Art of Angling Journal

Vol. 3 Issue 1

Thanks to Ingrid V. Sils for Authorizations


Reflections on Creative Fly Tying :

Fabrizio Gajardoni

I remember my first vise with all its accessories that I purchased

from a friend who started — but then stopped — tying because of

little success. Fortunately, I met Massimo Masi, a local importer of Scott rods, who began my education as a fly-fisherman and fly-tier.

I became so taken by the sport that in 1984 some friends and I founded the Fly Club of Rimini (Italy) where, for a number of years, I taught the art of fly-tying to many anglers ...