Fundamental Fly Tying
This fundamental course is designed for those who are just getting started or want a refresher. The objective of this course is to expose the student to all the various modern techniques he/she will require in order to become a proficient tyer. Once these techniques are properly mastered, the student should be able to tie most anything. Topics covered include proper use and maintenance of tools, proportioning of the fly, wrapping hackles, soft hackle techniques, dubbing, weighting flies, streamers, spinning deer hair and basic dry flies. Patterns tied include many B.C. favourites such as the Carey Special, Doc Spratley, Baggy Shrimp, Hares Ear Nymph, Goddard Sedge, Tom Thumb, Dark Cahill and the Mickey Finn.