Fly Fishing Instruction by Al Buhr
Line Building; Simple and
Easy with Al Buhr.
March 17, Saturday, 9:00am - 4:00pm, with a 1-hour lunch break.
your success while making your fishing outing more enjoyable. A custom
tailored fly line, like a personal hand-tied fly, has some advantages.
A personalized fly line can match your unique casting style. It can be
tailored to your own rod and help provide a super smooth casting outfit.
Unique lines can be designed to counter seemingly impossible casting/fishing
custom line can be tailored to fly further distances, sink deeper and
faster, slice through gusty winds, and more. Freshwater to saltwater with
single or two-handed, a customized line can drastically improve your
fishing success. Line building will bring a new dimension to your fly
This six-hour class will dispel many mysteries in designing and building fly
fishing lines. We will explore how the line interacts with the rod, and
how a fly line travels through the air during a cast. We will cover
line shapes and line mechanics during flight. The Cut Chart design system
removes any uncertainty to cutting the line sections. Hands-on demonstrations
in several line-to-line and loop splices. This will include knotted, bonded
and welded type splices.
Included is a
to Design fly Lines” booklet as a class text and future
Bring your questions on fly lines, floating and sinking. Ask about best
fitting your rods for top performance. Come with your toughest fishing
situations and find a line that is the cure. This is an interactive class
that will focus on answering your questions and finding the fly line
Al Buhr has been designing fly lines for 30-plus years for single and
two-handed rods. He has worked with Leon Chandler, Jimmy Green and currently
works with Bruce Richards of Scientific Anglers. Al developed with Bruce
Richards the Salmon Spey taper and then the Short Head and Mid lines.
This 6 hour class is $125.00, booklet included. Limited to 12 students -
first come, first served.
||Line Building; Simple
and Easy, Fly Line Building Class with Al Buhr, March 17, 2007
The Fly Fishing Shop, Welches, OR
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