Fly Tiers: Dave Prothero

Inspired to overcome a massive stroke by the writings of John Gierach, Toronto, Canada’s Dave Prothero has become a legendary tier of flies — and has done so with the use of only one arm. “His creations — patterns measured in millimetres, constructed of feathers and thread placed on bare hooks — are treasured by anglers across Ontario, who marvel at his trademark mosquito-sized flies.” Phinjo Gombu in the Toronto Star.

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