Friday
 
Description
9:30am – 11:30am
Steven Fernandez – Creativity in Fly Tying
Discussion on the aspects of creativity that one can introduce into fly tying. Bringing in references and examples of aesthetic production from outside the world of fly tying, such as art, architecture, and music.
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Jerome Molloy – Tying Hair-wing Salmon Flies
A presentation on the techniques used in tying effective hair-wing salmon flies.
 
2:30pm – 4:30pm
Stuart Hardy – Vintage Fly Tying Materials
A photo presentation on Stuart’s collection of vintage tying materials, including the hooks, tinsels, feathers and other materials used to tie classic feather-wing salmon flies.
 
Saturday
 
 
 
9:30am – 11:30am
Jeff Dickey – Historical accuracy vs modern methods
Discussion on tying for historical accuracy and methods vs. modern methods, materials and look. Discussions on the use of substitute materials, glue, wax, etc.  Aesthetics of the fly; challenging oneself; creating something both useful and beautiful.
 
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Ian Barret & Frank Walsh – Salmon fishing in Newfoundland and Labrador
Pending
Pending
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Paul Little – The Rachis reconstruction method for winging Dee and Spey flies
How the process of mounting materials (Bronze Mallard, turkey and other soft materials) can be improved on Dee and Spey flies. The techniques will be explained and demonstrated and a couple of complete flies dressed.
 
Sunday
 
 
 
9:30am – 11:30am
Hunter Bachand – Tools of the Trade:  tools to tie better salmon flies
A demonstration of the various tools used in fly tying, and how to use them to improve the quality of your salmon flies.   Additional instructions on buying, or making specialty tools.
 
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Gary Tanner – Fishing for Salmon on the Miramichi
A presentation on the beauty of fishing the spring, summer and fall seasons on the Miramichi, including gear, flies, and of course, the fish.