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Date Tuesday  1/9/2018
Group Denver
Event Title Introduction to Fly Tying
Status Complete
Leader Celia Dunlap
Group Price $50.00
NonGroup Price $50.00
Leader Price $50.00
Available Participants 4
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


The Fly Fishing Section will be offering an Introduction to Fly Tying Course.  The Course will include eight hours of instruction. Classes will consist of four two-hour sessions, held over four days.  The dates for the classes are January 9, 11, 16 and 18.  The classes will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm at Celia Dunlap's house, located in Littleton, CO  80128.  The cost of the class is $50 and will include hooks and materials needed to learn 8 basic flies.  Kenny Schmitt will instruct the class.  Deadline for signing up and payment for class is January 3.   Fly patterns and techniques being taught will provide the student with fundamental skills that can be used for tying a variety of nymphs, dry flies and streamers.  Completion of the Introductory Fly Tying Class will allow the individual to participate in advanced fly tying classes and Fly Tying Get Togethers offered by the Section.  The class will be open to a maximum of eight students.  Basic tools and vices shall be obtained before classes begin by each participating student.  A few vices and basic tools will be available for use by students without charge.  If students would like to purchase at a substantially discounted price a good introductory Griffen Odyssey Spyder Rotary Vice for $55.50 and/or a Dr. Slick Gift Set of Basic Tools (includes a bodkin, stacker, bobbin, scissors, hackle pliers, whip finisher and threader) for $36.00 for use in the course, payment must be made directly to Celia Dunlap and received by her on or before January 3.  Payments for vices and tools are not refundable.  Questions about fly tying equipment should be sent to Celia Dunlap at  Questions about course content or basic skills needed to take the class should be sent to Kenny Schmitt at


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Completed 4 sessions of fly tying January 18, 2018.  Everyone completed class with strong basic fly tying skills.

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.