Orange Parson, Dreadnought, Durham Ranger, Butcher, Candlestick-maker & Popham ties

Orange Parson, Dreadnought, Durham Ranger, Butcher, Candlestick-maker & Popham ties


2017 Fly Tying Workshop Series

  • Saturday, January 14, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

24th Annual Leon Chandler-Phil Genova Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Tompkins County 4-H Program are proud to offer you (youth and adults) the finest in fly fishing education, featuring some of the most talented angler/tiers in the state! The Introduction to Fly Tying features nine two-hour sessions with several different instructors who will teach you the basics of tying the dry fly, wet fly, nymph and streamer patterns that are the most effective in our area.

All classes are held at the Tompkins County Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue Ithaca, NY. There is a limited enrollment and classes get filled earlier every year. A 50% tuition deposit must accompany your application in order for us to hold your place.

All classes will be from 6:00-8:00pm. on Saturdays, January 14-March 11. Tuition includes nine weeks of instruction, all tools, hooks and tying materials. All students receive: complete tying kits (including vises, scissors and related tools); all tying materials necessary to complete the course and practice tying outside of the class (feathers, dubbing, hooks and related materials); as well as a comprehensive introductory text on Fly Tying.

Tuition fees are $140 for adults (19 and up), $110 for children (between the ages of 13 and 18) and $215 for a child and adult combination. There are a limited number of partial scholarships available for children between the ages of 13 and 18.Space is limited so sign up now!

2017 Application


$140/adult, $110/youth (under 19), $215 combined adult & youth


Athena Steinkraus
4-H Administrative Assistant
(607) 272-2292 ext. 139


CCE-Tompkins Education Center
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850-3555