Fly-tying with Grindstone Angling


Learn how to tie trout flies.

Saturday November 21st at 9:30 a.m. John Hoffmann, Well known fly angler and tyer, will be at the podium demonstrating some new variations of the old traditional soft hackle patterns. John is using the tying methods for soft hackles to tie patterns to match the hatches of our local trout streams and rivers. He will also share with you the methods of fishing these flies for trout on our home waters.

Fly tying tips for beginners and experts.

All are welcome; Coffee is on at 9:00 a.m.

In The classroom

Saturday, November 21st 9:30-1:00

Rob Heal, Well known guide and fly-tyer with Grindstone Outfitters will be teaching a class, “Tying Flies for Steelhead”. The patterns for the class will consist of a collection of Rob’s favorite guide patterns that are proven to hook and land some of these great fish. The flies for the class will consist of Rob’s Simplified Egg pattern, a highly productive fly, a couple of his great Steelhead Nymph patterns, the “Well Healed Wet Fly” and Rob’s Steelhead Leach for those of you who love to swing flies.

If you prefer to tie on your own tools please bring them along or if you need tools we can set them up for you.

Grindstone will supply all the materials needed for this class. Seating is limited. Please call or e-mail the shop for cost information and to reserve your spot.


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Saturday November 28th, Bill Spicer will be teaching a class on tying the Hairwing salmon flies.