Posts Tagged ‘Don Bastian’

Fly Tying Class at L. L. Bean- Don Bastian – September 21st

Fly Tying Class at L. L. Bean- Don Bastian – September 21st

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.

L. L. Bean Schedules Wet Fly Class with Don Bastian

L. L. Bean Schedules Wet Fly Class with Don Bastian

The Hunting and Fishing Store of L. L. Bean in Freeport, Maine, has scheduled Don Bastian to teach a wet fly class on Friday, May 25th, 2012. There is a registration fee of $10.00. Bean’s is donating the proceeds from this class to Trout Unlimited. The hours of the session are from 9:00 AM until […]

Fly Tying Clinic with Don Bastian

Fly Tying Clinic with Don Bastian

Fly Tying Clinic at Pineland Farms New Gloucester, Maine with instructor Don Bastian. Traditional Wet Flies and Carrie Stevens Streamers Saturday March 24th, 2012. On this date Don Bastian will be leading a fly tying clinic. The location is the historic Pineland Farms complex for a fly tying class where Don will be presenting instruction on […]

Classic Wet Flies Fly Tying Class with Don Bastian

Classic Wet FliesFly Tying Class Instructed by Don Bastian February 3 – 5, 2012 Fishing Creek Angler Fly Shop& Bed & Breakfast 314 St. Gabriel’s Road Benton PA 17814 570-925-2709 [email protected] Fishing Creek Angler provides a perfect location in a lovely north central Pennsylvania rural setting for a winter weekend fly tying class. The Fishing […]

Meeting Don Bastian- by Scott Bleiler

Meeting Don Bastian- by Scott Bleiler

If you like wet flies like I do, you will of course have read the ‘fly fishing bible’, Ray Berman’s masterpiece, Trout. The book is a timeless classic, drenched in the lore and nostalgia of fly fishing. I’m 34 and tied my first wet fly in 2008. I never saw these things for sale in […]

The Ray Bergman Collection by Don Bastian

Classic Wet Flies Patterns from Ray Bergman’s Books: Trout, Just Fishing, and With Fly, Plug, and Bait Photos, flies, text, and updated recipes by Don Bastian This photographic collection of traditional wet fly patterns, recipes, and notes, when completed, will contain four-hundred eighty-three flies selected from Ray Bergman’s books. This number was determined by including […]

Hatches 2010: Traditional Wet Flies by Don Bastian

Hatches 2010: Traditional Wet Flies by Don Bastian

While making public fly tying appearances over the past twelve years, I have focused primarily on tying traditional wet flies. The patterns I tie are mostly selected from Ray Bergman’s Trout (1938), How to Tie Flies (1940) by E. C. Gregg, and Flies for Fish and Fishermen: The Wet Flies, (1989) by Helen Shaw. I […]

Ibis & White by John McCoy

Ibis & White by John McCoy

Modern fly tiers love to employ the “latest and greatest” materials and techniques in their patterns. If a material orbits Earth in the Space Shuttle, chances are it becomes fodder for the tier’s bench. If some famous angler starts hackling dry flies with pig bristles, chances are the local fly shop will soon sponsor a […]

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