United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Inc.

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UFTRI Flies can be found in the Fly Picture Catalog  (where they appear on a number of pages) and the Fly Pattern Index (where they are all listed alphabetically on one page.)
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3520 Quaker Lane 
North Kingstown, RI 02852

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34 Robert W Boyden Rd
Taunton, MA 02780

Simple Techniques You Can Apply Every Time 
You Get On the Vise

With a little practice, anyone can tie some flies that catch fish, but there are some real meaningful differences in a seasons tyers patterns vs a beginners. In this free guide from The Catch & The Hatch, we'll walk you through three simple ways to tie better flies each and every time regardless the patterns. 

​                                                                          Allen
                                                                   The Catch and The Hatch

Click HERE to read and download the Free Guide on Tying Better Flies

Next Meeting: 
Dec 6, 2023, 6:00-9:00 pm (NOTE TIME CHANGE)
Knights of Columbus 
475 Sandy Lane Warwick, RI

This years Holiday meeting will start at 6 pm for fly tying. There will be 3 tables: 
oTim Geremia- freshwater fly
oJohn McCall – fresh water fly
oJoe Kearns- saltwater fly
We’ll tie until 6:45ish then get ready for the catered dinner, drawing for an awesome door prize, bucket raffles, some silent auction items and of the course, the Yankee swap!  

**Some of the items for the bucket raffles and door prizes will be flies tied by some of the tyers at this years’ International Fly Tying Symposium. 
A few of the flies are pictured below:
Lady bug tied by Bob Mead in a glass dome
Bucktail deceiver tied by Bob Popovics
Flatwing tied by Joe Cordiero (he will be at our Jan meeting demonstrating how to tie this fly!)
Grey Ghost tied by Peter Simonson (Carrie Stevens pattern)
3 flies tied by Tom Rosenbauer at the symposium.

***Yankee Swap—if you’d like to participate in the Yankee Swap, bring a wrapped gift ($25 value) and you will get a numbered ticket. You will have the opportunity to choose another wrapped gift when your number is called. Of course, the real fun starts when people start eying all the cool gift and perhaps make you do a trade!!!

****Make sure you bring lots of cash for the cool bucket raffles and the silent auction items---you won’t go away disappointed!!

***** As always, non-alcoholic drinks will be provided and adult beverages will be available in the bar upstairs.

Tying Better Flies
We recently received an email from a youth services librarian and educator thanking us for all the material we have posted.  She has been running a fun beginner's fly fishing project over the last few weeks and they have been able to use some of our information for their group projects.  
One of the young fly fishing enthusiasts wanted us to see an article that he and his Dad found that they thought was very informational and helpful for youth new to flyfishing.
Please take a look-- I have added it to our resources library as well-- Thanks Dylan!!