The 10th Annual Summer  Mini Expo, Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Come enjoy a fun filled day of: Fly Tying Casting Instructions,  Demonstrations, Travel Presentations, Rod Building Area, Fishing Information and the Casting Games along with drawing for Prizes at Terrace United Methodist Church, 1203 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas 77055

The Texas FlyFishers Present 10th Annual Summer Mini Fly Fishing Exposition

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 8:30 am until 4:30 pm

The Mini Expo has something for every fly fisher…

Beginner, intermediate or expert!

Mini Expo Tri Fold Flier 2

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The Iron Fly, Tying Skills Contest

The Iron Fly
Tying Skills Contest
As adopted by the Texas FlyFishers

What is The Iron Fly?

Based on the premise similar to the cable TV cooking show The Iron Chef, the Iron Fly is similar in nature but, with fly tying instead of food. We start with a common selection of materials for all of the contestants. The Iron Fly tyers will have 15 minutes to select their materials, return to their tying station and design their pattern. Once the time has elapsed, the tying begins.

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VIP

Recipe:

Hook: Gamakatsu B10S size 4 and 6
Thread: 210 denier (6/0 or larger)
Undertail: Flex floss or lumaflex, rosy pink, Or krystal flash, Gold, pearlescent, or copper
Tail: Deer body hair, Olive, natural, brown, olive, black, or yellow
Body: 6mm closed cell foam, Red, black, orange, chartreuse, or yellow
Eyes: 7mm or 8mm dolls eyes, yellow or white
Adhesive: Cyanoacrylate or E6000

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