November 7th Fly Tying Open Day

2 November 2015  |  Admin

7th November - Fly Tying Open Day

Fly Only will again be holding our annual November Fly Tying Open Day on Sat 7th November. Join us for his year’s event which we are pleased to announce will be bigger than ever, and feature some of the north’s best and most recognizable fly-tyers, anglers and writers. Already booked for this event are renowned classic salmon flydressers Paul Little and Dylan Hooley, who will be dressing a range of classic salmon patterns.


Salmon & Trout Magazine photographer, contributor and fly-tyer Rob Denson, will be showcasing his range of innovative threadless buzzers, modern stillwater and river patterns.
Blogger and “North Country Angler”  Matt Eastham will be discussing and demonstrating a range of freestone river patterns especially for northern rivers.

Salmon & Trout Magazine contributor, author and fly-tyer Robert L Smith will be on hand to talk about his critically acclaimed book ‘The North Country Fly’  whilst also demonstrating the tying of a range of  modern and traditional North Country wet flies as well as a series of classic American dry fly patterns.

Professional fly-fishing guide, recognized entomologist and tutor with The Riverfly Partnership, Stuart Crofts will be tying a range of his original river fly patterns as well as discussing the importance of entomology when designing successful fly patterns for both trout and grayling.
Regulars from the Leeds Branch of the Fly Dressers Guild  Jerry Lee & Melvyn Wood will also be on hand to demonstrate a range of successful fly patterns, including traditional lough, river and stillwater flies.

Local angler, fly-tyer and Partridge Pro-Team Member & England Ladies International,
Phillippa Hake will also be demonstrating the tying of a range of suitable nymph and dry fly patterns which are perfect to be fished on local urban rivers and streams.

                            Saturday November 7th
                                Open 9am till 4pm
                                    Free Parking