Learning how to tie and fish chironomid patterns to consistently catch fish using chironomids can be one of the most frustrating stillwater experiences. We recall the frustrations and setbacks all too well. While a trial and error process will work it can take years to master the presentation skills and pattern types necessary for success. The Tying and Fishing Chironomids Master Class is designed to provide you with a critical path for consistent on-the-water success.
Learn the presentation techniques, gear requirements, pattern thoughts, and tying techniques Phil uses to both tie and fish chironomid patterns from bottom to top through this live, interactive, online course.
You have the option of taking the entire 6 session course for $149.95 or you can choose individual sessions for $39.95. Taking the 6 session course offers a savings of 25% versus registering for each session individually
Over this approximately 6 session, 15-plus hour course, you will a variety of fly fishing and tying tricks, techniques, tactics including:
The chironomid lifecycle
Leader set up and rigging, including droppers
Strike indicator techniques
Floating line/long leader (Naked) techniques
Sinking line techniques
Live hands-on tying instruction for a range of chironomid larva, pupa, merger, and adult patterns
This comprehensive course includes.
A Minimum of 15 hours of live, online, instruction.
A recording of each video session.
Phil will tie a minimum of 15 of his favorite chironomid pupa, larva and adult patterns, covering a range of styles and tying options.
Materials Listing (You are welcome and encouraged to tie along with Phil)-Provided to you upon payment for the course (PDF).
Fly Pattern Recipes, including images (PDF). To be provided prior to each session.