Chuck Esch is a 36 year old Fort Collins native who began tying at age 11, and hasn’t taken a break yet.
Chuck’s tying is the inspiration for the 3-d printer. He will re-set your understanding of the word “meticulous”. When you look at his boxes, you will see rows and rows of identical, perfectly proportioned flies.
Fishing nearly 50 days each season, Chuck spends his time on many of Northern Colorado and Wyoming rivers, including Cache la Poudre, Big Thompson, North Platte, Blue, Yampa and many more. Last January he was a featured tyer at the Denver Fly Fishing Show, along with SVATU Tying Expo in Longmont plus other Northern Colorado flyshops. This will be Chuck’s third appearance at Elkhorn.
Elkhorn Flyshop presents a fly tying demonstration each Saturday at 10AM, from September through at least April, featuring some of the most talented and notable tyers in Northern Colorado. It’s free! Join us for fresh coffee, a donut or cookie, and some amazing demonstration tying.