United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Inc.

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Next Meeting:
May 4, 2016
Streamside Meeting
Check-In station/Pavillion at Arcadia State Park, Rte. 165
Exeter, RI
5:30 pm
Pizza and soda will be served
There will be raffles and door prizes-- come have some fun before we break 
for the summer!
Bring Bug Spray!

Sara Low
Author and Guide
Sara will be talking and demonstrating how to correct some common casting 
errors​ and how to present the fly effectively.

Fly Fishing Express
Saturday, June 4, 2016 – Rain or Shine  
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM  
Location: The Old Colony Train – Middletown, RI  
Fee: $15.00/person 
Contact: Kimberly Sullivan, RIDEM 
 Fish and Wildlife 401-539-0019 or kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov  

Please Note: BRING WADERS;

Introduction to Freshwater Fly Fishing
 Saturday, June 25, 2016
 9 AM to 3 PM
 Addieville East Farm - Mapleville, RI
Contact: Kimberly Sullivan, RIDEM 
 Fish and Wildlife 401-539-0019 or kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov  

Women's Fly Fishing
 Saturday, July 9, 2016
 9 AM to 3 PM
 Carolina Trout Hatchery - Carolina, RI
Contact: Kimberly Sullivan, RIDEM – Fish and Wildlife 401-539-0019 or kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov  

Fin & Feather will be starting a Saturday Morning Fly Tying demonstration.  Look for schedule of flies and instructors on their Facebook page and on their website. 

R. I. DEM Events:
Cinder Worm Workshop Fly Tying & Fishing

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in partnership with RI Department of Environmental Management, is organizing the Cinder Worm Workshop again, now in its seventh year.
There is no charge for this program. All fly tying materials will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own tools and equipment, but all necessary fly tying tools and equipment will be loaned to registrants upon request. Salt water fly fishing equipment, including rods, reel, lines and leaders, will be loaned to registrants who do not have their own tackle. There will also be a limited number of chest waders available.
Fly Tying - Tuesday, May 3rd and May 10th. 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
                    Kettle Pond Visitor Center, Charlestown, RI
Fly Fishing - Saturday, May 14th, 4:00 PM to dark
                       Fly Fishing from shore and kayaks
                       Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge, Charlestown, RI

For more information or to register, please contact Neil Anthes 401-364-9124, extension 43 or 
email at Neil_Anthes@fws.gov.
For a copy of the course flyer, click on the link below.
Dubbing is a fundamental fly-tying skill. However, the variety and methods of application for this material can be overwhelming for beginning tiers. This short video is intended to provide an introduction to some of the types of dubbing available, as well as the techniques used to apply them. Once mastered, these basic methods greatly enhance a tiers’ ability to efficiently create quality flies that incorporate dubbing.
Remember: Less is more!

Click on the picture below to see this great video