"Are the Feathers Ready Yet, Mom?"

September 6, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

Other than loving to tie exquisite salmon flies from rare materials but hating to fish, Edwin and Anton Rist of Taghkanic, New York are perfectly normal boys. “‘I’ve been tying flies for longer than the two of them have been alive and I don’t come close to them,’ said John McLain, a retired policeman who runs a salmon fly Web site from his home in Michigan. ‘They have a flow and balance you don’t often see. Their work is beyond beautiful.'” Rick Clemenson in the Albany Times-Union.