamers
8 Don Bastian Streamers
Alan Grombacher - Jungle Pond Special
Alan Grombacher - Jungle Pond Special
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Mustad, Talon and Daiichi Hook Profiles Added

I’ve just completed another set of hooks. You can now see the Daiichi 2370 (Dick Talleur), Mustad L87, Mustad 9575 and Talon ST400 on the hook reference page. Lots more to come including a nice selection of Allcock, Sealey and Willis hooks.

Mustad 9575 Hook Profile
Mustad 9575 Hook Profile
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Stevens FRS Special on Auction

It’s been a while since I’ve seen one of these streamers on auction. It looks like an incredible specimen. The F.R.S. was named after Francis (Frank) Reast Smith (1873-1950) from Garden City, Long Island, New York. Good luck bidding.

FRS SPECIAL #2 bucktail streamer fly by Carrie Stevens

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3 New Hooks Added to the Reference Page

I’ve just finished uploading 3 new hook to the site, a black finish Partridge CS15, Allcock 2811 6xl Limerick and the classic TMC 300. Click here to see the full library.

Allcock 2811 6xl Limerick Hook Profile
Allcock 2811 6xl Limerick Hook Profile

We are down to 5 months before the premier of the first streamer. The submissions are rolling in now, and I’m busy putting together the blog posts. It will be a spectacular year of streamers that will not disappoint.

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Don Bastian Streamers

Click here for a preview of some of Don’s flies.

Don has been busy putting together some new offerings for the upcoming show season. Those lucky enough to drop by his table will be able to pick up one of his new streamer 4 packs of classic patterns.

Don Bastian Streamers - Grey Ghost, Merry Widow, Big Ben and America
Don Bastian Streamers - Grey Ghost, Merry Widow, Big Ben and America

Don also talks about the controversial band found in Carrie Stevens patterns. It’s long been a bit of a sticking point for myself whether to use it or not, but Don makes some excellent points on why we should be including it in the dressing of her streamers. It’s an interesting read with some streamer addict eye candy.

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Allcocks and More on Auction

I found a few nice auctions of Allcock and more. I would expect the auctions of the full boxes to reach between 50-100 each and the collection of hooks might go for upwards of 75.

Vintage Streamer Hooks



A nice little assortment of Allcocks and other hooks.



Allcock 2811 #4 (box)

Looks to be a full box of Allcock 2811 8xl hooks. I would love to have a few of these, so if you win, consider sending me a couple. Also check out the #6 Allcocks from this seller. Allcock 2811 #6 (box) Happy bidding and good luck.

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