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calftail 07-06-2013 06:44 PM

Dr. Mummy
 
"Bugs" Beaty tied the fly.....

I know who Dr. Mummy was. Anybody else?

http://i678.photobucket.com/albums/v...ps7dcaa7d9.jpg

theboz 07-06-2013 07:57 PM

Re: Dr. Mummy
 
He was a doctor from Denver. Ard [Hardy Reels} ties a wicked one!

calftail 07-08-2013 05:06 AM

Re: Dr. Mummy
 
Meet Dr. Nolie Mumey. He is quite a story and was an accomplished man. He died in 1984. You can see why the fly was named "Dr. Mummy" if you take a look at his autograph at the bottom of his picture.

http://i678.photobucket.com/albums/v...psb66ce1a4.jpg
http://i678.photobucket.com/albums/v...ps0c64bf55.jpg

calftail 07-08-2013 10:48 AM

Re: Dr. Mummy
 
Here is an illustration of the Dr.Mummy fly from George Grant in his book "Montana Trout Flies"; and a comment he made: "The DR.MUMMY was a most popular fly until the advent of the spinning reel about 1950 when flyfishing went into a decline in Montana, and many of these old patterns were lost because they were unknown to a new generation of fly-tyers and fly fisherman when the fly resurgence occurred."

http://i678.photobucket.com/albums/v...ps06b363d4.jpg


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