Remembering Mark L.

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Remembering Mark L.

Post by Ron Eagle Elk » Sat May 11, 2019 8:17 pm

I was reminded of the passing of Mark Libertone the other day and decided to add a couple of his favs to my fly box. The Fish Hawk. Mustad 3906B size 12, thread Danville's,6/0 primrose, Hackle, badger hen, tag and rib small gold flat tinsel, body is one strand of Larguntan orange silk floss.

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Gennessee Jewel. Mustad 3906 size 12, Thread gray Danville's 6/0, Hackle white hen, tag and rib, pearl tinsel, tail white hen hackle fibers, white rabbit dubbing. I think Mark's version had a neater, more tapered body. It's been a while since I've seen it or tied it.
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Re: Remembering Mark L.

Post by letumgo » Sat May 11, 2019 9:00 pm


Thank you for posting these flies. It brought a smile to my face. Mark would have been delighted to see your versions of these flies. Very well done. I am happy to see you back at the vice. I’ve been a fan of your tying for many years now.

Lovely wee wets. ;)

Beautifully photographed, too...
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Re: Remembering Mark L.

Post by tie2fish » Sat May 11, 2019 9:25 pm

What a lovely way to remember Mark. Thank you, REE, for for the sublime tying and excellent photos.
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Re: Remembering Mark L.

Post by redietz » Sun May 12, 2019 7:59 pm

Thanks, REE. Many of us miss Mark tremendously.
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