2013 NW FLY TYERS AND FISHING EXPO
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2013 NW FLY TYING EXPO PHOTOS
March 8 - 9, 2013
Albany, OR

The 2013 NW Fly Tying and Fly Fishing Expo was great and in case you missed it, here are some photos. There were a 194 fly tyers from around the country demonstrating their skills. Each and every person was skilled at the craft of fly tying and had something to offer. Everybody was friendly and happy to answer any questions and share their knowledge in the art of fly tying.

Realistic Spiders by Karen Royer
Realistic Spiders by Karen Royer
When we showed these photos to
other people, they just presumed that
real spiders that had been glued onto
a hook and we would have to explain
that they were designed using natural
feathers and fur.

Realistic Flies by Karen Royer
Realistic Flies by Karen Royer

Karen Royer has a special talent when it comes to tying realistic flies.

The Eberhard Faber Family Flies tied by Steven Fernandez
"The Eberhard Faber Family"
Flies tied by Steven Fernandez

Doppler Dog by Steven Fernandez
"Doppler Dog"
Fly tied by Steven Fernandez

Steven Fernandez is a legend in the fly tying world. Besides the above artistic style flies, Steve Fernandez can design and construct anything from dry flies to Classic Atlantic Salmon Flies with the touch of a master.

Jungle Cock Featherback
Jungle Cock Featherback
Hand Woven Hair Hackle
George F. Grant Style Flies
Tied by James V. Flaherty

James Flaherty ties some great George F. Grant Style Flies. Photos don't do them justice and they look incredible in real life.

Flies tied by Kenan Ginsberg
Flies tied by Kenan Ginsberg

While we only know Kenan Ginsberg from a short conversation and the only details we can give is that he is one of the good guys. He tied a variety of great flies designed to actually catch fish.

Flies tied by Captain Mel Simpson
Flies tied by Captain Mel Simpson

Some other fly tyers at the show included Michael Radencich, Jackson Leong, Ronn Lucas Sr., Glenn Wilson, David Hunter, Ron Reinebach, Andrew Marshall, Joe Warren, Richard Rohrbaugh, Rich Youngers, Jim Ferguson and Hal Gordon just to mention a few.

Fly Tying Pinstriping by John Matthews
Custom Fly Tying Pinstriping by John Matthews

John Matthews does awesome pinstriping on your vehicle for very reasonable prices. You will find him set-up in front of the building entrance. If you need a custom painted fly on your car, let us know and will forward the information to him.

henry Hoffman
Henry Hoffman

Flies tied by Henry Hoffman
Some Flies tied by Henry Hoffman

Henry Hoffman was one of the pioneers in the development of modern day hackle. Besides being a legend, Henry Hoffman is fun to be around and you have to like him.

David Martin talking with people at the Expo via Skype
David Martin talking with people at the Expo via Skype

While David Martin could not be at the Expo due to health reasons, he was present via a skype hook-up thanks to Jackson Leong. David Martin is another legend in the realistic fly tying world and some of his creations are absolutely amazing. It was an honor and privilege to talk with him.
http://davidmartinsrealisticflies.yolasite.com

Dedicated to Harry Lemire
Table #36 was dedicated to Harry Lemire

Harry Lemire was a true legend in the fly tying world. Unfortunately he passed away this summer and will be missed. He was a regular at the Expo and tied Classic Style Atlantic Salmon Flies by hand.

Fly Tying and Fishing Expo
Cars in the parking lot of the
Linn County Expo Center during
the Fly Tying and Fishing Expo.

Hot Air Balloon
To start the morning there was
a Hot Air Balloon in the parking
lot of the Expo Center.

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LINK:
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FLY TYING INSTRUCTION
http://www.flytyinginstruction.com
Fly tying equipment and materials
reference guide. Learn how to tie
flies for fishing and display.
2013 NW FLY TYING EXPO PHOTOS