Joe Howell is a well known steelhead tyer on the Umpqua River. He owned a flyshop called The Blue Heron. I was fortunate to meet him and visit his flyshop a couple years ago before it closed.
Below is a fly he tied called Howell’s Orange Heron.
Howell’s Orange Heron
Howell’s Orange Heron – Close-Up
Joe Howell – Cheeta Spey
Hi Joe, This Greg Blodgett, Bill Blodgett’s son. Just to let you know he past away on the 12th of october. I know that he made a visit to the n umpqua recently and we had a special conversation about his trip down there. It has always been such a very special place for us all!
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