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Colorado Rodmakers Reunion - Completed

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This Workshop is open to attendees of the Colorado Rodmakers Reunion at Chair Mountain Ranch in Marble, CO. Registration must be done with the organizers of the event, here is the information from the program announcement:

Registration & Information  Colorado Rodmakers Reunion

- Special Event -

Reelsmithing Workshop
Presented by Michael Hackney of The Eclectric Angler

The Workshop includes everything you'll need to build a 3" 4 wt fly Reel

 Michael provides your choice of a brass or aluminum kit with either a

friction drag or click drag and all of the tools and supplies.


Cost to Attend $125 (Limited to 20 Attendees)

If you are interested in attending the workshop, send an email to: lkbamboo@gmail.com

After I confirm your registration, include the $125 with your registration fee

Lowell and the Committee



About the Reels

The participants in this workshop will have their choice between either a regular frame or raised pillar frame brass and black Delrin reel as shown in the photos. The reel includes a click check but can be assembled with a silent friction check. A suede reel case is also included.

Here is a photo of a recent workshop offered at the Catskills Fly Fishing Center and Museum in September, 2010.

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.

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