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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.

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)
  • Advanced Fly Tying Methods (new 2019)
  • 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.

Beginner Fly Tying 101

Beginner Fly Tying 101

Beginner Fly Tying 101 November 10, 2018 No experience required Are you having fly fishing withdrawals? I sure am. If you want to add an...
$30.00

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Winter Equipment Maintenance Clinic

Winter Equipment Maintenance Clinic

Winter Equipment Maintenance Clinic December 15, 2018 8am to 9am Social Hour 9am to 12pm Class Regardless of attending this clinic in the past this...

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Discover Fly Tying Methods

Discover Fly Tying Methods

Discover Fly Tying Methods Learn some advanced methods to improve your tying quality. Learn how to tie a Wooly Bugger that wont easily fall apart....

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Beginner Fly Fishing Session I

Beginner Fly Fishing Session I

Beginner Fly Fishing Session I & II All levels of experience welcome. Free registration is required to reserve your seat. February 9, 2019 ...

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Dynamic Nymphing

Dynamic Nymphing

Dynamic Nymhping In recent years Dynamic Nymphing has become a fantatstic method for developing Nymph fishing in the United States and Europe....

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Tying Flies for the Chattahoochee

Tying Flies for the Chattahoochee

Tying Flies For The Chattahoochee Come tie flies for the Chattahoochee. Spring is s great time to fish the Helen Georgia area. There is plenty of...
$30.00

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Tying Flies for Cherokee & Dynamic Nymphing

Tying Flies for Cherokee & Dynamic Nymphing

Tying Flies For Cherokee & Dynamic Nymphing Dynamic Nymphing is without a doubt a fly fishing technique that will produce great catches in all...
$30.00

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Tying Small Streamers

Tying Small Streamers

Tying Small Streamers Come and spend the day learning to tie small streamer flies. Streamer flie tying can be very rewarding for the big ones. The...
$35.00

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Entomology

Entomology

Entomology Entomology is one of the most important facets of the fly fishing sport. Understanding what the fish are eating improves your catching...

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Tying Flies for the SOHO

Tying Flies for the SOHO

Tying Flies for the SOHO The South Holston River is a special place. Appalachian dry fly fishing at its best. The Sulphur hatch on the South Holston...
$30.00

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