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#1 chugbug27

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 10:25 AM

Has anyone read all three George Grant books? Are they each very different? Which is best for all purpose woven hackle, woven body, grant style body (pins, mono over patterned feather)?
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Posted 02 September 2019 - 10:58 AM

https://globalflyfis...-f-grants-flies

 

plus

 

the art of weaving hair hackles spiral bound book

 

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plus

 

the best video on weaving the hair hackle

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=TgeFs3gjcIY

 

montana trout flies (hardcover and spiral bound) does not contain the weaving process

 

photos

 

http://www.spencerew...eorgeGrant.html

 

https://www.google.c...iw=1600&bih=757

 

tutorial

 

https://www.flydream...stone-fly-vl156

 

 

you owe me a stonefly for that much information :)


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#3 chugbug27

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 12:58 PM

Deal
What about Master Fly Weaver?
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Posted 02 September 2019 - 12:59 PM

i dont have the 'master fly weaver' thats why i didnt mention it

 

youre on your own on that one smile.png

 

even used books are over $100. too expensive for me

 

the actual weaving process and the body making process with the pins etc is spelled out in the first book i mentioned


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#5 chugbug27

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 01:13 PM

Thanks ft, much appreciated
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#6 flytire

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 01:16 PM

this is a george grant style stonefly tied by mike tucker of colorado over 35 years ago

 

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#7 chugbug27

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 01:51 PM

Nice
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#8 mvendon

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 02:18 PM

The Winter 2004 issue Fly Tyer magazine had a very large article on tying George Grant style flies. Lots of pictures, info, and step by steps.

 

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#9 Noahguide

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 06:02 PM

CB, check your PM.

#10 Edward Snowden

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 08:08 PM

The fly is stunning!  Thank you for your postings.  I had never heard of George Grant before.



#11 Bruce Derington

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 08:35 PM

Fortunate enough to have two of his flies in my small collection

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#12 chugbug27

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 11:52 PM

Thanks Bruce, neat
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#13 Al Beatty

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 04:53 PM

Has anyone read all three George Grant books? Are they each very different? Which is best for all purpose woven hackle, woven body, grant style body (pins, mono over patterned feather)?

 

Hi cb27,

I have all three books and think the hard-bound version is the best but all three are very informative. The hard-bound version varies in price from $750 for a 1st edition to about $100 for one of the subsequent editions. Here is a couple for sale on eBay if interested: https://www.ebay.com...weaver&_sacat=0

 

We are currently working on a book on weaving and braiding flies. As it happens, the George Grant chapter (9) after the one we're currently working on is next. We expect the book will be done sometime early in 2020. We'll announcing it when available. Take care & ...


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#14 chugbug27

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 06:11 PM

Thanks Al
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Posted 11 September 2019 - 08:47 PM

I have both Master Fly Weaver and a limited edition of Montana Trout Flies - mine is copy #461

 

https://www.abebooks.../21404083509/bd


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