Chapter Art of Fly Tying
Description:No Fee: "The Art of Fly Tying" Course
"The Art of Fly Tying" enhances the enjoyment of fly fishing but can be very intimidating. Catching a fish on a fly that you tied yourself is exciting and very satisfying.
This course of basic fly tying techniques will ease you into this creative art giving you the fundamentals used to tie all types of flies.
The course will convene at The Watershed Institute Lab on Tuesdays evenings from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm starting June 18, 2019 thru July 16, 2019
https://thewatershed.doubleknot.com/event/the-art-of-fly-tying to reserve a seat at a vise.
Joel Weiner – Instructor
845 242 5305
There are 5 instructional classes, each class builds upon the previous and they run for two hours. You will have the opportunity to tie proven flies.
Introduction to Basic Fly Tying
Hooks (brief discussion)
1) Wet Ant
2) Soft Hackle Wet
Types of Bodies
2) Body Wrap
1) Soft Hackle
2) Zug Bug
3) Simple Nymph
Wings, Wing Materials, and Tails Materials
1) Lead Wing Coachman
2) Elk Hair Caddis
3) Spent Wing
Buck Tail and Feather Flies
1) Mickey Finn
2) Black Ghost
Working With Deer, Elk Hair
How to Choose Materials
1) Muddler Minnow
There is no fee for the course, the Instructors and materials are provided by Ernest Schwiebert Chapter of Trout Unlimited. If you have your own tying tools, we encourage you to bring them. We will supply tying equipment for those who need it.
The Watershed Institute is pleased to host the Ernest Schwiebert Fly Tying course at the Watershed Center at 31 Titus Mill Road, in Pennington, NJ.
For 70 years the Watershed Institute (Formerly the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association) has been working to keep water clean, safe and healthy.
They protect and restore our water and natural environments in Central New Jersey through conservation, advocacy, science and education.
Please visit the Watershed Institute website: https://thewatershed.org/