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Patterns From The Past

  • bucktail flies from amaine fly shop
    August 12, 2020

    Kennebago Trout Streamline Bucktails

           Streamer flies have come a long way in the last 70 years. The simple Bucktail streamer tied with varying portions of hair from a deer tail were some of the first flies tied for fly fishing. The material...

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  • rangeley grasshopper at a maine fly shop
    July 14, 2020

    Rangeley Grasshopper

    I have a great story about this pattern. I had my first fly tying lesson when I was about 12 years old and I remember it clearly. It was a woolly worm and it was at the long gone fly...

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  • light cahill at a maine fly shop
    June 11, 2020

    Light Cahill

    The featured fly in this posting is the Light Cahill wet fly. The Cahill family of flies come from New York and were originated in the 1880's by Daniel Cahill. It imitates a light colored mayfly and in it's early...

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  • Warden's Worry - Rangeley Region Sports Shop
    May 6, 2020

    Warden's Worry

      This month's pattern from the past is the Warden's Worry. This streamer was originated in 1930 by Maine Game Warden Joseph Stickney of Saco. This pattern was in the Fletcher's Fly Shop catalog from the beginning and appeared for...

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  • dr grathem at a maine flt shop
    April 5, 2020

    Dr. Grantham

        This month's fly from the past is the Dr. Grantham streamer. This pattern is of local origin and tied for the Rangeley Region Sports Shop. There is no history on the pattern other then what was told to...

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  • kennebago wolf at maine fly shop
    March 8, 2020

    Kennebago Wolf (Welch Dry Fly)

        This month’s pattern is the Kennebago Wolf.  The Kennebago Wolf is listed in the 1947 Fletcher’s Fly Shop catalog. It is listed as a “New  Wulff fly - Lee Wulff pattern".  It was created by George Fletcher in...

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