Published Nov 18. 2007 - 8 years ago

IFTS 2007

The International Fly Tying Symposium was held on November 17th and 18th in Somerset, New Jersey. As usual, the place was wall-to-wall fly tyers, tying everything from giant saltwater streamers to trout flies. Streamers, salmon flies, you name it - someone was tying it.

Some pictures from the 2007 International Fly Tying Symposium in Somerset, New Jersey.

Bob Petti
Bob Petti
Bob Petti
Bob Petti
Bob Petti
Bob Petti
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Good Day,

The trick with working with materials like Sili Skin is to take a deep breath, plan ahaed and take your time! Patience is a virtue when working with this material - but patience will reward you. Go slow...

Christopher Soule

Thanks Kasper,

That is a shame, but eye-catching they certainly are.

Regards,
Les

Helge and Les,

the rubber sand eels are not difficult to tie, but pretty useless as the silicone starts to curl and the fly to spin. More an eye catcher than a practical fly.

Kasper Mühlbach

Bob wow what a nice sand eels, could you send me some they look so realistic and I am hungry.
Tying instruction would be great

Nice work!
Those sand-eels are amazing. Any chance of an article on how to tie them?

Sarunas_St's picture

Nice photo reportage Bob!
Add more photos if possible ;)

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