Jig Nymph & Trout Dry Fly Tying Class Changes

Just a quick note to inform everyone that the dates for the upcoming Jig Nymph class have changed.  The class was originally scheduled for this coming Saturday (March 21, 2020) but we have decided to move it to the 11th of April.  The primary reason for this is that everyone is very concerned about the … Read more

Smallmouth Crayfish Flies in June

I have had numerous requests this winter for a smallmouth crawdad/crayfish class.  I have a class each month already set up through March, April, May and I will be adding a smallmouth crawdad or crayfish class in June 2020.  Here in Central Indiana we are pretty much smallmouth country and they are in almost every … Read more

Class Notes – Bonefish Flies 2020

Just a quick post about the Bonefish fly tying class at FlyMasters of Indianapolis that I taught this past Saturday.  Below are a number of photos from the class.  If you would like a closer view simply click on the photo and it will zoom in for you. We had a very nice class on … Read more

Bonefish Fly Tying Class

Heads up to all those who like the Salt Life, this Saturday at FlyMasters I will be teaching a class on Bonefish Flies for the Caribbean.  Three shrimpy patterns that are proven producers. All are simple ties and do not require much in the way of materials or skills to quickly fill a fly box.  … Read more

Upcoming Game Changer Class

Just a reminder that the Game Changer fly tying class is this Saturday at FlyMasters of Indianapolis.  Blane Chocklett’s Game Changer has been around for about 6 or 7 years now and seems to not be slowing down in the amount of interest it is stirring up in the fly fishing community.  With the Game … Read more

Chocklett’s Game Changer Tying Class

Ever since Blane Chocklett dropped his Game Changer on the fly fishing world back in 2014 it has been a hit.  The action of this fly not only captivates the fish but somehow hypnotizes the fisherman as well.  The one drawback to tying this fly is that it takes a LONG time (compared to most … Read more

Carrie Stevens Streamer Fly Tying Class Details

Saturday November 9th will be the last fly tying class I will be doing in 2019 at FlyMasters of Indianapolis.  With the holidays coming up most people will be too busy with so many other aspects of their lives that a fly tying class will be way down on the totem pole of priorities that … Read more

Bergman Wet Fly Tying Class Detail

Saturday October 5th I will be teaching a class on Ray Bergman Wet Flies at FlyMasters of Indianapolis.  I have picked out three simple wet flies that represent many of the different skills and techniques needed to tie wet flies.  The focus in this class is to introduce tiers to how wet flies are constructed … Read more