Friends of Hobbs
State Park-Conservation Area

Sallyann Brown to Lead Fly Tying Workshop

25 Jan 2017 5:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Nationally known fly fishing expert, Sallyann Brown, will lead a fly tying workshop at the Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area visitor center Sunday January 29th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  This straightforward workshop will teach the basic techniques for tying all types of flies.  Subjects covered will include how to tie knots, apply weights and hackle (long narrow feathers), how to spin deer hair, tie on dubbing, tails, wings, eyes and legs.  Learning appropriate proportions in building your own fly and what to do with all the fingers in your hands are two of the more useful things to be learned in this beginner’s class.  Tie your own fly to take home or decorate your favorite fishing hat.  All equipment will be provided.

When:  Sunday January 29, 2017   
Time:    12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
Where: The workshop will be held at the Hobbs State Park visitor center, located on Hwy 12 just east of the Hwy 12/War Eagle Road intersection.

Minimum age is 12 yrs.  Cost:  $35 per person + tax.  Class size is limited to 15.  Reservations and pre-payment required.  479-789-5000

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