Dette Trout Flies
Partridge Fly Tying Days
September 13th, 10am - 4pm
Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum
Partridge Fly Tying Days is a fun, casual format for a fly tying show with the objective to promote fly tying through education. The day is filled with demonstrations, presentations and workshops from some of finest fly tiers in multiple specialties, in the intimate surroundings of the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum.
The presentations, which are free and open to the public, cover a range of topics from fly tying to fishing. They are meant to be thought provoking and informative.
10:30 am: Michael Brucato
Why Should You Use a Soft-Hackle Wet Fly?
12 Noon: James Krul
Catskill Heritage Rod Makers Workshop
12:30 pm: John Shaner
Hooks Past, Present and the Future
2 pm: Joe Goodspeed
Match the Hatch: Tailwater Nymphing Patterns & Technical Rigging Strategies
Throughout the day, workshops are available with some of the featured fly tiers. These are small, groups of four, where you can hone your skills at the vise with an expert next to you. Equipment and materials will be supplied. Preregistration is required! ($25 per class)
Catskill Dry Flies
12 noon: Michael Brucato
2 pm: Peggy Brenner
Classic Maine Streamers
The demonstrations, which are free and open to the public, consist of over 20 tiers cross multiple specialties.
Pat Cohen – Deer Hair Bass Bugs
Michael Heck - Spring Creek Trout Flies
Joe Goodspeed – Tail Water Nymphs
Nichole Seymour – Streamers for Bass
Michael Brucato – Soft Hackles
Steve Silverio – Good Looks and Charm
Joe Calcavecchia – Saltwater Flies
Matt Grobert – Catskill Dry Flies
Ricky Bassett – Contemporary Nymphs
Ted Patlen – Weird Stuff
Jessica Lettich – Spey & Hair Wing Salmon Flies
Jonny King – Saltwater & Pike Flies
Dale Rushby – Easy Fish Catchers
John Shaner – Soft Hackles
Peggy Brenner – Classic Maine Streamers
Mike Hogue - Salmon & Egg Flies
Also featuring Mayfly Club members
Shawn F. Britton
Dave (Professor) Brandt
Sharpen your hooks!