Item MPH15.1.1 - Artificial Salmon-fly and Trout-fly Patterns from the Collection of Douglas R. Greer, Print

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Artificial Salmon-fly and Trout-fly Patterns from the Collection of Douglas R. Greer, Print

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CA ON00154 MPH15.1-MPH15.1.1

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  • 1998 (Creation)
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    Greer, Douglas R.

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33.5"x30.5" Framed

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(1927-)

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Douglas R. Greer is an avid fly-fisherman who collected many prints on fly-fishing. He had a passion for documenting and saving the manufacturing sector, the natural environment and fly-fishing. He moved to Brampton to become a master tool maker at Lustro Steel Products and later retired in 1989 and returned to Port Hope. Douglas donated his collection of 10 fly-fishing prints to the Municipality of Port Hope in 2014. The Municipality of Port Hope transferred them to the Port Hope Archives in 2015.

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Transferred to the Port Hope Archives by the Clerk's Department, Municipality of Port Hope; Donated to the Municipality of Port Hope by Douglas R. Greer from his personal collection.

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Item is a framed print from the Douglas R. Greer Collection entitled: "Artificial Salmon-fly and Trout-fly Patterns from the Collection of Douglas R. Greer," 1998. It includes the following caption: "The eight large illustrations are laser-enhanced reproductions of photographs by U.S. photographer Egmont Van Dyck for a 1996 calendar published by Chapters, U.S.A. The texts were written and added to the illustrations by Mr. Greer. Douglas R. Greer has been a trout angler, a fly-tyer, and a conservationist on the Ganaraska River for fifty years.
Internationally renowned master flytier credits (also termed fly-tyer):
Caddis - Christopher Helm, USA
Mayflies - Kevin McEnerney, USA
Dunkeld - Mark Kirchner, USA
Roe - Robert McHaffie, N. Ireland
Hellgrammite - Ray Martinez, USA
Sasquatch - Ken Hanley, USA
Dragonfly - Chuck Echer, USA
Cahill - Marvin Nolite, USA"

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Municipality of Port Hope

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