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Great Lake Tie-In



With the announcement of Tasmania as the host for the 2019 World Fly Fishing Championships, fly tying and fishing clubs of Tasmania present the Great Lake Tie-In (GLTI).

Prominent Tasmanian fly tyers from around the state will be demonstrating the “Art of Fly Tying” at the, Miena Community Hall on Saturday 14th October.

The event has been organised by a dedicated team headed by Graham Blight, along with members Anna Bellette , Malcolm Crosse and Stephen Butler from the Tasmanian Fly Tyers Club, with funding support from Tasmanian Inland Fisheries Service.

The GLTI organiser, Graham Blight, said the Tie-In is open to the public, there are demonstrations and displays that will be of interest not only to Fly fishers but to the wider community. “The Tie-In is a coming together of fly tyers from around the state with over 20 tyers from 8 clubs from Tasmania and Interstate demonstrating on the day. “
“There will be something for everyone including a junior tying bench where they can try their hand at fly tying. Other highlights will include cane rod building with Bill Lark, entomology, water ecology and environment including Wombat Warriors , art work by internationally known Trevor Hawkins and local artist Danielle Fairfield, photography by Stephen Ooi, material dying by Tasmanian Fly Tyers Club. There will also be trade displays from local suppliers and Inlands Fisheries will be in attendance to answer any queries.

This will be a great opportunity for the community to learn and exchange
ideas”. Mr Blight said.

The Great Lake Tie-In will be held at the Miena Community Hall, from 10 am to 4pm Saturday 14th October. There will be a gold coin donation including great raffle prizes. Food and bar facilities be run by the Miena Community association on the day.

For further Information please contact Graham Blight on email: , ph 0412144072.

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