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03/22/13 – Fly Tying with Rick Estes: Upper Androscoggin Classics

Fly Tying with Rick Estes: Upper Androscoggin Classics
Friday, March 22, 2013
10:00am - All Ages
The Bethel Inn Resort (map)
On The Common
P.O. Box 49
21 Broad Street

Bethel, Maine
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Owls Roost Outfitters owner, Rick Estes of Ossipee, N.H. has developed a life-long passion for fishing. First taught to him by his mother and later influenced by world famous fly tiers like Jim Warner and Lefty Harris in his hometown of Wolfeboro. Rick started tying flies at an early age and has been doing so in earnest for over 40 years. He now offers clinics at The Bethel Inn Resort, where you'll learn to tie everything from pupae to dries and everything in between.

March 22 ~ Upper Androscoggin River Classics in conjunction with the Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo.

If you are planning to attend the Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo, or if you just want expert advise on fly fishing the Upper Androscoggin River, come and join us on Friday the day before the Expo and learn to tie the flies Androscoggin River Guides rely on. Rick Estes will be instructing on the flies, the materials used and when and how they are used. This is more more than just your typical fly tying clinic. This is is a class on fishing the mighty Androscoggin River.From typical nymphs to streamers like the Evening Andy, you will get an up close look at the flies used by river guides on this great fishery. The typical hatches as well as the flies used will be discussed at length. This is a novice/intermediate level course, and all materials will be supplied. You should bring your own tools and portable lights, but if there is something you think you are lacking ,with advanced notice, arrangements can be made to meet your needs. We are confident that you will see flies you have never seen before and use old and new materials in new and imaginative ways.

10am – 12noon: Fly Tying Program/Instruction with Rick – Gibson Room
12noon – 1pm: Lunch in The Millbrook Tavern & Grille, at The Inn
1pm – 4pm: Afternoon session, flies and more with Rick
4pm: Depart

Program includes: Instruction and materials and Lunch in The Tavern
Total program: $90 per person

Spend the night on Friday: Bed & Breakfast for Two, just $139 per night.
Single: Just $125 per night

Call The Bethel Inn Resort at (800) 654-0125 to reserve your spot and to make your lodging reservations. Or, feel free to contact Rick Estes for more information on these exciting program at The Bethel Inn Reort this February & March. PHONE: (603) 539-7354 E-mail:

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