On Wednesday July 1, 2020 at 6pm EST, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing veteran ambassador and professional fly tier SGT Lee Barbee, U.S. Army (ret) of Red,White and Blue Flies will broadcast a virtual fly tying class live on the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Facebook Page.

Join SGT Lee Barbee of Red, White, and Blue Flies for a virtual fly tying class! He will be tying the Quill body…

Posted by Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. on Monday, June 29, 2020

He will be tying the Quill body Prince Nymph. Here’s what you need to tie along at home:

  • Hook: Partridge Sproat Nymph size 16
  • Weight: black nickel tungsten bead in 3/32
  • Thread: Semperfli Nano Silk 18/0 red
  • Tail/wing: Semperfli Inferno goose biot
  • Body: Polish Quill or stripped peacock quill
  • UV: Solarez Bone Dry
  • Hackle: Furnace Hen

Watch past fly tying tutorials here: SGT Lee Barbee’s Fly Tying Library

Following his time as a participant with our Walter Reed, MD program, Lee launched Red White and Blue Flies – a Veteran owned and operated company providing quality, hand-tied flies for the everyday fly angler – and moved to California to attend college with the goal of becoming a Physician Assistant and health care provider. You can find Red White & Blue Flies on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/redwhiteblueflies/

Interested in joining another PHWFF virtual event?