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Great Lakes Council of the Federation of Fly Fishers (GLC FFF), 11th Annual Fly Tying Expo

Kevin Morlock and Steve Martinez have been invited to tie again at this years Fly Tying Exposition.

The Great Lakes Council of the Federation of Fly Fishers will host the 11th Annual Fly Tying Exposition at the Holt High School in Holt, Michigan on Saturday, December 4, 2010. The expo will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The GLC will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary at this event. Over 80 tiers will be on hand this year to demonstrate their fly tying skills. The Federation of Fly Fishers Buz Buszek Award is the Federation's most prestigious fly tying award and we are pleased that Buszek Award recipients Jeff ABear@ Andrews and Chris Helm will be with us.. Returning talents also include Oscar Feliu, Dennis Potter, Ray Schmidt, Dick Walle, Julie Nielsen, Chris Soule, and many others.
Fly tiers will be tying a vast selection of patterns including trout flies, bass bugs, saltwater flies, streamers, emergers, dries, wets, and others. Once again, tiers will have the opportunity to sell their flies and fly tying associated goods from their table. The area for vendors will be greatly expanded with vendors offering a wide variety of fly tying, fly fishing and related products.
A number of events will be featured throughout the day including door prizes, silent auctions, bucket raffle, rummage sale, and a live auction during the lunch hour. There will also be an instruction table for individuals to tie their first fly. If you have any fly tying material or gear to donate for the rummage sale, please ship it to Dorothy Schramm at P.O. Box 828, Pentwater, MI 49449.
In addition to artwork, flyrods, guide trips, and fly fishing/tying items, the auction will have some special items this year. A special fly plate will be auctioned featuring Rusty Gates and his Friends. There will be flies from Rusty and 14 outstanding fly tyers from the GLC. We will also be having a special auction of Chauncy Lively flies and books. The auction starts at 1:00 P.M. so plan to be there for this event.
There is a modest admission fee for the event: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 13-18; children 12 and under are free. Contact Karen Harrison to nominate a tier for the event at wwgcp@frontier.com
(NOTE: Tyers must be members of the Federation of Fly Fishers)