The Jacaranda Fly Fishing Club evenings focus on:
Tips and techniques, tying videos, best practices in tying, new materials and how to use them, special techniques for special materials, recommended books, where to buy what – local vs overseas, advice regarding hooks / threads / vices, tying benches, lighting, storing materials, tying a specific pattern and using new materials.
Guest tiers are invited to tie special flies.
Introduction to fly tying sessions:
R35 entrance fee – all materials supplied – please bring own vice, tools and thread. Only arranged on requests.
Introduction fly tying evenings will focus on: Thread basics, pinch loops and bobbin control, ways of attaching different materials, vices – types and functions, tools – basic set vs extended set, dub a thread, dubbing loops, dubbing wax, how to use a bobbin. Whip finishing tools and techniques using hackle, hackle pliers, advice on what glues to use for different materials like deer hair or foam. And much more…