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23rd Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival

Hosted By the Texas FlyFishers

Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 7th, 2015 and make plans to attend the Texas FlyFishers 23rd Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival. Enjoy a unique opportunity to sit beside and learn from some of the most talented fly tyers in the country. Bring along your family and introduce them to the lifelong, fulfilling pastime of fly fishing and fly tying. Fly tying for everyone…expert, novice or the beginner.

This year’s special guest is Drew Chicone, author, fly designer, photographer, instructor, lecturer and materials expert, Drew’s passion for teaching the art of fly tying has inspired 5 books including “Feather Brain- Developing, Testing and Improving Saltwater Fly Patterns”.

Also featuring many of the finest fly tyers from Texas and surrounding states.

•   Simultaneous fly tying demonstrations throughout the day. Learn how to tie that special cold, warm or saltwater pattern from the expert tyers on hand
•   Six, 1 Hour Classroom Demonstrations with closed circuit video for viewing tying techniques up close
•   Beginners Fly Tying Table – If you haven’t tied a fly before, well, here is your chance!

When: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Where: Bethany Christian Church, 3223 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX between Buffalo Speedway and Kirby Drive.
Admission: Adults: $10.00 each; Family- $14.00, Seniors (62 & up): $8.00, Under 18: $5.00
Lunch will be served and tickets can be purchased at the door.

Directions: Traveling South on the Southwest Freeway / US 59: Exit Kirby Drive (right) and go North appx. 7/10th mile to Westheimer Road. Turn Left and go appx. 3/10th mile and the Bethany Christian Church, 3223 Westheimer Rd., will be on your left.
Directions: Traveling North on the Southwest Freeway / US 59: Exit Kirby Drive and go North (left), under the overpass, appx. 7/10th mile to Westheimer Road. Turn Left and go appx. 3/10th mile and the Bethany Christian Church, 3223 Westheimer Rd., will be on your left.
For additional information about the Fly Tying Festival or, the Texas FlyFishers, visit our website at www.texasflyfishers.org

The Texas FlyFishers is a 501 (c)(3) Organization and a member of the Texas Council of the International Federation of Fly Fishers.
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Re: 23rd Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival, Saturday, Feb. 7th, 2015
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2015, 02:41:45 PM »
The 23rd Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival
Saturday, February 7, 2015


Featured Presenter Schedule

9:00 am
Joe DeForke
“Fly Fishing West Bay, My Way”

10:00 am
Drew Chicone
“Developing, Testing & Improving Saltwater Patterns”

11:00 am
Kevin Hutchison
“Tying Durable / Practical Hill County Flies”

12:00 pm
Capt. Steve Soule
Saltwater Casting
(Held Outside)

1:00 pm
Mike George
“Taking the Mystery out of Deer Hair”

2:00 pm
Drew Chicone
“Better Baitfish Construction”


Schedule subject to change without notice


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Re: 23rd Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival, Saturday, Feb. 7th, 2015
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2015, 04:32:18 PM »
Big time tip of the ol' Stetson to Chris and the folks who helped him for pulling off another great Fly Tying Festival.  Tracy and I had a ball and my dad even enjoyed himself!
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