January 9 – March 5 – 23rd Annual Winter Fly Tying Workshop

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The Leon Chandler-Phil Genova Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Tompkins County Cooperative Extension 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. Dates for the training-1/9-3/5/2015.

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 6-8 p.m. on Saturdays.  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 $150 for adults (19 and up), $120 for children (between the ages of 13 and 18) and $225 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.  http://ccetompkins.org/events/2016/01/09/fly-tying-workshop-series

To register contact Athena Steinkraus at:
Winter Fly Tying Workshop
c/o Tompkins County CCE
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850
MORE INFO:  607-272-2292 (extension 139)

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