Herts Branch Flydressers Guild Programme 2016/17

The main meetings start at 8.00pm, the fly tying classes at 8.30pm. Meetings typically finish around 10.30pm. There is a raffle during the main meeting of which prizes can include fly tying tools, materials, books etc. There is a £3.00 door entry fee for the main meeting and a £2.00 entry fee for the fly tying classes.

Occasionally, our programme changes at short notice - please check our Twitter feed for any changes.

When there is a fly tying demonstration, it is displayed on a projector screen so everyone can see comfortably.

You can keep up to date with the branch's meetings by checking out www.twitter.com/hertsflydresser.

Membership to the Branch is available all year - see our Membership Secretary for details.



12th September "Open Evening" Come along to see what the Branch is all about! FREE ENTRY, Tying demonstrations, Raffle, Fly Tying and Fly Fishing Advice
10th October Richard Ellis Grayling Flies
17th October Fly Tying Classes; Novices,
Intermediate & Advanced.
Novice Course - Black Buzzer
The Intermediate ClassDark Watchet
The Advanced ClassFlat Roach Fry
14th November Nigel Hudson
Fly Tying when your life depends on it
21st November Fly Tying Classes; Novices,
Intermediate & Advanced.
Novice Course - Black and Peacock Spider
The Intermediate ClassGinger Quill
The Advanced ClassCDC Dry Fly
12th December Charles and Alex Jardine Back by popular demand!
19th December Fly Tying Classes; Novices,
Intermediate & Advanced.
Novice Course - Pitsford Pea
The Intermediate ClassDark Olive
The Advanced ClassAlly's Shrimp
9th January '17 Tie Team - Members Tying Team Competition An experienced tyer is teamed with a Novice tyer in our annual friendly competitiont. The ideal chance for experienced tyers to pass on their knowledge to the new tyers and for the Novices to stretch their tying skill-set!
13th February Peter Waterhouse Scottie Vices and Rods - The Manufacturing Process
20th February Fly Tying Classes; Novices,
Intermediate & Advanced.
Novice Course - Montanna Nymph
The Intermediate ClassKlinkhammer Special
The Advanced ClassWally Wing Mayfly
13th March AGM
20th March Fly Tying Classes; Novices,
Intermediate & Advanced.
Novice Course - Black Pennell
The Intermediate ClassCzech Nymph
The Advanced ClassHaul-y-Gwynt
10th April TBA
24th April Fly Tying Classes; Novices,
Intermediate & Advanced.
Novice Course - Dry Pheasant Tail Nymph
The Intermediate ClassBlue Charm (simplified)
The Advanced ClassMarried Wings ∓ Tails - Part 1
8th May Ian Ruff Unusual Techniques & Materials and Charity Evening in aid of Cancer Research UK 7.45pm start. Ian Ruff tying flies with unusual materials using many different techniques followed by an exciting Charity Auction for Cancer Research UK.
15th May Fly Tying Classes; Novices,
Intermediate & Advanced.
Novice Course - Zulu
The Intermediate ClassHot Spot Shrimp
The Advanced ClassMarried Wings ∓ Tails - Part 2
Date TBC Annual Club Trip Venue TBC
12th June Casting Clinic Angling Direct Holidays' Phil Barker, and Roger Miles, Instructor from the British Fly Casting Club


The Programme can change at short notice - for confirmation please email: hertsfdgmembership@gmail.com or see www.twitter.com/hertsflydresser