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Ongoing Fly Tying Club

In this ongoing series, students will learn a new fly each week and meet other students interested in fly fishing.
Danita
1528 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 4 learners
Class
75 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
9-12
year olds
3-6
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Pacific

Next on Tue, Jan 3, 2023

Meets Once per week
Tuesdays
12:00 – 1:15 PM
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Class Experience

Matuka (August 23rd) Hook: Straight (No curve in the hook shaft) Size #2 to #12 (half the size of the feather) Weighing (optional): Lead wire Thread: Black Body: Dubbing (You can choose two colors) Ribbing: very fine tinsel oval, silver or gold Wing: one or two pairs of firm feathers such as hen or rooster (As similar as possible). NOTE: firm means that the fibers are not fuzzy and keep their shape when the feather is held by the quill. The feather should be twice the length of the hook Collar: Another feather of the same type as the wing Flash Damsel (August 30th) Hook: Size 8 Bead: 3.2mm bead of your color choice (orange is nice) Thread: Olive Ribbing: Gold wire Flash: Teal tinsel Tail: Marabou feather Body: Tinsel of your color choice (teal is nice) Hackle: Grizzly hackle Buzzer (September 6th) Hook: 12-18 Thread: Black Gills: White Antron or Z-lon thread Head: Black bead (glass is nice but plastic will also work) Abdomen: Polish Quill (stripped peacock quills) Coating: Resin or super glue (optional - this just makes the buzzer look super smooth) Caddis Dry Fly (September 14th) Hook: 12-16 Thread: White or other light color (thin thread works best, such as Nano Silk) Body: Dubbing (gray, olive, tan are all nice) Wing and Head: Elk fur DT Special (September 21st) Hook: Straight 1 to 4 Thead: White flat-waxed Monochord Tail: Four white neck hackle (two on each side) facing (not splayed). Flash: Pearl Krystal Flash Collar: White neck hackle (palmered) Eyes: 3D Prism Stick-On. Epoxy: Devcon 2-Ton Klinkhammer Fly (September 28th) Curved Hook - Size 10 Waxed Thread - 8/0, Olive Micro Fine Dry Fly Dub - Cream, Brown Polypropylene Floating Yarn - White Whiting Dry Fly Hackle - Light Ginger Loctite Super Glue Brush-On Folded Foam Popper (October 5th) Hook: Size 4 Thread: 6/0 Uni-Thread or equivalent (White) Tail: Synthetic or Natural Fibers (Flashabou, Crystal Flash, Calf Tail, etc.) Skirt: Neck or Saddle Hackle (Color to match or contrast with body/tail) Body: Closed - Cell Craft Foam (2 mm - white) Legs: Round Rubber (Color to match or contrast with body)
1 hour 15 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Danita
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Scientist who is enthusiastic about STEM
1528 total reviews
1201 completed classes

About Me

Hello! am a scientist and adventurer. I have a Masters degree in Animal Science with minors in Chemistry and Fish & Wildlife. I started my journey investigating sheep and goats, went on to study shrimp and zooplankton, and have many years of... 
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