Get ready for fly tying night at Old City Fly Shop in St. Augustine, Florida. Join us on October 12th at 6 pm for an evening filled with creativity, camaraderie, and the expertise of our featured local tyer, Doug Allison. A seasoned fly and light tackle fisherman, Doug brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for crafting patterns that target the thriving local species of redfish, tarpon, snook, flounder, and sea trout.
Meet Doug Allison: Doug Allison is not just an great tyer, but a dedicated angler whose love for the craft shines through in every fly tied. With a keen understanding of the habits and preferences of the fish that inhabit the NE Florida waters, Doug's patterns are tailored to entice even the most elusive species. From lifelike shrimp imitations to dynamic baitfish patterns, Doug's creations are a testament to his deep connection with the local ecosystem.
What to Expect: As you step into Old City Fly Shop, you'll be greeted by a vibrant atmosphere buzzing with excitement. The evening promises a hands-on experience, where you'll have the opportunity to learn from Doug himself. He'll share his insights on techniques, materials, and the art of crafting flies that are both effective and visually appealing.
The Patterns: Discover the magic behind Doug's patterns, each one honed through years of on-water experience. Whether you're targeting the stealthy redfish, the acrobatic tarpon, Whiskered seabass (catfish) or the sea trout, Doug has a pattern that's sure to entice. Learn the secrets behind crafting flies that mimic the natural prey of these species, enhancing your chances of a successful day on the water.
Food and Refreshments: To fuel your creative spirits, we'll be providing food from Kaliburger (@kaliburger904) on Instagram and light refreshments. Enjoy the flavors of local cuisine and mingle with fellow anglers as you exchange stories, tips, and insights.
- Date and Time: Thursday October 12th 6pm
- Location: Old City Fly Shop 2730 Us1 S. Unit A St, Augustine FL
- Cost: Free
Conclusion: The Fly Tying Night at Old City Fly Shop promises an evening of education, inspiration, and the joy of creating something truly special. Join us on October 12th at 6 pm for an event that celebrates the artistry of fly tying and the passion for fishing that unites us all. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the best and connect with like-minded individuals. We can't wait to see you there!