Flytying symposium Skanderborg 2005

The last weekend in February we have had our annual fly tiers meeting or symposium in Skanderborg. 30 tiers ran together and had a wonderful weekend with a lot of fly-tying and a lot of whisky. I'll let the pictures tell the history.

Danhostel Skanderborg

 

 

 

Fly tying auxiliary tools

 

Jan Poulsen, specialist in dry flies and nymphs

 

Per Blaabjerg

 

John Lind Rasmussen, fly tyer, hook maker and split cane builder

 

Karsten Bendiks, fly tyer, specialist in modern hairwing salmonflies and coast flies

 

Good old chaps, Mogens Espersen and Gerhard Lund, both keen fly tiers. Henrik Tornquist in the background.

 

Henrik Leth, the man behind www.brakvand.dk

 

Bjarne Friis, prof. splitcanebuilder and Peter Hansen, chairman in "Fynske lystfiskere"

 

Friday evening dinner, Chinese takeaway

 

Preben Kaeseler, head of staff in Fishingdenmark

 

Karsten Bendiks og Soeren Glerup , fly tying instructor

 

Mikael Nanoq, new man in fly tying

 

Per Eikeseth Knudsen, keen fly tier and caster from Norway

 

Kim Christensen, Karsten Bendiks and Niels Verner Pedersen

 

Henrik Leth

 

Tommy Kjaergaard and the result of to much whisky

 

Niels Verner Pedersen, Danish champion in fly tying 2002

 

A very serius Kim Christensen (few minutes before we burnt his beautiful hair wing salmonfly)

 

Soeren Klünder our former chairman in FFFD

 

Concentration!!!

 

Some of the fly tiers

 

Winter in Denmark

 

 
 

More fly tiers
 

 
 

 

 

 
 

Martin Bach tying a classic salmon fly in his hand

 

 
 

The born of a  Francis tube

 

Making dry flies

 

 
 

 

 

Henrik Tornquist as have made the pictures in the bottom of this page

 

Having a nice time. In danish: Hygge

 

Tommy Kjaergaard, Flemming Sejer and me self in the middle

 

Gerhard Lund

 

The lake of Skanderborg

 

 

The pictures below is made by photographer Henrik Tornquist

 

 
 

 
 

Happiness Friday evening

 

 
 

 
 

Creebs, by Jan Olsen

 

Niels Verners pikepopper

 

Testcasting the new G. Loomis  16 feet rod.

 

Our Norwegian friends, Per Eikeseth & Oddbjoern

 

Do we want to tie, or?

 

My place, but I did two flies during the weeend