Some stories and photos of days in 1978-1979 when JMH and I looked for arrowheads in the Owens Valley and I found time to chase Chukkar up (and down) lava mounds East of Tinemaha Res….
…and, today (10-22-08), I discovered that I will be receiving some Gamakatsu Executive Series Hooks….so, some of my favorite EMERGER patterns will soon be tied up on them and shown here… also, below are two of my favorite leader and tippet materials…and how the kids learned to wade ( jump in!!!)…
Jean Marie Hon, Little Dry Lake, Lone Pine, CA 1978 ( Winchester Mdl. 63 )
Owens Valley in winter…
The Owens Valley, looking North…Deep Springs Valley is the crater in the upper right hand corner (above)…
Michael, Deep Springs Valley, CA…looking for stuff made from obsidian, 2003
Deep Springs Valley, CA ( a lot of room for Michael and Ally to walk around in)…
|R10-BN, Retainer Bend Barbless
Multi-use. Unique Bend hold fish firm.
C12-BM, Large Eye Midge, NS Black
Thanks to Arizona Bruce at the Northern California Fly Fishing Board for reminding me of these. They save lots of money on leaders and tippets. He uses a Pitzen knot to attach the ring…
I also like these Shock Gum Connectors which are made by Roman Moser and available through Blue Ribbon Flies in West Yellowstone, MT…
If your hands are like mine….
Ally & Michael, Lone Pine Creek