Some of the world’s top fly tyers will be showing their skills at a two-day gathering in New Jersey on November 17 and 18. The event has attracted tyers from Italy, Spain, Russia, the UK and right across the US and Canada. “There will be more than 100 of the world’s best and most creative fly tyers, plus exhibitors demonstrating and selling every material, hook, book, vice and video known to mankind,” claimed show producer Chuck Furimsky. There will be several hackle growers on hand, casting classes with Gary Borger and a full exhibit of bamboo rods for the first time, with indoor casting ponds to try them out. Speakers include Bob Clouser on the Clouser Minnow, Italy’s Enrico Puglisi on saltwater patterns, Marc Petitjean of Switzerland) on CDC Magic and Charlie Craven from Colorado giving “techniques for better flies”. It takes place at the Garden State Exhibit Centre, Somerset, from 9am-5pm on Saturday and 9am-4.30pm on Sunday. More details here.