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Hatches Magazine: Chris Helm Interview

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#1 SmallieHunter


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Posted 05 May 2006 - 09:25 AM

Sam(harleyhunter) arranged an interview with Chris Helm and we allowed the members to ask Mr. Helm some questions.

Thanks Sam and thanks to Chris for agreeing to do the interview!

Chris Helm Interview

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#2 luvinbluegills


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Posted 05 May 2006 - 11:22 AM

I love hearing from guys who've been in the game for a while and are successful. That's the kind of knowledge you usually have to pay for! Thanks Will!
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Adventures with Fish!

#3 Nightstalker



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Posted 09 May 2006 - 10:51 AM

Great interview, its nice to get a perspective from one of the masters.

#4 Sagittarius62


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Posted 21 September 2007 - 07:08 PM

I had the good fortune to place an order from Mr. Helm a few months back. Along with my order I got a nice patch of his natural deer hair, and a solid thirty minute tutorial over the phone (We talked about every concept discussed in the interview regarding deer hair tying). People like him are what make the fly tying, and fly fishing community as great as it is.

#5 Andrewfly fishing

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 10:03 PM

Nice fly! I love youre choice in coloure. Red is a killer on bass
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Posted 24 January 2008 - 03:37 PM

now thats what i call a bass bug WOW the color is great sure is a eye catcher and i bet it catches fish too

#7 j. michael

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 03:09 PM

i just love hearing what pro tyers and fishers have to say. thanks will for spreading the article around
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#8 JDO


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Posted 13 August 2009 - 05:17 PM

Ihave done bussiness with Mr. Helms awhile and he has been very helpful to me. I can tell him what I'm tying and he will suggest things for me. He will take time with you no matter how skilled your are, he makes you feel at home- you will want to tye when he gets through with you. Dry, soft hackle, nymph,anything he knows. DEER HAIR he is the best. I can,t tell you how great he has been to me but if you don't call him you don,t know what you are missing. His prices are in line with anybody and his quality will be better than most. HE CAN HELP YOU- TRY HIM.

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 06:29 AM

This is a great article, so I'm going to bump it so some of you who missed it can take a gander.

#10 Bryan Wright

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Posted 12 January 2011 - 12:35 PM

Great interview thanks!
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