Dave's Fly Tying

Classes, Special Sessions & Personal Instruction

Fly Tying Classes & Special Instruction 

Future Classes

For further information contact me at the below phone number or via email at DavidPMcCants@att.net.  These classes classes will take place in Dave’s "Tying Loft," specially built for teaching up to seven students.  Please contact me (information below) for more information.

Beginning Fly Tying – Tuesdays starting January 10, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., for eight weeks. Please contact either Dave per below information and through the classes registration page. This class is intended for those that want a weekly class at night that gives them time to practice between sessions of course materials. Cost: $150.00 per student.

Intermediate Fly Tying – Wednesdays  starting January 11, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., for six weeks. Please contact either Dave per below information and through the classes registration page. We tie complete flies in this class and students should have basic skills from some beginning classes. Cost: $150.00 per student.

Specialty Classes

All specialty classes will be held in Concord, Calif., at my home (in the tying loft of course). Room has been set up to teach, with an oval eight foot table, track lighting and special plug ins for your vice lights. For these all-day classes (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. please bring a lunch and anything special you would like to drink; coffee and filtered water will also be provided). Cost: $90.00 per class, per student, with a 50% deposit to hold space in a class for each student.

Classic Steelhead Flies for the West Coast -Sat. Oct 29th, 2011 (Ed Haas, egg, spey style patterns).

Midges & Tying Tiny - Nymphs & Drys - Sat. Nov 5th, 2011 (midges that work!).

Striped Bass Flies - Sat. Nov 19th, 2011 (Clouser/Whistler/Half&Half/Bass Hair)

Black Bass Flies - Sat. Jan 14, 2012 (Hair Frog/Cigar/Dahlberg Diver)

Flies for Lakes and Ponds – Sat. Feb 14th, 2012 (patterns that will work April through June!).

Classic Married Wing Salmon Flies – Sat. Feb 18, 2012 (focus on marrying feather wings and techniques).

Flies for the Yuba River - Sat. Mar 10,2012 (Both dries and nymphs).

Tying Flies for Putah Creek - Sat. Sept 15, 2012 (Both dries and nymphs)

See also the classes registration form for additional classes offered.

Hooks and materials for classes provided by the instructor, students to provide own tools (vice, scissors, bobbin, bodkin, hackle pliers, hair stacker/packer/comb – recommended tools list can be provided to all students). For Saturday classes, students should bring a sack lunch and drinks for the day (filtered water and coffee will be provided). 


Local & On-Site Fly Tying Classes

Flytying demonstrations for your local events and onsite classes for up to 8 persons per class can be arranged both for on-site locations (in the San Francisco Bay Area) and in Concord, CA.  Personal one on one instruction is also available. 

Contact me via email at DavidPMcCants@att.net or by calling (925) 673-5448.

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