22nd Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival
Hosted by the Texas FlyFishers
Saturday February 1st, 2014
From 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fly tying for everyone…Beginner, novice or expert!
Everyone mark your calendar for Saturday, February 1st, 2014 and make plans to attend the Texas FlyFishers 22nd Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival. Enjoy this unique opportunity to sit beside and learn from some of the best tyers in the country. Bring along your family and introduce them to a lifelong, fulfilling pastime of fly tying and fly fishing.
This year’s featured guest is
Noted author, guide and innovative fly tyer, Charlie is the owner and President of Charlie’s Fly Box in Arvada, CO as well as a Signature Tyer for Umpqua Feather Merchants. Charlie is the originator of such popular patterns as the Jujubaetis, the Ragin’ Craven, the Two Bit Hooker and the Double Gonga
Many of the area’s finest fly tyers
Six 1 Hour Programs with closed circuit video for viewing tying skills up close
Seven continuous hours of fly tying demonstrations of warm water, cold water and saltwater patterns
The Beginners Corner – Learn to tie one of the easiest and most productive flies ever - The Wooly Worm!
The Casting Pond – Now is the time to try your hand and fly casting (Weather Permitting)
Visit the Vendors Booths for the latest products and equipment
When: Saturday, February 1th, 2014 from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Drop in for a visit or stay the whole day.
Where: Bethany Christian Church located at 3223 Westheimer (between Buffalo Speedway and Kirby), Houston, Texas 77098
Admission: Adults: $10.00, Seniors (62+): $8.00, Teens: 12-18: $5.00 or the Entire Family: $14.00. Children under 12: Free with paid Adult or Senior. Meal tickets will be also be available.
Here is list of the 1 hour Classroom sessions at the Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival
9:00 am - 10:00 am - Matt Bennett - "Building Better Dry Flies with the Petitjean Magic Tool"
10:00 am - 11:00 am - Charlie Craven - Charlie's Signature Trout Patterns
11:00 am - Noon - Capt. Billy Trimble - Tying the Blind Chicken
Noon - 12:30 pm - Lunch Break
12:30 - 1:30 pm - Fred Hannie – Tying with Monofilament
1:30 - 2:30 pm - Joe Nicklo - Hot Melt Glue as a Fly Tying Component or a Complete Fly
2:30 - 3:30 pm - Charlie Craven - Charlie's Favorite Saltwater patterns
Schedule and presenters subject to change.