Learn how to make your own flies

Fly Tying For Beginners

This course is for those wanting to learn how to make their own flies - from the ground up.  Includes necessary tools and materials to tie 10 patterns in the Fly Tying Starter Kit from Wapsi.
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Meet the instructor

Eric Einspahr

Eric Einspahr is an academic advisor at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.  He has been tying flies for 12 years.  He has used many of his own creations to catch a wide variety of freshwater fish.  He has earned 27 "Master Angler Award" Certificates from the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission by catching lunker sized fish througout the state.

Eric is the current President of the Cornhusker Fly Fishers.  He is married with 2 anglers-in-the-making and one on the way.  He is known by his angling buddies as a "nuts" fisherman.  
Eric Einspahr
Course Instructor
Meet the instructor

Jim Fischer

Jim Fischer is an instructor at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.  He co-teaches the FlyFishing Course with Eric Einspahr - and has for 6 years.  He also serves on the "Cast A Lure, Catch A Student" spincast curriculum development team.  He is retired from the human resources department at UNL.

Jim has been tying flies for 12 years. He lives on a freshwater lake with his wife, Diane.  So he is not far from being able to "test fly patterns" he regularly creates.
Jim Fischer
Course Instructor
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