S15 - Introduction to Fly Tying - Aug 26, 2018


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S15 - Introduction to Fly Tying - Aug 26, 2018

Dates:  Aug 26, 2018

Class Times: Sun 9am-5pm

Instructor: Peggy Brenner

Open Studio: None

This class will be an introduction to the art of fly tying.  You will learn to use the tools and materials that are necessary for creating your own flies.  We will start with some simple basic flies, that catch fish in New England.

Material Cost: $10

About the Instructor:

Peggy resides in NH, one hour from some of the best saltwater and freshwater fly fishing in New England. Starting with the basic trout and saltwater flies, progressed to Classic Maine Streamers at United Fly Tyers, and now Classic Salmon flies with a one year apprenticeship through the NH Council for the Arts; Traditional Arts Program. Newly retired, I have my second apprentice through the same program for a year(2017) to pass on the skills. Peggy was a feature fly tier as part of the; “A Graceful Rise” exhibit featuring women of the past, present, and future influential to the world of fly fishing at the American Fly Fishing Museum. Peggy is a Board member Fly Tying Group and Fly Tying Chair of the FFI Faire, past President of International Women's Fly Fishers, Advisor to United Fly Tyers,. Peggy is also a member of several pro-staff teams including Whiting Farms, Partridge of Redditch, Regal. Mostly, I enjoy fly fishing and sharing the sport with others.

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