Fly-Tying Class Completion

Thu, March 9, 2017 | Lakes and Parks

Introductory Fly-Tying Class Completion

Several members of the Bella Vista Fly Tyers Club completed the Introductory Fly Tying Class sponsored by the Club.  Weekly classes began on September 21 and will continue until March 14.  Members tied at least 25 different fishing fly patterns during the course.

Class members include (from left to right)(seated) Tristan Avila, Joe Avila, Luann Lawrence, Marcus Wright, and Dan Bullock, (standing) Ed Fischer, Gary Rowland (Instructor) Ron DeVaney, Ron Blackwelder, Paul Bickford, and Harrold Robinson.

 

Advanced Fly Tying Class Completion

Several members of the Bella Vista Fly Tyers Club completed the Advanced Fly Tying Class sponsored by the Club.  Weekly classes began on September 12 and will continue until March 13.  Members tied at least 25 different fishing fly patterns during the course.

Members present for the photo include (from left to right)(seated) Don Chapman, Steve Curtis, Marvin Macedo, Pat Patrick, and Richard Starr (standing) Ray Atkinson (Instructor), Gary Henderson, Owen Wilson, and Jim Hudson.

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The Bella Vista Fly Tyers Club is a fishing, conservation, and service Club consisting of approximately 150 members. This group of men and women share a common interest in fishing (both warm and cold water species) found in the local streams and lakes of Bella Vista. The Club also promotes lake conservation, recreational activities, and conducts service projects throughout NW Arkansas.

The Club meets every Thursday in Riordan Hall in Bella Vista, beginning at 9 a.m. for a social hour followed by a meeting from 10 to 11 a.m.