Our featured fly tier at the bench this year is Ken Garten (N.J.) who will tie and teach both fresh and saltwater patterns on all 4 days of the Show.
Chip Jablonski (PA.) will be at the bench demonstrating his outstanding freshwater tying skills on Friday, Saturday & Sunday with his amazing NOR-VISE. Tying some of his original patterns like the "W Worm" that's a trout taker in any stream.
Captain John Isdanavage (N.J.) will be tying up some of the most effective saltwater beach and boat patterns for New Jersey on the week end.
Captain Mike will show how easy it is for any one to learn to tie a fly and even get some in the best selling book "FLY PATTERNS by FISHING GUIDES" Mike will be using his REGAL VISE.
Captain Greg Morrison (N.J.) will also be on hand to show his award winning saltwater skills with his RENZETTI VISE creating some "MORRISON MURDERERS" that are real salt water beauties.
Kayak Guide Rick Wolbert will be at the bench to demonstrate flies that work in the North East waters both fresh and salt.
There are always other notable tiers from the region that stop by the “FLY ARTS & TIERS THEATRE" sit down at the bench and tie for a little while as well. You never know who will drop by and add to the program, so keep an eye on the tying bench while at the Show.
Plus there are lots of framed flies on display from some of the worlds best tiers to see. The great "FLY PATTERNS by FISHING GUIDES" by Tony Lolli (2013) and several other fly pattern books featuring A.F.F.S. members will be on display and available for purchase along with tools, vises and materials to help you get started fly tying.