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Chris Helm - In Remembrance

In remembrance,

It was with sadness that l learned today that my friend Chris Helm passed away after a long battle with cancer.

Many of you may have met Chris at the many fly fishing events around the country demonstrating his fly tying skills, he was one of the worlds best tyers and a master at tying deer hair flies, all be it Chris was a very accomplished tyer for all types of fly. 144 more words

Historical References

Edson Tiger

I have had some questions about the Edson brass eyes and where they can be obtained.  All the info is in this article alone with contact and purchase details. 640 more words

Fly Tying

Edson Tiger

One of the great classic American streamers, developed by the well know fly tier  Bill Edson in 1929. The Edson Tiger dark & light where influenced by a streamer called “Dick´s Killer” that Edson received from fellow fly tier Dick Eastman of New Hampshire in 1928.   595 more words

Fly Tying

Quill-Body Sulphur Mayfly Duns

Some years ago, like ten, after Barry Beck told me in a conversation that the Orvis Flexi-Floss floats, as compared to Wapsi Spanflex that sinks, and being latex, rots after a few years, I began using the Flexi-Floss, a spandex product made by DuPont, for a smooth, quill-body substitute in a number of mayfly dry fly patterns. 1,295 more words

Fly Pattern Recipes

Edson Tiger

One of the great classic American streamers, developed by the well know fly tier  Bill Edson in 1929. The Edson Tiger dark & light where influenced by a streamer called “Dick´s Killer” that Edson received from fellow fly tier Dick Eastman of New Hampshire in 1928.   595 more words

Fly Tying

Edson Tiger

One of the great classic American streamers, developed by the well know fly tier  Bill Edson in 1929. The Edson Tiger dark & light where influenced by a streamer called “Dick´s Killer” that Edson received from fellow fly tier Dick Eastman of New Hampshire in 1928.   597 more words

Fly Tying

'The Avengers 2' gets a release date

We already have the exciting news that Joss Whedon will be back to direct and write the sequel to ‘The Avengers’ and there is more exciting news on the way. 150 more words

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