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Tying up flys for fun

Events, NewsJoanne EisemannComment


QUAMBY FLY Fishers Club has regular practical fly tying sessions to guide, encourage and share ideas.

The second fly tying workshop this year was held at Westbury Community Health Centre on Saturday 21st July, preparing members for the trout fishing season opening for most waters on 4th August.

In a relaxed, easy-going atmosphere, experienced members with invaluable information and expertise showed new tyers how to extend their basic knowledge.

The club’s experienced tyers were also polishing their skills in readiness for this year’s Deloraine Craft Fair.

‘Women in Waders’ is a new initiative by Club President, Eve Berne. This women-only event is being held to encourage more women to take up fly fishing and takes place on Saturday 25th August at Huntsman Lake, Meander.

Quamby members will coach the basics of casting, individually or in small groups.

The session will be two and a half hours, followed by a sausage sizzle and an opportunity to ask questions, socialise and network. Equipment will be provided for use by participants on the day.

Photo | Mike Moores