Fly-tying and Fly-casting Saturdays in February 2010

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Elliott Deighton, The Deer hair specialist will be teaching a class using deer hair and the appropriate materials for Muddlers,

Deer hair Sculpins and Minnow patterns for Trout and Bass. Elliott, a long time member of the Izaak Walton fly fishing club has been teaching and demonstrating his skills in fly tying for many years and has specialized in the use of deer hair for much of his creative work. For those of you who have some time at the vice and would love to learn the art of spinning deer hair, this class and Elliott’s instruction will be a rewarding experience. Grindstone will supply all materials and tools if required. Please call or e-mail the shop for cost information and to hold your spot in the class.

Upcoming Fly tying classes for Feb, 2010

February 13th. Mark this date on your Calendar. We will have a panel of fly tying experts at the shop to demonstrate methods and techniques answering all of your questions about fly-tying and any problems you are having applying material to a hook. Please come out with your notebook in hand.

February 20th– Introduction to fly-tying

February 27thJim Wenger, Tying saltwater flies. Jim will take you through the process of tying some great saltwater patterns for fly fishing in the tropics and fishing the east coast of North America. The patterns will include Crazy Charlies to the Tabory snake. A great pattern for Stripers on the east coast but also can be used for Barracuda and Permit.

If you are interested in any of these classes please e-mail or call the shop for more information

905-689-0880 or email

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