Fly Tying Class at L. L. Bean
Don Bastian – Instructor
Don Bastian is scheduled to teach a fly tying class on traditional feather-wing streamers:
Date: Friday September 21st
Location: L. L. Bean Flagship Hunt / Fish Store in Freeport, Maine
Hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Registration: $10.00. That is correct, just ten dollars!
This class is for intermediate and advanced tiers.
Students must bring their own tools and materials.
A list of patterns and materials will be provided following registration.
To register contact Ed Gauvin at: Egauvin@LLBean.com or register by phone:
207-552-7819, or toll free: 1- 800-221-4221, ext: 17714.
Space is limited!
The class itinerary will feature some of Maine’s most iconic streamer patterns originated by some of the state’s legendary fly tiers and anglers, featuring at least one pattern created by Carrie G. Stevens. A variety of techniques using an array of different methods will include material selection, use, application, and finishing procedures for tying feather-wing streamer patterns. Personalized class instruction will focus on methods and techniques designed to improve the quality of your streamers.
The day will also be filled with streamer fishing tips, tactics, and techniques, drawn from personal experience gained during Don’s 48 years on the water. Specific attention is given to the student’s interest and requests.
Don has been tying flies since 1964, and has twenty-eight years experience as a fly tying instructor. He is the author of three instructional DVD’s: Tying Classic Wet Flies, Advanced Classic Wet Flies, and Traditional Streamers and Bucktails.
He lives in Pennsylvania, but has fished in Maine since 1986. Don has more than one-thousand wet flies, dry flies, streamers, and bucktails published in print and on-line.
References are available. For additional information please contact Don Bastian at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-998-9124.