Fly Fishing Education, Casting, Nymphing, Wet Fly, Fly Tying

  •  Entomology
  • Group Classes
  • On Stream
  • Classroom Presentations

Casting Instruction

We offer one-on-one on stream casting instructions Rick Nyles, Brian Shumaker, Dave Rothrock or Taylor Helbig, 3 hours, $200.00

We will have several Casting Clinics throughout the year.  These clinics are held at a low cost to cover food provided. 

Fly Tying

We offer fly tying classes and one-on-one programs teaching nymphs, drys (CDC and UP DN TROUT), stoneflies and streamers.  Price is based on location and hours.  

Presentation and group lessons for TU Chapters and Fly Fishing Clubs.  Cost is $200.00


Casting and Tying

 Education Trip 2019  (nymph, wet, dry)

April 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th “2019” 

Come join George Daniel, Dave Allbaugh, Dave Rothrock and Rick Nyles to learn all aspects of fly fishing for trout.  You will not find a more experienced group, in their discipline, putting on a class. Limited is 4 students.  Cost is $ 950.00 per student and is all inclusive (teaching, lodging and food). Bring your license and gear. 

Lodging is on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 


Thursday April 25th

Arrive after 4 pm and get settled in, fish on the property, Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm and we can do some fly tying.

Friday April 26th

Breakfast at 7:00 am.  Class with Dave Allbaugh on wet fly fishing 8:00 am until 9:00 am. Class with Rick Nyles 9:00 am until 10:00 am.  We will then head to one of the local creeks (Penns, Spring, Big Fishing).  Two clients will go with Dave and two clients will go with Rick.  We will all get back together for lunch and the clients will switch over to the other guide. Evening we will do some fly tying.

Saturday April 27th

Breakfast at 7:00 am.  Class room with George 8:00 am until 10:00 am.  George will then do a clinic on the property, working with each client.  Lunch will be served and then we will head out to Big Fishing Creek to catch fish.  Rick and Dave will assist on the stream while George is working with each client. Evening we will do some fly tying and or casting instructions.

Sunday April 28th

Breakfast will be served at 7:00 am.  This will be a hot breakfast. After breakfast Dave Rothrock will be holding a casting clinic from 8:30 am until 10:00 am.

All meals and lodging included.  Meals will be seafood, steak and BBQ chicken.  Lunch will be sandwiches.  Breakfast Friday and Saturday will be bagels, muffins, oatmeal, fruit and coffee. Hot breakfast on Sunday, pancakes and sausage or french toast. 

Class Content:
Rod and Leader Set Up,  Selecting Flies, Positioning, Casting, Mending and Setting the Hook.  We put it all to practice and the goal is to catch some trout. Hatches at this time of year will be Hendricksons and Grannoms. On stream instructions will be on Big Fishing Creek, Penns or Spring Creek. Bring your vice and materials or use ours. Food provided Breakfast, Hot and Cold Lunch, Sandwiches, Dinner (Seafood Pasta, Tenderloin Steak, Veggies and Starch) Appetizers of Chips and Salsa, Cheese and Crackers Water, Soda and on stream snacks. BYOB
Lodging at the The Guest House at Longmeadow, Logan Mills, PA

Lodging is on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 


Education with George, Rick and Dave


 Gift Certificates Available

50% deposit required when you book a day trip.  Balance (or full payment) is due 14 days before depending on your booking date.  Cancellations within 60 days (deposit) you will receive credit towards another trip within 12 months. Cancellations within 14 days you will forfeit your full payment or receive credit for a trip within 12 months, at Sky Blue Outfitters discretion.  We will try and fill your booking and you would receive a full refund if we can book your date.

We understand that special circumstances come up and we will do our best to accommodate your situation.  Please work with us and we will work with you. 

The above policy does not apply to any trip outside of Pennsylvania.  Please contact SBO about trips outside of Pennsylvania to the Upper Delaware, New York, North Carolina, Montana, Florida or any state outside of Pennsylvania.