Published Dec 6. 2011 - 12 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 27. 2020

Charlie Mann

Charlie's Streamers #247 Senator Kilkelly - Charlie Mann #79-2013 Champlain Jane - Charlie MannCharlie's Biography I started tying fly's after...

Charlie Mann

Charlie's Streamers

The Maine Game Warden Streamer - Charlie Mann
#110 Footer's Special - Charlie Mann and Don Bastian
#247 Senator Kilkelly - Charlie Mann #247 Senator Kilkelly - Charlie Mann
#79-2013 Champlain Jane - Charlie Mann #79-2013 Champlain Jane - Charlie Mann
Charlie's Biography

I started tying fly's after receiving a fly tying kit for Christmas in 1960, while stationed in Thule, Greenland. I'm self taught an have been tying for over 50 years. During the 50 years of tying I have tried to specialize in tying tandem and single hook streamers. Also I have developed a passion for tying Atlantic style salmon hair-wings. This has been a wonderful relaxing hobby for me. I have designed several streamer patterns, and many hair-wing patterns. Several of my fly's have been published in major fly tying books, and in Fly Tyer magazine. I am starting to slow down when I turned 80, but I will continue as long as I can.


Comment to Charlie Mann...

Charlie, you look great behind that vise. Your Maine Game Warden streamer is one of my favorites. I look forward to seeing some of your other creations as well as stopping by for a visit in the near future :)

Comment to Charlie Mann...

It really is a wonderful fly. I just recieved several of Charlies flies and will be including them in the project. :) Thanks Charlie, it's an honor to have your streamers included.

Comment to Charlie Mann...

That sir is one real nice looking fly,thanks for sharing

Comment to Charlie Mann...

Charlie, You are an outstanding example for the rest of us younguns. I hope you can tie for another decade!
P.S. Beautiful creation!

Comment to Charlie Mann...

Nice work. Might even work in Vermont if the water ever thaws!

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I have alway's admired that fly. What a great tribute to the warden service.

Comment to Charlie Mann...

Awesome fly. If you have more flies to be posted, you're not slowing down!

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Charlie, do you have an e-mail address or website where I can contact you? I would love to see some of your hairwing salmon flies.
Cheers, joel

Comment to Charlie Mann...

I do not have a web site. I tie for a special orders once in a while. I am slowing done, because of my age (80).

My email address is :

My address is :
345 Main Street
Winthrop, Maine 04364
Tele: 207 377 2108

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Comment to Charlie Mann...

Charlie, you and I are in the same boat. I also started tying back in the 60's. My mother-in-law lived in Dennysville Maine. My first fly was the green cosseboom. Fly tying has been very relaxing over then years. I spend about an hour at the desk. I love tying trout flies streamers and nymphs mostly. I am from West Michigan...


Comment to Charlie Mann...

Hi Charlie,
That Footer's Special looks very cool indeed.
I'll have to try it around here. Walleye season opens in a couple weeks...


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