This area is not only the birthplace of fly fishing in America, it’s also the birthplace of fly tying in America. Join us to learn this craft.
This course teaches novice or beginner fly tying. You will learn how to tye well-proportioned and well-constructed flies for trout fishing. In addition, you’ll learn to tye some of the most effective flies for local streams and many of the basic tying techniques used on hundreds of flies.
Topics to be covered are:
- how to select the proper hooks for most flies, including streamers, nymphs, caddis and dries
- the proper use of the appropriate tools used in fly tying
- materials & material selection, handling, storage and uses during fly tying.
Materials and supplies furnished. Equipment for beginners is available. If you have tying equipment, you are certainly welcome to bring yours.
Come and learn Fly Tying with our Patient, Helpful and Expert Instructors
No Experience Necessary!
When: Two hour classes meet Tuesday evenings from February 27th -March 27th, 6:00-8:00 PM
Where: Kingston Library
Cost? We furnish the materials and ask for a donation of $50 to help defray the cost and also support our conservation work on local streams.
To reserve a spot contact Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited by registering online at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/catskill-mountains-chapter-of-trout-unlimited-11101597989 , or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ed Meyer at 845-339-3655.
Course run by the Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Trout Unlimited is the premier national Coldwater Conservation organization dedicated to Conserving, Protecting and Restoring North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. Visit us at CMTU.org. Join us also at a meeting at Courtyard by Marriott on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM
CMTU is a 501c3 non-profit organization as determined by the IRS