A Legend Passes

I wrote previously about Dr. Dan Klein, in my ‘Art, Friendship, and Dan Klein’s Flies‘ post of 2016. Dr. Klein was a legendary Montana fly tyer and the father of my oldest friend. His tying fame extended well beyond the banks of his beloved Henry’s Fork.  Essays about him even appeared in Esquire Magazine and, more recently, in Joe Beelart’s book, “Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing History of Gary H. Howells” (Whitefish Press).

Sadly, Dr. Klein has passed. His obituary, written by his loving daughter, Janet, appeared in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle today. Those who read it, will see that Dr. Klein lived a full and admirable life, and that fly fishing featured heavily.

2 Responses to “A Legend Passes”

  1. Dave Hall Says:

    Love this blog. My book Moving Water: An Artist’s Reflections on Fly Fishing, Friendship and Family will be out this fall. May I send along a copy for review?

    “Dave Hall is a painter with his feet and mind in the natural world, a place he know with uncommon intimacy.” —Tom McGuane

    DaveHall
    MovingWater.org

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