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Fly Tying

Fly Tying Classes

Jimmy’s All Seasons Angler strives to teach and share as much correct and useful information to our customers about Fly Fishing and Fly Tying. In the spirit of helping people progress in the sport of fishing we offer Fly Tying classes. Our instructors are experienced fisherman and fly tiers who have spent many hours perfecting and improving their personal skills on the water or behind the tying vise. They are patient and more than willing to help you learn and perfect your skills. We believe in being personal with our classes so we limit the class size to 6 people. This allows our instructors to give every student enough personal attention while at the same time offering the student a group price for the class.

Available Classes:

Beginning Fly Tying:

  • Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 PM, beginning January 19th , 2017

Class is 5 Consecutive Weeks

Course Fee: $50

Instructor: John Harder

Class Description

Fly tying is a great activity that is sure to help your fly-fishing success.  This class is your chance to learn fly tying basics.  We schedule this  class for five consecutive evenings at the shop. The cost of the class is $50.  Materials are not included in the cost of the course. Fly tying kits for this class are available at the shop or materials (See class content below) can be purchased there.  Contact us to sign up or for more information: 1-208-524-7160 or [email protected]  Class is limited to five students. As of Tuesday, January 17th, there is one opening.

                                      Class Content

Black Wooly Bugger:                                                 Black Rubber Leg:
Hook: Dai Riki #710 Size 6                                           Hook: Dai Riki #710 Size 6
Thread: Black 3/0 Mono cord                                      Thread: Black 3/0 MonoCord
Tail: Black Marabou                                                     Tail: Black Super Floss
Body: Black Chenille                                                    Body: Black Chenille
Hackle: Black Saddle Hackle                                        Legs: Black Super Floss
Option 1: Lead Wire .025                                            Option: Lead Wire .025
Option 2: Bead or Cone Head

Beadhead Pheasant Tail Nymph:                             Beadhead Prince Nymph:
Hook: Dai Riki #060 Size 12                                         Hook: Dai Riki #060 Size 12
Thread: Black 3/0 Mono Cord                                     Thread: Black 3/0 Mono Cord
Tail: Pheasant Tail Fibers                                            Tail: Brown Goose Biot
Rib: Small Gold Wire                                                    Rib: Small Gold Wire
Abdomen: Pheasant Tail Fibers                                   Body: Peacock Herl
Thorax: Peacock Herl                                                  Collar: Brown Saddle Hackle
Wing Case: Pheasant Tail Fibers                                 Wing: White Goose Biot
Legs: Pheasant Tail Fibers                                          Head: 1/8 Gold Bead
Head: 1/8 Gold Bead

X-Caddis:                                                                    Iris Caddis:
Hook: Dai Riki #320 Size 14                                         Hook: Dai Riki #320 Size 14
Thread: Tan 6/0 Fly Master                                         Thread: Tan 6/0 Fly Master
Body: FineTan Dubbing                                               Tail: Amber Z-yarn
Wing: Comparadun Deer                                             Body: Tan Emerger Dubbing
Tail: Amber  Z-Yarn                                                      Wing: White Z-yarn
Head: Pheasant Tail Emerger Dubbing
A.P. Caddis                                                                Sparkle Dun:
Hook: Dai Riki #320 Size 14                                        Hook: Dai Riki #320 Size 14
Thread: Tan 6/0 Fly Master                                        Thread: Tan 6/0 Fly Master
Abdomen: Fine tan dubbing                                       Abdomen: Fine Rusty Dub.
Wing: Comparadun Deer                                            Wing: Comparadun Deer
Rib: Small Gold Wire                                                  Tail: Brown Z-yarn
Wing: Elk Body Hair                                                    Thorax: Same as Abdomen

Rusty Parachute
Hook: Dai Riki #320 Size 14
Thread: Tan 6/0
Wing: White Z-yarn
Tail: Brown Z-yarn
Body: Fine Rusty Dubbing
Hackle: Grizzly Dry Fly


Specialty Fly Tying Classes

 With enough demand we can offer classes in most fly tying subjects. Such includes effective steelhead patterns, regionally proven streamer patterns, patterns for specific waters, spring creek patterns, and others.  If we can accumulate enough interest, classes in such as these are possible. So get in touch or visit with us to relate your interest in a specific tying sector.