The Texas Flyfishers of Houston is proud to announce a Two Day Flyrod Building Class taught by Kenny Murph. Ken is one of the premier custom rod builders in the Gulf Coast Area.
Many years, beginning in mid-January, the Texas FlyFishers holds the first of their classes for the year, Beginners Fly Tying. About the same time, the club also offers its two rod building classes, Beginning Rod Building and a few weeks later, Advanced Rod Building. These classes teach the students how to pick out your rod blank and other components, lay out and warp the guides and then, apply a professional looking finish to their rod at, in many cases, a fraction of the price of a upper end production rod.
The first class, Beginners Rod Building Course, is a two-day, all-day course, meeting from 8:00 am to 3:30pm (the instructor does permit a lunch break), usually held on consecutive Saturdays. In the weeks prior to the first class, you will be provided with a list of components necessary to construct your custom rod.