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OldredbarnOctober 3rd, 2012, 3:57 pm
Novi, MI

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Did we miss the passing of Bob Quigley? June 12, 2012. He was only 62. I remember when I visited the West Yellowstone area fly shops back in 1995 and his flies were very popular then out there.

Just saw the obit and a tying article by Charlie Craven in Fly Fisherman magazine.

Spence

"Even when my best efforts fail it's a satisfying challenge, and that, after all, is the essence of fly fishing." -Chauncy Lively

"Envy not the man who lives beside the river, but the man the river flows through." Joseph T Heywood
SayfuOctober 3rd, 2012, 4:29 pm
Posts: 560
No, some of us did not miss it. Entoman knew it right away, and mentioned his passing. Entoman knew him well. And I have sure benefited from the patterns that Bob designed.
EntomanOctober 3rd, 2012, 5:30 pm
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
Yes, I knew Bob quite well and consider him a good friend. My only regret which is typical in these situations I guess, is the failure to stay in touch with him much during the years since he pulled his operation out of the Fall River area. His passing brought back many youthful memories. Even on days when I wasn't fishing with or around him, tying flies or just having fun in the evenings with him seemed always on the docket. I consider him my mentor for spring creek fishing (as he was for so many others) as well as the single biggest influence on my fly tying. So sad. He will be greatly missed...
"It's not that I find fishing so important, it's just that I find all other endeavors of Man equally unimportant... And not nearly as much fun!" Robert Traver, Anatomy of a Fisherman

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