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Thread: Vintage Blind Eye Hooks

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    Default Vintage Blind Eye Hooks

    Got these as a gift. They're about 70-80 years old, maybe more!!
    The largest are about 1/0 based on the modern hook in the upper right corner, with the smallest about size 2.

    Looking forward to getting some flies on them




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    Default Re: Vintage Blind Eye Hooks

    That is very cool! The hooks are in great shape! Looking foward to see what you do with them! Got me thinking about the old SW hooks I have. Mmmm!
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    Awesome! I am jealous! can't wait to see the flies from them, are you going to tie with some of them?
    The tug is the drug

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    Default Re: Vintage Blind Eye Hooks

    Quote Originally Posted by latshki View Post
    Awesome! I am jealous! can't wait to see the flies from them, are you going to tie with some of them?

    I sure am gonna tie with them - the first fly is gonna be a "Childers"

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