|It has become "THE" place to be each
January and February. We are talking about the annual Fly Tying Class
that is open to the public and led by chapter member Buzz Buffington with a lot of help from his
The five weekly classes are held from 7 to 9pm at St. Francis Episcopal
Church in Norris. Tools and materials are provided.
Students learn a series of 9 flies
used in local tailwaters and the mountains. The class teaches
different patterns and tying techniques. Cost of the class is
$75 and proceeds go toward the Clinch River Chapter's conservation efforts.
Each year the class has gotten larger with a "Wait" list of students
chomping at the bit to get a seat.
Check out a few photos from the class of 2005. Click on image to enlarge:
Other chapter members teaching the class include: