"River Runs Through It" Advisor, Fly Tier Dies

September 27, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

George Croonenberghs, who died this past Thursday, tied flies for Paul and Norman Maclean, the subjects of Norman Maclean’s “A River Runs Through It.” His favorite pattern was a Santa Claus fly that he liked to place between the fish and the sun to “light it up.” Vince Devlin in Montana’s Missoulian.