Ken Sawada

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  1. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    I was researching somewhat pricey books, and (long story short) I came across a website that seems to be Ken Sawada's. He ties some epic salmon stuff, and a host of other cool patterns. Thought I would share.

    http://www.kensawada.com/FlyPattern/index.php
     
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    McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    amazing stuff, prolly spend the rest of the night looking. thanks for sharing!
     
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    I looked - some of the materials are pretty exotic. Last time I was in the fly shop (Pacific Fly Fishers - go team) they were out of Yellow McKaw
     
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    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    Yeah, and I think a single Jock Scott is about $350.

    But I found a copy of his book on salmon flies, and it was $1000. So I figured the internet pictures were a pretty good win ;)
     
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    I like looking - gets me thinking of other ways to skin the cat.
    Where is he from?
     
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    Norm Frechette Googlemeister

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    SAWADA'S INC. Minamicho 3-13-4, Kokubunji, Tokyo 185-0021, Japan
     
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    a friend of mine got a copy of his book on tube and shank flies. It is some inspirational stuff.
     
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    Tim Cottage Formerly tbc1415

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    A buddy recently gave me a couple spools of his flat mono running line, I haven't tried it out on the long rods yet.

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    He's from Japan.