TROUTOBERFEST 2017

Saturday, October 7th - Sunday, October 8th

For the sixth year in a row we will be holding our TROUTOBERFEST event over Columbus Day Weekend (October 7th - 8th) and we will be announcing details over the summer. Once again we plan on having presentations, fly tyers, classes, and more for anglers of all experiences and abilities. There should be something for the seasoned fly fisher as well as the novice who has never picked up a rod!

Keep checking back in the weeks ahead, as we are still adding more tyers/classes/presentations to the lineup.

General-

cookout

FREE FOOD! - If you're going to be spending the day with us, you'll need to keep your strength up! We'll be having a cookout for anybody who attends the event to enjoy!

Presentations/Classes-

Women Fly Fishing Clinic

GEORGE DANIEL PRESENTATIONS- George will be giving two separate presentations on Saturday, October 7th. One presentation will discuss the varied streamer techniques that George talks about in his new book, and the other will cover nymphing skills he has honed over his years on the water. Both presentations are free to attend, but space will be limited. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th: Nymphing Presentation - 11:00 am, Streamer Presentation - 3:00 pm

Henry Ramsay Presentation

HENRY RAMSAY PRESENTATION: EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA HATCHES AND STREAMS- Henry Ramsay's latest book "Keystone Fly Fishing" is a great guide for fishing Eastern Pennsylvania and will help take some of the mystery out of where to go and what to use. Henry will be covering these very topics in his presentation, giving you the knowledge and confidence necessary to branch out and find some new rivers and fish to chase in 2018! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th: - 1:00 pm

Women Fly Fishing Clinic

NYMPHING CLASS with GEORGE DANIEL -Learn a variety of nymphing techniques and tricks from the master himself. This class will be held on Sunday, October 8th and will include both classroom time and time on the water. Class will last 4 hours, and be LIMITED TO ONLY 4 PEOPLE so be sure to sign up ASAP. SUNDAY OCTOBER 9th 8:00AM - NOON Cost: $165.00 -CLASS FULL

Women Fly Fishing Clinic

STREAMER CLASS with GEORGE DANIEL -Want to step your streamer game? Join us Sunday, October 8th for George's classroom and on the water Streamer Class. Most people don't realize there is a lot more to streamer fishing than just Chuck It and Strip It...and George can teach you how to target big fish more effectively. Class will last 4 hours, and be LIMITED TO ONLY 4 PEOPLE so be sure to sign up ASAP. SUNDAY OCTOBER 9th 1:00PM - 5:00PM Cost: $165.00 - Only 1 remaining spot

Orvis 101

FREE ORVIS FLY FISHING 101 CLASS - Great for the beginner or people looking to get into the sport. These classes have been very popular for us the past few years, and are the perfect opportunity to introduce somebody to fly fishing. Our TROUTOBERFEST class will be held on Saturday, October 7th at 10:00 am. More details can be found here

New Orvis Product

ORVIS HELIOS 3 TEST CASTING- Most of you have heard about the new Orvis H3 Fly Rod by now. It is one of the most talked about rods for 2018 and has received rave reviews from people who have cast them...and now here's your chance to be one of those people! We will have a large selection of H3 rods on hand for our TROUTOBERFEST celebration, and you can try casting a variety of rod lengths and weights that won't even be available until the spring.

Fly Tyers-

Catskill John

FEATURED TYER: HENRY RAMSAY -Henry is making the trip out from PA and will be tying in the shop on Saturday afternoon! You may be familiar with his book "Matching Major Eastern Hatches" and this is a great chance to see some of those patterns in the vise! Henry will also be giving a presentation about Sulphurs, one of our most important hatches in the area. SATURDAY 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

William Anderson

FEATURED TYER: WILLIAM ANDERSON - William Anderson will be joining us all the way from Virginia to tie soft hackles, spiders, and flymphs. William has a passion for these traditional flies as well as the history and tying techniques that go with them. You can check our William's website for examples of his flies. SATURDAY 10:30am - 12:00 pm

George Daniel fly tying

FEATURED TYER: GEORGE DANIEL - Not only will George be giving presentations and teaching classes, he will also be spending a little time behind the vise. George isn't afraid to share some of his "secret" go to nymphs that have served him so well over the years, and he can also tie up a pretty mean streamer so be sure to stop by and take advantage of his experience and knowledge! SATURDAY 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Catskill John

FEATURED TYER: "CATSKILL" JOHN - If you fish in the area, then chances are pretty good that you already know Catskill John. Whether you've run into him down at the museum, participating in the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild, or out fishing the river he is the kind of guy you don't forget (and I mean that in a good way!). Well, we're lucky enough to have Catskill John joining us to tie Classic Salmon Flies so be sure to stop by and see some of his work! SATURDAY 9:00am - 10:30am

Catskill John

FEATURED TYER: "KURT HUNER - Kurt Huhner specializes in tying trout flies and in 2008 he won the annual East Jersey TU Frank Hall Fly Tying award. Kurt has tied at various shows including the Somerset Fly Fishing Show, Catskill Fly Tyers Guild Rendezvous, Theodore Gordon Flyfishers Catskill Classic, Ramsey Outdoor's Cabin Fever Days. He taught fly tying for 2 years at Orvis NYC and teaches occasionally for the NYC Trout Meetup group. Kurt also formed the fly fishing club NYC Trout Bums. SATURDAY 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Keep checking back as we continue to add more participants and classes in the weeks ahead!

If you have any questions, or would like to sign up for a class, please contact us at (607) 498-5194

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