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Educational Classes

We pride ourself with providing comprehensive Fly Fishing classes for a myriad of fly-fishing subjects. Each class provide a social hour to build some comradery with fellow tiers.

Some classes are Free or Discounted for Tennessee Fly fishers Members. Check the TFF option under the quantity options.

Classes

  • Equipment Maintenance Rod, Reel, and Line
  • Beginner Fly Fishing (any experience)
  • Beginner Fly Tying (any experience)
  • Entomology (in classroom & hands on collection)
  • Advanced Fly Fishing (basic experience)
  • Advanced Fly Tying (basic experience)
  • Tying Small Streamers
  • Tying Medium Streamers
  • Tying Large Streamers

The classroom environment is designed to give you an opportunity to learn and enjoy your time in the class. Audio visual equipment is used to enhance the learning experience. Handouts are provided when applicable, so you go home with instructions that you can use latter. Fly tying recipes and step by step instructions with photos are provided for subject flies in fly tying classes.Fly tying materials are provided for each fly and additional materials to take home for three additional flies.

Class Agenda Topic's

  • Equipment
    • rods, reels, lines, leaders, tippet, waders, boots, vests, tools
  • Entomology
    • basic trout food sources and collection methods
  • Reading the Water
    • where are the trout hiding?
  • Techniques
    • Nymphing, Dynamic Nymphing, Midging, Emerger, Dry Fly, Spinners
  • Methods
    • Top water fly, dropper nymphing, dynamic nymphing
  • Casting
    • basic casting technique and practice

TTF tying classes are unique in the Middle Tennessee area. The classes are no charge, however a small fee is required to offset the materials used and taken home. You tie one fly for each subject fly and go home with enough materials to tie three more flies of each pattern tied.

When & Where

  • Social Hour: Donuts and coffee at 8 am
  • Class Time: 9 am to 4 pm (or earlier depending on class progress)
  • Location: Tennessee Traditional Flies, 228 Norfolk Ln, Nolensville, TN 37135

Note:

Classes not requiring any materials require a Free Purchase to reserve your seat. Bring notepad, pen or pencil to take notes for all classes. A basic tying tool kit can be ordered for the class in advance. Tools and thread can be purchased in advance or in the class.

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Fly Fishing Techniques January 27, 2024 Social Hour 8am to 9am doughnuts, coffee, and share stories. Class 9am to 4pm All experience...

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Beginner Fly Tying Workshop

Beginner Fly Tying 101 February 3, 2024 No experience required Are you having fly fishing withdrawals? I sure am. If you want to add an additional...

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Entomology

Entomology March 3, 2024 No experience required Are you having fly fishing withdrawals? I sure am. If you want to add an additional element of...

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Nymph Fishing Workshop

Nymph Fishing Focus on Nymph fishing techniques March 16, 2024 Social Hour 8am to 9am doughnuts, coffee, and share stories. Class 9am to...

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