A recent article from the Hereford Times
Brian Stokes (upper) and John Symonds (lower photograph) receive their silver awards for fly tying from Pat O’Reilly MBE
Two members of the Hereford Fly Dressers Guild have been commended with silver award success.
John Symonds and Brian Stokes were presented with their awards by Pat O’Reilly MBE, Managing Director of First Nature and Vice President of The Wild Trout Trust. The scheme is designed for members to test their abilities against a national standard.
The duo , who ,took part in the Award Scheme at the Worcester Fly Dressers Branch under the guidance of Glyn Williams, will now work towards the gold award.
The Bronze and Silver Award Scheme is now actively running at the Hereford Branch.
A series of six lesson starts on 19 January 2015 for complete beginners and improvers. Anyone interested in learning the art of fly dressing or participating in the Bronze or Silver Award Scheme should contact the branch secretary Brian Stokes to reserve a place, on 07813 130795 or John Symonds on 07831 202377