I have not tied a streamer in some time, so the other day I sat down to tie one up and present it to you.
The streamer is "John's Pond" and it's named after a beautiful area in the western Maine mountains. John's Pond is located among fir trees and birch and it's trails and mountains have been walked by me many times. The streamer is tied in the Rangeley style and it captures the beauty of the area.
The ingredient list if you would like to tie "John's Pond"
That is a beauty!! Picture perfect!ReplyDelete
Pete I appreciate that.
Gorgeous streamer Alan! Nice trip you had the other day with the skater too!ReplyDelete
Will it's enjoyable to catch a few brookies on a fly that was created for them decades ago. I have another one coming.
You are one of my favorite tiers.ReplyDelete
Bob you make me feel wonderful with comments as such, and I appreciate it.
I would never have the ability to tie something like that, but really enjoy looking at them.ReplyDelete
Mark my exact words 16 years ago....I was the all-thumbs ace.
Now that's a beautiful fly! Let's see how it fishes.ReplyDelete
Howard I'll let you know the next time I'm at John's Pond".
Theresa tied as "Sundog" was.
That fly is a work of art if you ask me. Beautiful and I'm sure effective to boot. Well done, Alan.ReplyDelete
Sam, if I get back up there I'll sure give it a try, or perhaps later October on the Farmington.
Alan your streamers are my favorite fly you tie,I think it's because,number one I don't see anyone tie them and secondly they are flat out beautiful. Some day when I retire I am going to spend more time learning about them. In the meantime I will enjoy yours. Sometime email me as to what you would charge me to own one. Thankyou that fly is beautiful.ReplyDelete
Brad the long fly has interested me since the mid 70's but it wasn't until my first grand child was born in 2000 that I picked up the bobbin and started tying them. It's been a wonderful experience. E-mail will follow.
You haven't lost the knack that's for certain, lovely tying.ReplyDelete
Thanks buddy, it's appreciated.
Beautiful streamer i like it.. Are you great experience to ty them, well done.ReplyDelete
Armando they are enjoyable to tie, and sometimes they come out just right.