- Fly Tying E-News January 2012

Fly Tying News January 2012

Front Range Anglers | Boulder, CO
303-494-1375 | info@frontrangeanglers.com

 

Free Saturday Morning Demonstrations

 

Date

Featured Tier

 Description

Jan 14th

Steve Schweitzer

Local Chewee Flies - Steve published a book last January called "The Fly Fishing Guide to RMNP".  Join us as he ties patterns from the book.  He is going to focous on using Chewee Skin for his great local patterns.  He will share his wisdom about fishing the Park.  We'll have copies of the book available for purchase so you can have Steve autograph yours.

Jan 21st

Patrick Tennyson

 Intro to Bugs - Patrick Tennyson is the Director of the Butterfly Pavilion and an expert on stream entomology.  He has taught our special classes for years.  This session will be focused on what you can expect to find on front range streams and how best to imitate these insects.

Jan 28th

Rob Kolanda

Comp Flies that Catch - Hardy/Greys rep and Team USA Fly Fishing member Rob Kolanda has tricks up his sleeve for every species that swims.  He has been busy behind the vise tying for Slovenia, where Team USA will be traveling this summer.  A rep for both Montana Fly and Enrico Puglisi, Rob has some great flies to share.

 

 


 

Fly Tying Workshops 2012
 

 

Getting Started
Cost: $69.95

Beginning Fly Tying Class at Front Range AnglersThis three hour workshop gives the necessary head start on learning to tie flies. It starts with basic techniques such as starting thread, winding thread, and whip finishing. Then, you will learn material handling while tying basic flies that actually catch fish.

Materials and vise are included for the class. A 15% discount is offered on materials and fly tying tools purchased the day of the class. Rental vises and material kits are available for post workshop tying at an additional fee.

Minimum Students required: 2
Maximum Students per class: 6

Instructor:   Wallace Westfeldt

Time: Sunday from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Date: January 15th & 29th

 

Register online, here.

 


Winter Midges
Cost: $69.95

Dial in your winter fishing game and load up your box with the smallest flies that will actually catch fish.  Students will learn how to tie flies down to a size 26!  Learn which patterns actually catch fish during Colorado's winter months.  A must for the tailwater angler or year round angler.

Materials and vise are included for the class. A 15% discount is offered on materials and fly tying tools purchased the day of the class. Rental vises and material kits are available for post workshop tying at an additional fee.

Instructor:   Wallace Westfeldt

Class Date: February 5th 2012

Minimum Students required: 2
Maximum Students per class: 6

Workshops are on Sunday from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Register Online, here.

 


 

Fly of the Month

 

YouTube EP Damselfly Tying Demo

EP Damselfly - Tied by Paul Prentiss

Learn to tie a great Damselfly that absolutely kills it in RMNP and many of Colorado's major still-waters. Tied with EP Trigger fibers and SLF dubbing, this is a really buggy and fishy damselfly pattern.


 

Deal of the Week - EP Fibers

Take 20% off EP Trigger Point Fibers

EP-Trigger Point International Winged Fibers are specifically designed by innovative Australian fly fisherman and fly dresser Mick Hall and myself to match a multitude of wing and body colors found in the insect world.

Retail $7.00 - Now $5.75

Offer good through Feb 1st.


 

Fly Tying Resources


 

Visit our Fly Tier Index - AK Best, Charlie Craven, Brad Befus, Pat Dorsey and many more.

Visit our Fly Pattern Index - Hundreds of patterns to browse and learn to tie.

 

Shop our Online Fly Tying Department

  • Materials - Beads, Dubbing, Feathers, Hooks, and much more.
  • Vises - Dyna-King, Peak, and Renzetti
  • Tools - Tying Tools and Vise Accessories

 

 

 

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