September Meeting to Feature Jesse Riding, General Manager of Rainy's Flies
Fly Fishers of the Bitterroot is pleased to welcome Jesse Riding the General manager of Rainy’s Flies. Rainy’s is one of the largest commercial fly tying operations in the country and operates at a worldwide scale. The company was started by Jesse’s mother, Rainy at their kitchen table.
The title of Jess’s presentation is “Fly Tying on a global scale: from feather to fish. He will describe what it takes for large companies to mass produce flies and market them all over the world. He will also discuss what to look for in a commercially produced fly, historic trends in flies, and the general business of fly tying.
Also joining Jesse will be Dick Sagara from Temple Fork Outfitters. Dick will provide a brief demonstration of some casting techniques. He will also have examples of the rods we are evaluating for the Buggers program for you to try.
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 12 at 7:00pm at BJ's Restaraunt in Hamilton, MT.