That’s one heck of a nonsense headline, and yet it is correct. Read on…


Abby Lowell / Juneau Empire
A trio of salmon fly patterns are tied on a “cactus hook” which was cut from a fish hook barrel cactus… a “cactus fly” that his father, Bob, tied about thirty years ago with barbs cut from the fish hook barrel cactus. The cactus is most commonly found in Arizona and northern Mexico.

Here’s another shot, with fisherman.