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Old 11-12-2007, 10:19 AM
Midgeaholic Midgeaholic is offline
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Re: Cataloging your fly-tying names - by Randal Sumner

I derive a great deal of satisfaction from building my rods, tying my own flies and coming up with new patterns or improvements or innovations, tying and customizng my own leaders. It gives this fabulous sport a sort of "what goes around comes around feel." Andy Kim, a phenomenal guide and fly tier on the San Juan and I, once had a discussion about registering his flies in patent. He felt that his patterns were stolen and someone wrote a book calling his patterns theirs, (Midge Magic). I know for fact that Andy was marketing his flies long before the book, however, he did not act to write his own book soon enough. Andy is still one angry fly fishing pro. It's hard to put restrictions on creativity and thinking.. midgeaholic
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