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Learn to Fish
Fly Tying for Everyone, Even Beginners; Virtual
Registration is Closed


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MDC Virtual Nature Center
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Objectives: Students will learn a variety of techniques for the art of fly tying. Students will make flies that catch fish and look good. Format: Class sessions are 2 hours. Students are encouraged to take notes and practice between classes. The virtual classroom will be open one-half hour prior to class if anyone needs extra help or has questions. Registration is required. You will need a set of fly-tying tools (list below), please email if you are having difficulties obtaining tools or have questions about what to purchase. Classes are structured to build upon knowledge from previous sessions. If you miss a class, you will need to catch up before the next class. To be successful: Each participant must acquire their own tools. The materials will be sent to active participants ahead of time, to the mailing address you provide when you register. The tools you will need: Common Vice, thread bobbin, black tying thread 140 (2/0), and black 210 Denier (6/0), bobbin threader, Dr. Slick Rotary whip finisher, or Cabela’s brand (the kind that freely spins in the handle), dubbing brush, fly tying scissors, tying wax, hackle pliers, and bodkin. Optional additions: head cement, multiple bobbins, other colors of thread (red, white, olive, and tan), a wine cork for displaying tied flies, small block of wood with 1/8-1/4-inch holes drilled in it for tool storage, cheap magnet for organizing hooks, extra scissors, small wire cutters, and small tackle box for storage. Space is limited in class. If you become unavailable for the class, please drop yourself or let us know so we can move someone in from the waiting list. We will be emailing all registered participants to confirm email, and snail mail address. we will be mailing your package of tying materials to your address that you provide. Make sure this is the address you receive packages at. If the package is returned, we will not be able to resend. Stanley M Perry

Cancellation Policies:

You must cancel your registration before Thursday, January 4, 2024 - Thursday, February 1, 2024.

Age Policy:

All registrants for this event must be between 14 and 110 years of age by 1/4/2024.