Introduction to Fly Tying

Date: February 11, 2021
Time: 6pm-8pm

Always wanted to learn to tie your own flies but just couldn’t find the time? With expert instruction, all tools and materials supplied; you can get a good start with the art of fly tying in a few short sessions. These classes are an introduction to tying flies —anyone can learn to tie.

The Class:
An overview of the basic equipment and materials will be covered, as well as techniques required to create a number of fly styles. This session is intended to lay a good groundwork for the beginning tyer. It is our goal, that by the end of this class, you will have gained the fundamental knowledge to tie some basic flies.
The cost per session and what’s included:
$40 per adult or $30 per child (between the ages 10- 19) or $60 combined adult and child. Cost includes the use of a fly tying vice, tools, and materials to tie the flies taught during class. (reservations made through Glenora School of Fly Fishing)
Class will be limited to 10 students.
Shahab Farzanegan has worked in the field of aquatic and angling education for the last 20 years and until recently was Statewide Aquatic and Angling Education Coordinator for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. He has also served as the Director of the Community Fly Fisher in Ithaca NY and Coordinator of the National 4-H Sportfishing Programs. Shahab has written many fly-fishing educational resources, served as the instructor of fly fishing at Cornell University. Shahab currently lives in Glenora on Seneca Lake and is a certified New York State fishing guide and founder of the Glenora School of Fly Fishing.
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