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Al Knudson selected flies
Al Knudson selected flies
Selection of eight artificial flies tied by Al Knudson; in fly plate mounted in shadow-box frame (28 x 28 cm.) with signature card of Al Knudson., Title supplied., Shadow box likely made by Scott Christensen., Flies gathered by Danny Beatty., Framed by Scott Christensen, Acquired by library in July 2009., Gift of Danny Beatty.
Creel
Creel
Fish basket or leather creel, split-willow, French woven, with leather reinforcement; leather strip embossing on shoulder strap. This appears to be a "Supreme;" the most popular model produced. The no. 4 indicated it had a capacity of 25 pounds according to industry standards for sizing creels., "4A" embossed on lid; "Established 1857, The George Lawrence Co., Portland, Oregon" molded on metal cartouche on center front near bottom., Creel originally belonged to the father of Jack C. Hutchinson., Acquired by library ca. 2006., Gift of Jack C. Hutchinson.
Silk fly line dryer
Silk fly line dryer
A handmade device for drying silk line used in fly fishing., Title supplied., Item expands (23 to 43 cm.); affixed to base (13 x 13 cm.), Acquired by library in 2009., Gift of Jack C. Hutchinson., On label under base: "LETCHER LAMBUTH C-1971." Also inscribed: "AL SEVEREID."
Skykomish Sunrise
Skykomish Sunrise
1/0 Skykomish Sunrise tied by George McLeod on December 18, 2006, at his home in Anacortes, Washington. This fly was tied without hackle pliers, bobbin or whip finishing tool., Tied by George McLeod in 2006, Acquired by library in 2006., Gift of George McLeod.
Skykomish Yellow
Skykomish Yellow
1/0 Skykomish Yellow (adaptation of Skykomish Sunrise) tied by George McLeod on December 18, 2006 at his home in Anacortes, Washington. This fly was tied without hackle pliers, bobbin or whip finishing tool., Tied by George McLeod in 2006, Acquired by library in 2006., Gift of George McLeod.
Stimson & Lambuth dry fly fishing rod #19
Stimson & Lambuth dry fly fishing rod #19
3 piece, 9.5 ft., spiral constructed bamboo rod, in cloth rod bag., Signed: "Stimson & Lambuth #19 1938.", Restored in 2010 by Tom Fulk., Acquired by library in 2009.
Steel telescoping rod
Steel telescoping rod
Steel telescoping rod (convertible); expands from 98 - 210 cm., Gift to Danny Beatty from his father ca. 1943-44., Acquired by library in 2009., Gift of Danny Beatty.
Warren Erholm selected flies
Warren Erholm selected flies
Selection of eight artificial flies tied by Warren Erholm; in fly plate mounted in shadow-box frame (28 x 29 cm.)., Title supplied., Frame verso: Custom Shadow Boxes by Scott Christensen., Flies gathered by Danny Beatty., Framed by Scott Christensen, Acquired by library in July 2009., Donated by Stuart Erholm.
Warren Erholm selected flies
Warren Erholm selected flies
Selection of nine artificial flies tied by Warren Erholm; in fly plate mounted in shadow-box frame (28 x 28 cm.)., Title supplied., Frame verso: Custom Shadow Boxes by Scott Christensen., Flies gathered by Danny Beatty., Framed by Scott Christensen, Acquired by library in July 2009., Donated by Stuart Erholm.