Category Archives: Departed Friends

Bill Peak – Fly Tier and Fly Plate Craftsman – Passes

Bill Peak 1932 – 2014 By Craig Gittings and Dean Lewis Bill Peak enjoying a meal at his fly fishing club outting No one announces his or her own departure from this earth.  By the time I met BillPeak, he … Continue reading

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Frank Bertaina – I’ll Miss You Pal…

Frank Bertaina – April 14, 1944 – March 3, 2010 By Dan Blanton Like many of Frank Bertaina’s friends and family, I cried last night at word of his passing. I tried not to but I just couldn’t help it … Continue reading

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Bob Nauheim 1934 – 2005

Renowned fly fisherman and long time Santa Rosa resident, Robert Milton Nauheim, 71, died Friday, September 9, 2005 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho after a valiant fight with prostate cancer. He was born Feb. 9, 1934 in San Francisco to Milton … Continue reading

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