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Winter Fly Tying Classes

Private Classes

Starting in January, we will offer Private Fly Tying classes for beginners through advanced fly tiers by reservation $95.00 for the first person and $45.00 for each additional person.

Introduction to Fly Tying Classes

2 hours, $30 per class or both for $50. All tools and materials included. We recommend taking both classes as they will feed off of each other.

Thursday, January 31st 6pm-8pm

  • Class 1:
  • Tools. discussion and Demo
  • Hooks: Styles. Parts of and how used to proportion flies. Hooking leverage.
  • Threads: Types. When to use.
  • Materials: In general: natural & synthetic.
  • Thread Management: How to control with bobbin. Starting on hook. Movement along shank. Whip finish. etc.
  • Fly #1: San Juan Worm
  • Fly #2: Floss Body Soft Hackle
  • Wrapping material.
  • Wrapping hackle.

Thursday, February 7th 6pm-8pm Class 2:

  • Dubbing. Dry fly hackling. Palmering.
  • Continue thread management. Proper mounting of materials.
  • Stressing proportions.
  • Fly #1: Hare’s Ear Nymph
  • Fly #2: Elk Hair Caddis
  • With & without palmered hackle .
  • Fly #3: Catskill Style Dry, stressing split wings and dry fly hackle.
  • Fly #4: Standard Wooly Bugger


Thursday Night Dubbers!

Come on up to the shop and tie some flies with us! 5:30pm-8:00ish Thursday Nights. See specific dates below. Bring your own vise, materials fish stories and beer!

Dates: 1/3, 1/10, 2/7, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21 and 3/28



Call to reserve 802-253-7346