#38447 Fly-tying (Masterton)

Love fly-fishing?  Learn how to tie fishing flies and nymphs used for trout fishing, in anticipation of the upcoming season.  Course fee includes basic fly-tying starter kit.

Dates: 27 July – 24 August 2022 (5-weeks)
Times: Wednesday Evenings, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Tutor: John Pansters and Howard Thomson
Venue: REAP House, 340 Queen Street, Masterton
Cost: $165.00 (includes starter kit)

Must Enrol by: 22 July


Course Information for #38447 Fly-Tying – Starts 27 July 

Course Tutor(s):  John Pansters and Howard Thomson 

Purpose of the Course:  Each week our skilled tutors will give a demonstration on ‘how to’ and then participants will use the new techniques to tie their own nymphs, wet flies and dry flies.

Participants will learn: –

  • The basic skills required to tie a fly
  • How to use the necessary tools for fly-tying
  • How to select and prepare fly-tying materials
  • How to carry out fly-tying techniques such as dubbing, whip-finishing and ribbing.

A beginner’s fly-tying start kit is included in the registration price, enabling participants to continue making flies and nymphs at home.


Other Information:  Participants may also like to register their interest with REAP Wairarapa for a Fly-fishing course in Term 4, 2022.

Pre-requisites (if any):  n/a

Participants Must Provide:  Good eyesight or have a decent pair of glasses.

REAP to Provide: Fly-tying starter kit

Please contact community@reapwairarapa.nz for any further information you may require.