Sad news arrived today that Dutch fly-reel designer Ari ‘t Hart has passed away. His reels, plus all the other fly-fishing and fly-tying equipment that he designed, were truly one of a kind. I like them and still use several of them, also because they look great on pictures.
On this page a few pictures from 2016, when Ari ‘t Hart opened the Dutch Fly Fair and was also present at the auction on the Saturday evening.
Ari was a man full of stories and humour, he will be missed by everyone that knew him. I wish his wife Astrid, the rest of family, relatives and friends all the strength that is needed in these difficult times.
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