Dustin had the opportunity to learn from a master tier, Rick Takahashi, at one of our local fly shops, Anglers Roost. This was a four session class with only two students. Talk about some one on one. Dustin learned new tricks and further honed his tying skills. He hopes to take an intermediate class with Takahashi in the near future.
Here are a few of the patterns Dustin tied in class. While he’s tied many of these prior to class, Rick gave Dustin a few pointers and Dustin enjoyed the opportunity to become a better tier.
Anglers Roost and Rick put on these beginner classes every so often. If you are new to tying, or thinking about getting started, check out these classes. Rick’s instruction will get your tying started on the right foot, or hand in this case.
Dustin has been busy tying in his free time. He has a box to fill for Brooke, as she is going to try her hand on a Missouri Blue Ribbon Stream. He is also working on our boxes and making good progress! I can’t believe all the recipes that are in that head of his. He just started tying last May, so he’s came a long way, and his ties get better every day.