Dating Mills Flies

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Re: Dating Mills Flies

Post by ForumGhillie » Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:39 am

Two questions:

1) What was the dressing for the William Mills & Sons' Grizzly King pattern shown above?

2) How did the grade "gut"?

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Re: Dating Mills Flies

Post by bearbutt » Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:39 am

1) Your guess is as good as mine
2) Your guess is as good as mine

In other words--I have no bloody idea and would have to research both. I'll bring some of the Mills flies north this spring and you can try them out. You'll need a tin with felt pads to soak the gut though, you have one already, don't you? And a fly box for carrying snelled flies? Like Dana's well-organized tangle?



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Re: Dating Mills Flies

Post by Theroe » Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:28 pm

Comedian...... always one in every crowd :lol:
Soft and wet - the only way....
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