“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home; that wildness is necessity; that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.”

John Muir

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Did you know hair from the Asiatic Badger is more attractive to a trout, than that of the American Badger ?

Ok at least Franz Pott thinks so...... and he would know.

Seriously check out the tradition and article on his hand tied flies from Montana.

Franz B. Pott produced the first woven hair trout flies. Really a great read below.

Read more: http://missoulian.com/news/local/article_b637db9a-d738-5462-9ec5-9ced38c00b7a.html#ixzz1YdsLiSnJ


By the way did you know Asiatic Badger hair sells for $398 a pound these days. I'll bet the hair from the Honey Badger would be even better.

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