New Fly Tying Season Starts

New Fly Tying Season Starts

Thursday September 4th at 8pm at our new venue the Cygnet club (12 Swan Bank, Congleton,  CW12 1AH)

Dates for 2014/15

  • 4/9/2014 – Introductory fly tying workshop
  • 18/9/2014 – Fly Tying Workshop
  • 2/10/2014 – Guest Speaker – Paul Proctor
  • 16/10/2014 – Fly Tying Workshop
  • 30/10/2014 – Fly Tying Workshop
  • 6/11/2014 – Guest Speaker – Malcolm Greenhalgh
  • 20/11/2014 – Fly Tying Workshop
  • 4/12/2014 – Guest Speaker – Steve Cooper
  • 18/12/2014 – Fly Tying Workshop
  • 8/1/2015 – Guest Speaker – TBA
  • 22/1/2015 – Fly Tying Workshop
  • 5/2/2015 – Guest Speaker – TBA
  • 19/2/2015 – Competition Patterns Workshop
  • 5/3/2015 – Fly Tying Workshop
  • 19/3/2015 – Fly Tying Competition
  • 2/4/2015 – AGM
  • 7/5/2015 – Meeting
  • 4/6/2015 – Meeting

Beginner patterns and techniques

  • Buzzer – basic tying on/off and thread control
  • Spider – collar hackle
  • F fly – dubbing
  • Pheasant tail nymph – feather fibre body, ribbing
  • Balloon caddis – deer hair
  • Hairwing patterns
  • Tying paired feather slip wings
  • Traditional dry fly patterns

Advanced patterns and techniques

  • Spinning deer hair, muddlers, caddis fly patterns
  • CDC techniques
  • Emerger patterns, posting, parachute hackle
  • Salmon flies, tube flies
  • Sea bass patterns

New members and beginners very welcome at any time during the year