Spider Fly Related (John Shaner Reference Listings)

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Spider Fly Related (John Shaner Reference Listings)

Post by letumgo » Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:57 am

While surfing the internet last week, I came across an excellent Spider Fly reference list. The reference sheets were created by John Shaner (Greenwell), who offers them to people who attend his presentation at the Fly Shows.

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Thanks John, for giving me permission to share these on the forum. These are excellent reference documents.
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Re: Spider Fly Related (John Shaner Reference Listings)

Post by DOUGSDEN » Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:50 pm

Thank you for posting these listings! They are fantastic and now available to us with just the click of a button!
John, as always, many thanks for creating these! Your work and knowledge in this area is simply awesome and I am always glad to see you post items here on the forum!
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Re: Spider Fly Related (John Shaner Reference Listings)

Post by Bazzer69 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:54 pm

John and Ray, many thanks for the pdf’s
Love both fly fishing and fly tying, been doing it for a while
But not much good at either
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Re: Spider Fly Related (John Shaner Reference Listings)

Post by Theroe » Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:14 am

Excellent references, many thanks to John.

But I want to add one more place to the list: the Catskill Flyfishing Center & Museum, which has been of one of my best resources for finding old materials. Many people leave items to the museum, and some of them are put up for sale in the store.

Recently, I have picked up Piersal‘s silk, a few old hooks, snipe wings, brown owl, seal and heron to name but a few. Last year I found a bunch of spools of white silk from Reed tackle, size 6/0and 8/0 unused!

It’s a great institution, every dollar spent there helps them, and ultimately US out.

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