Fly Tying Club

Welcome to the Castaway Fly Tying Club. The club meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday night of each month at 7:00p.m. We meet at my office in the Earthlogic building 56 Main St. Essex Jct VT. We open fly tying season the first week of January and go until the time would be better spent on the water in the spring. Each week there will be two flies selected to tie. These flies will be posted the Monday before the meeting, along with their recipe so that club members can prepare for Wednesday and so anyone visiting the site can tie along or just to see what’s going on the vise from week to week. Go to the fly selection link for information on purchasing any of the flies posted here.

Princes, are the Prince of nymph patterns

January 15, 2018

          The Castaway fly club meets again this Wednesday evening. I plan to stick with tying the the fly I need the most and have plenty of them. The fly I be twisting up is the Prince nymph. The Prince is my favorite nymph pattern. It is by far the most […]

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Resolve to tie flies in 2018

January 2, 2018

Happy New Year everyone.  The new year means many things to different people. For me, I try to use it as a fresh start to be better as a person, a husband and father and as a business owner. It also signifies the start to fly tying season. My fly boxes and inventory are always […]

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Long time no Post…

May 14, 2017

If you don’t know me, I’m not a social media guy. I’m not a computer guy! The reason why, you ask? I spent much time fishing and hunting as a young man and not keeping up with technology. I am getting better and I really want to learn, but the time I spend writing a […]

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Tonight’s fly tying called off due to the Flu

March 29, 2017

I’ve had the flu for the past couple of days so not much to say. I don’t get sick.  I haven’t had the flu since I was a kid. Go ahead and flu shot shame me. This will be the last year that I don’t get one because everything about having the flu sucks. I […]

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Lets try that again

March 26, 2017

The last fly tying night was rudely postponed due to winter storm Stella, who dumped close to 3 feet of snow in northern Vermont.   That night has been moved to this Wednesday March 29th. iIwill still be working on Clouser’s minnows. We will also get together at our regularly scheduled time of Wednesday April […]

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Go big, and go for Bass and Pike.

March 13, 2017

Attendance at the Wednesday night fly tying sessions have been small. This weeks fly could change that as we go big, tying fly’s mostly tied for large species. I am a self proclaimed trout bum, so I have primarily tied trout flies. Over the past several years, I have changed my tune a little for […]

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