For its 27th 12 months, The Worldwide Fly Tying Symposium will transfer to a brand new location in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The 2017 occasion will likely be held November 11-12.
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27th Worldwide Fly Tying Symposium Strikes to New Residence in Lancaster, Penn.
SOMERSET, Penn. – The artwork tying of synthetic flies to draw fish would possibly effectively be the world’s second oldest sport. That centuries-old heritage and custom will likely be celebrated on the 27th annual Worldwide Fly Tying Symposium in Lancaster, Penn., Nov. 11-12.
Whereas fly-tying instruments and supplies have advanced over the eons, the fundamental ideas of the artwork of turning fur and feathers into synthetic fish-catching bugs could be traced to the Macedonians in in regards to the 12 months 200 A.D.
The 2018 Symposium is scheduled for the ballroom of the Lancaster Marriott Resort, 25 So. Queen St., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Sat.; 9 a.m.-Four:30 p.m. on Solar. “The longtime prior Symposium venue in New Jersey was closed, necessitating the transfer,” mentioned director Chuck Furimsky.
Symposium admission is $15 on Sat., $12 on Solar. or $22 for a weekend move. Kids underneath age 16 are free.
“Lancaster is a ravishing, historic, family-friendly metropolis and the Marriott ballroom amenities and facilities – together with lighting, audio-visual gear and meals service – is trendy and first fee,” Furimsky added.
Along with some 100 tiers from america demonstrating their strategies and abilities, there will likely be illustration from the Netherlands, Italy, Canada and the UK.
Free seminars will likely be supplied hourly from 10 a.m. to late afternoon each Sat. and Solar. masking subjects that embody Stay Insect Identification, Designing Flies that Set off Strikes, Dry Flies and Matching The Hatch, Growth of the Moist Fly, Discovering Success with Emergers and Late Fall Fly Fishing.
Featured fly tiers embody Bob Clouser, “My Newest New Patterns;” Tim Flagler, “Flies That Catch Fish and Are Straightforward to Tie;” Charlie Craven, “My Favourite Patterns;” Blane Chocklet, “Set off Flies and Sport Changers;” Daniel Galhardo, “Tying and Fishing Tankara Flies;” and Robert Smith, “Gentle Hackle Methods.”
Writers scheduled to signal books at an writer’s sales space embody Clouser, Fishy Fullum, Matt Grobert, Craven, Len Lichvar, Hen Ramsey, Wealthy Strolis and Charlie Inexperienced.
There will likely be restricted participation charge courses each Sat. and Solar., eight:30 to 11 a.m. Class registration is $80. Courses are scheduled to be taught by Jerome Coviello, hair spinning and stacking, intermediate; Craven, new patterns, intermediate; Chocklett, new tying strategies, intermediate; Matthew Inexperienced, determine and imitate bugs, all ranges; and Tim Cammisa, tying flies which have received worldwide competitions, intermediate.
The Symposium will function a Sat. evening Fly Tier’s Banquet.
For ticket data, class registration and the banquet, telephone (814) 443-3638. Bank cards accepted.