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happy birthday jack…

Jack Gartside would have turned 73 years old.

Jack Gartside would have turned 73 years old.

He was one of a kind. He fathered the gurgle and soft hackle streamer. Here’s a great tribute to the unconventional sage of flyfishing, Jack Gartside by Phil Monahan. Click Here!

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good old jack, an american original!

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Check out this video snap shot of Jack Gartside’s life while he was alive fishing, tying and living in Boston. He was a true fly fishing pioneer with many innovative fly patterns attached to his name. Jack was a character and those that new him could attest to that. Some of his most notable saltwater patterns include the soft hackle streamer and Jack’s Gurgler.  I regret that I never shared the beach alongside him but have many great stories by some of my close friends that did…

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