Fly Fishing Education Learn To Tie Flies, Casting, Nymphing, Dry Fly and Wet Fly Fishing

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Dry Flies, Nymphs, Wetflies, Streamers, we got you covered. 

How would you like to get away for a weekend and all you do is learn to tie “guide” flies and fill your box.  We have put together a 3-day program, away from home, so you can just focus on your fly tying.

February 4th, 5th and 6th, 2022

Limited to 4 clients

Beginners are welcome to attend. Loaner equipment available.

Cost is $900.00 for lodging, food (good food), fly tying lessons with materials supplied for each pattern. Bring your vise and materials. Full refund if cancelled due to weather. 50% deposit required.

We will hold the retreat at the Farmhouse on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA

Teachers; Rick Nyles, Dave Rothrock, Dave Allbaugh, Taylor Helbig and Derek Eberly


Friday February 4th

Arrive at noon, lunch if needed, get settle in and Rick will start you off teaching to tie with his UP DN TROUT Wing Material and CDC Friday afternoon and evening. Dinner (Lobster with sides). Appetizers (clams and mussels in a bruschetta sauce/wine with crostini).

Saturday February 5th

Dave Rothrock will get you started with nymphs in the morning and Dave Allbaugh will teach wetflies until dinner. After dinner you will share your favorite patterns with the group. Hot breakfast (omelets to order, homefries), lunch (cream of tomato soup with grilled cheese) , dinner (filet mignon, wedge salad with baked potatoes). There are always appetizers (Mexican dip with tortilla chips). 

Sunday February 6th

Taylor will get you started with streamers in the morning until lunch and Derek will teach jig flies until the end of the day (4-5:00pm). Breakfast (French toast, fruit and bacon), Lunch (Sausage sandwiches with peppers and onions, covered in marinara sauce).

Snacks available all day. Water, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soda and Gatorade. BYOB 

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Do you want to learn roll casting, mending and double hauling from three of the best in the state. Dave Rothrock, Derek Eberly and Brian Shumaker will do a show and tell and then work with each student to improve their casting technique.

March 4th, 2022 From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Come the night before the Lancaster Fly Fishing Show.

Cost is $125.00 pp and there are limited spots available.

Location is at the Spooky Nook in Manheim, PA

GPS address: 75 Champ Blvd. | Manheim, PA 17545

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Casting Instruction One-On-One

We offer one-on-one on stream casting instructions Rick Nyles, Brian Shumaker, Dave Rothrock, Derek Eberly or Taylor Helbig.  Pricing is based on location and time required.

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


Payments or Deposits can be made by check or Paypal.
We will send you a invoice to use your PayPal account.

 Gift Certificates Available