COMPLETED! We had 16 attendees including a few returning reelsmiths from last year. We raised $800 for the Trout in the Classroom program - that's enough to purchase a new chiller for a classroom!
Reelsmithing Workshop Fundraiser
The Eclectic Angler is conducting a special Reelsmithing Workshop Fundraiser co-sponsored by the NH Council and the Basil Woods Chapter of Trout Unlimited on February 11th, 2011 at 9am! $50 from each registration will be donated to Trout Unlimited's Trout in the Classroom program. The workshop will be held at the Shaker Road School in Concord, NH and is limited to 25 participants.
The cost to attend the workshop is $130 and includes 3 to 4 hours of instruction, the Ported Aluminum Reel Kit with click drag, and all of the tools and supplies you will need to complete your reel. Space is limited so sign-up now! You do not need to be a member of TU to attend this special Workshop.
Here is a photo of last year's workshop.
About the Instructor
Michael Hackney, aka The Eclectic Angler, is a reelsmith and author of The Reelsmith’s Primer - the Art of Hand-crafting Fly Fishing Reels. He is a life member of Trout Unlimited and resides in central Massachusetts near his home waters, the Squannacook and Nissitissit Rivers. Michael’s clarity, passion, and expertise is instructive, contagious and entertaining.