TEXAS HILL COUNTRY FLY FISHERS
Learn Fly Tying
One of the most frequent comments we hear is "I would love to learn to tie flies".
Both simple and complicated but for sure, Fly Tying is one of the most satisfying skills a fisherman can have.
Fly Tying 3rd Thursdays
Next Fly Tying Thursday Night
Jack Bartell - THCFF 3rd Thursday's Fly Tying Host
Don Anderson - Fly Tyer and Freshwater Guide
Don Anderson is an active member of THCFF and serves as the club's Fishing Lease Manager. Don's passion is teaching others to fly fish, fly tying, and carp fishing.
Don is a life long sportsman with most of those years fishing the Texas Hill country. He is a professional taxidermist/artist by trade and manages a taxidermy shop that serves an international cliental.
Most know Martin as the owner Country Fly Fishers Shop, but hundreds of students can attest he is also a top notch teacher with a huge knowledge of fly tying. If you want to get started tying flies, Martin is a great place to launch.
Martin Pursch - The "Godfather" of Hill Country Fly Fishing
Jack Gillis is a life member of FFI and the Fly Tying Group. He holds the Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards for fly tying.
Jack is the Vice President of Dallas Fly Fishers, Chair of the for Ft. Worth Fly Fishers Fly Tying Group, Vice President - Education for FFI Texas Council, member of the FFI Education Committee, and a Certified Fly Fishing Instructor and Area Chief for Texas Parks & Wildlife. He's a demonstration fly tyer at such events as Oktoberfisch, Texas Fly Fest and Brew Fest, TRWD Flyfest, Sowbug, and moderates the online demonstrations for the Roadkill Roundtable.
Fourteen year old Deighan Cherry began tying flies at the age of 5.
Deighan is the cofounder of the international tying group @fly_girl_global where she shares her numerous patterns with other young lady anglers around the world. A creative, well rounded tier focusing on techniques rather than individual patterns, she ties for cold, warm, and salt water with success in all three.
She enjoys competing against adults in professional fly tying competitions and traveling to fish with her online tying friends.