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Fly Tying Session with ISA Member Rich McElligott on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 6:30 pm at Run-A-Way Restaurant, 120 Butterfield Rd., North Aurora

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We're pleased to announce that Rich McElligott with be tying his new version of the Shannon Streamer fly on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 6:30 pm at Run-A-Way Restaurant located at 120 Butterfield Road, North Aurora, Illinois.  The fly tying session will be presented both in person for those that want to attend the event at Run-A-Way Restaurant and on Zoom for those who want to attend via the internet.  Here is a quote from Rich about the fly he will be tying:

"I'll be tying a newer version of the shannon streamer fly.  Materials  needed for the fly are:

mustad 34007 size 1 or gamakatsu b10s in 1 or 1/0;

3/0 white thread;

blood quill marabou feathers;

lion brand go for faux sparkle yarn[fur] from hobby lobby white or silver;

domed stick on eye in 5/16

glue or scribbles t shirt paint in crystal "

The original shannon streamer can be seen on flyfishohio.com. This newer version is lighter to cast and is more realistic in feel and looks "

The Run-A-Way Restaurant is located just east of the Fox River and Route 25 on the south side of Butterfield Road in North Aurora.  Please feel free to arrive at the restaurant early for dinner or drinks and meet with Rich and other ISA members.  We look forward to seeing you there.  Attached is the Zoom link for the event for those who want to attend via the internet.   If you have any questions about the event, please post below.

Topic: ISA Zoom Link for Rich McElligott Fly Tying Session
Time: Mar 14, 2022 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Really appreciate you demonstrating the Shannon Streamer for us Rich!  We had 15 members participate live and via zoom.  Your grandson Tony is an impressive tier already.  

This looks like a killer spring season smallmouth  fly and I'm breaking out the vice to tie up a few for my local river!

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