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

Ron,

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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Re: Remembering Mark L.

Post by gingerdun » Fri May 31, 2019 4:56 pm

Thanks for reminding us of Mark, Ron.
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Re: Remembering Mark L.

Post by hankaye » Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:16 am

REE, Howdy;

Beautiful flies, wonderful memories.

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Re: Remembering Mark L.

Post by Mike62 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:44 am

Alan's Small Stream Reflections has a very nice tribute to Mark Libertone this morning.

http://smallstreamreflections.blogspot.com/
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Re: Remembering Mark L.

Post by Ron Eagle Elk » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:45 am

Very nice, Mike, Thanks for posting that link.
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Re: Remembering Mark L.

Post by letumgo » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:49 am

Thanks Mike. This brought a big smile to my face. :D

Such a treat seeing the blog post and photos. Mark would have enjoyed seeing these.
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Re: Remembering Mark L.

Post by hankaye » Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:46 am

Mike62, Howdy;

Thanks for that.

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