19th Century Flyfishing Originals

19th Century Flyfishing Originals

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19th Century Flyfishing Originals

Seasonal volunteer Lance Thorup created and packaged 6 hand-tied flies from the 19th century for sale here benefiting the National Historic Trails Center Foundation.  They are very reasonably priced and will make an excellent father's day gift!  Come get them while they last!
Until the end of the 19th century, every fly was hand-tied utilizing natural fibers, such as silk and wool threads. Pioneers traveling west found Rocky Mountain rivers teeming with trout, and fly fishing made it's way into the history of the migration.


Posted on: Thursday March 15, 2018 @ 10:04 AM

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  Volunteer Luncheon was a HUGE success!
We celebrated the many fine folks who volunteer their time here at the Trails Center on Saturday, October 13 as the snow rolled into town. A feast from HQ BBQ and cake made with love by Jean Smart at Ridley's bakery filled our bellies, and Jason Vlcan presented a magnificent slideshow highlighting the wonderful adventures our volunteers enjoyed this past year! Come volunteer with us! We promise fun and crazy weather at the very least!
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  Pioneer Barbie Clothing
Carolyn Thorup is a seasonal volunteer here at the National Historic Trails Center. She has lovingly made dresses, petticoats, skirts, blouses, and bonnets for Barbie to sell as a mini-fundraiser for the Trails Center Foundation. These outfits are exquisite in details and authentic in design. If you have a Barbie in need of a new pioneer outfit, please come check these out. Each is one of a kind. We're asking for a $20 donation per outfit--all proceeds benefit the Center.​​
  19th Century Flyfishing Originals

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