The night started out with a little history of Carrie Stevens (we will be tying four of her Classics).
The instructor is a big fan of this woman who lived in Maine many years ago . I know that he is not alone in the admiration of this woman since the page shown is from the Rangeley Sporting Heritage Museum.
Here is the link: Carrie Stevens.
As the title of the blog states, we tied an Allie's Delight; however, mine didn't look quite like the instructors. I know it was the first time doing this pattern but I had high hopes. The issue is (as you streamer folks know) is keeping the material in the correct position. I will take the lesson learned last night and improve upon the next streamer. I did learn how to do a Half Hitch without using a pen or tool and I was pleased with that.
|Maybe there is a fish with one eye that might take this by mistake.|
This Thursday the syllabus indicates that we will be tying the Gray Ghost. The following classes we will be tying the Yellow Canary and the Pink Lady (we were told last night it was the last streamer pattern this talented lady did).