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The Global FlyFisher started as a stroke of luck, a flap of a butterfly's wing, a mere coincidence - more than 10 years ago.


By Martin Joergensen

This was the original mail announcing the opening of GFF, which was sent out to various people, mailing lists and media in April 1999. You can read more about the history of GFF here.

Subject: New web site - Global Fly Fisher
The Global Fly Fisher Grand Opening!

You are hereby cordially invited to the Grand Opening and birth of a brand new International web site for fly fishers and fly tyers.

You might have noticed that a couple of the web's most popular and most visited web sites, Midwest Flytyer and Fishing Denmark, have been somewhat passive during the last couple of months.
That is because we - the web masters of these two sites: Steve Schweitzer and Martin Joergensen - have been busy... very busy.

We have merged our sites and built The Global Fly Fisher the grand new International web site for fly fishers and fly tyers. The URL is http://globalflyfisher.com

This site is a merger between two sites already filled with articles, patterns, tying tips, pictures, drawings and all kinds of interesting information on fly fishing and fly tying. It will probably be the largest single site for the fly enthusiast.

At this point the site encompasses all the pages of Fishing Denmark.
We are currently working on the Midwest Flytyer pages which will be added ASAP.

Check out the following articles:

500 Flying Tips in a book by Dick Stewart
http://globalflyfisher.com/reviews/books/stewart1.html

Spring preparation with Roman Scharabun
http://globalflyfisher.com/staff/scharabun/spring/index.html

Tying tool review: new tube tool
http://globalflyfisher.com/reviews/tyingtools/tubetool/index.html

The Chicago-Zürich-Copenhagen Delayed Nutria Tube Muddler - or CZCDNTM for short
http://globalflyfisher.com/patterns/czcdntm/index.html

Be a part of GFF
Contribute to the site
http://globalflyfisher.com/about/contribute.html
or... order an article!
http://globalflyfisher.com/about/orderarticle.html

More will be added in the coming days and weeks
- NZ fishing
- Summer Salmon
- More patterns
- Book reviews
- Search facilities
- Newsletter

The site is still under developement, and we excuse any errors that might still be on the pages.
It has been a major task to move and edit the files, and a few flaws are unavoidable.
Let us know if you find anything.

Surf, read, and comment

Martin and Steve

Webmasters
Global Fly Fisher
http://globalflyfisher.com
mailto:martinj@login.dknet.dk
mailto:flytyer@mwflytyer.com

 




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