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A warm welcome to The Fly Dressers' Guild's website. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced tyer, a user or a collector of flies, or just plain curious, please do explore this website to find out more about us and what we can offer you. 

About this website

Most of the pages on this site are open to all visitors, including those which explain:


Other content is only available to our members, such as:



To access our exclusive members' only content, please follow the log in instructions in our Members' Area page.



Remember also to visit The Fly Dressers' Guild Forum on: and follow us on our Facebook page and on Twitter (@FDG_Updates)



To see what's new on the website, please go to our "What's New?" page


  • A new East Anglia Branch was formed in September 2014.  
  • The first meeting of the Branch is being held on 16th October at 7.30 p.m. at The Bird in Hand Pub on The Street, Beck Row, Mldenhall IP28 8ES, with FDG General Secretary, Chris Reeves as the guest speaker.  
  • New members are very welcome - why not turn up for a 'taster session'? 
  • For more details, contact David Smithers on 07918 676 963. 



The Summer issue of Flydresser is on its way to members - keep a look out for it and send your feedback, letters or other contributions to the Editorial Committee on 

Many apologies for the short delay - unfortunately, Caroline's university exams got in the way.  

You can see a sneak preview of the cover on our Facebook page if you follow this link.

If you have still not received your copy of the Spring Flydresser, please get in touch with our Evelyn Price, our Membership Assistant, on


Notes regarding PDF documents on this website:

  • If you have problems opening the links to PDF documents on this website, please go to the Documents Library in the Members' Area and use the links there (available to FDG members only).

  • If you want to save a PDF document from this website onto your computer, you will need to open the document and then save the open document.


Last modified on 12 October, 2014