Try your hand at fly fishing at Mayslake Peabody Estate.
Byline: Deb Humiston Forest Preserve District of DuPage
Visitors can meet some of the area's best fly tyers and watch them demonstrate a variety of fly patterns at the "Early Show" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook.
The guest speaker will be professional fly tyer Gunnar Brammer, owner of Brammer Custom Flies, who will give presentations throughout the day. The show also features demonstrations from more than 25 of the area's best fly tyers; free lessons from certified casting instructors; spey-casting demonstrations with tips on matching the line to the rod; and sales representatives from pro tyers, fishing guides and shops.
Kids can look through a microscope to view bugs that fish eat; participate in a free fly-tying program with materials and tools provided; and find out more about the forest preserve's outdoor and youth programs.
Admission is $10; kids 12 and younger are free. For details, call (630) 206-9566.
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|Publication:||Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)|
|Date:||Oct 20, 2018|
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