Carrie Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies

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Stackpole Books, Jan 1, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 162 pages
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Carrie Stevens (1882-1970) of upper Dam, Maine, created some of the most beautiful and enduring streamer patterns ever, including the legendary Gray Ghost, which she designed to catch the giant brook trout and landlocked salmon of the Rangeley Lakes. This long-awaited book is both a history of the woman and the region, as well as a guide to the Stevens method. It includes colour plates of original patterns, some only recently discovered, along with a biography illustrated with archival photos. The tying section lists dressings for more than 100 streamers, 65 of which have never been published.
  

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Contents

Ghostly Rewards
27
The Rangeley Lakes
43
A Circle of Friends
69
The Streamers
89
To the Tier
111
Stevens Streamer Patterns
125
Appendix
151
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About the author (2000)

Graydon R. Hilyard has been studying Carrie Stevens and collecting her work for fifteen years.

Hilyard is a chef and also pursues his avocation of tying antique streamers.

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