Calendar of Events
October 5th: Movie Night
Movie - Low and Clear
Beer – Working with a local brew company – saucony creek or Appalachian
Start Time – 5pm
Movie Start Time – Dark
October 5th: Frank “Chip” Swarner Fly Tying
Time - All Day
Tying Salmon and Steelhead Flies
Details – Chip will be donating the flies he ties that day to the raffle, Stop by throughout the day, and check out Chip’s talents with tying steelhead flies. Pick is brain about his extensive knowledge of these fish and the waters around the Great Lakes where he fishes.
October 9th: Fly Tying with Casey 65.00 per person
Time 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Lake Erie Basics
Details – Casey has been fishing and tying flies for Lake Erie steelhead for over 10 years now. He knows the ins and outs of size, color, and style fly to tie for Erie success. He will be teaching how to tie some of his go to flies, from eggs to small nymphs that will work any given time you go up.
October 12th: Fly Tying with Frank Chip Swarner 65.00 per person
Steelhead and Salmon Beginner Class
Want to learn how to tie steelhead flies? Chip will be going over the basics for steelhead fly tying, types of hooks, materials, and of course tying them. You will learn how to tie stoneflies, Eggs, and everything in between. Get yourself ready for the fall, learn skills that will help you fill that steelhead box for any Great Lakes Trip you have planned for the season.
October 23: Fly Tying with Jake – 65.00 per person
Steelhead Tube Flies
Time: 6:00 Pm
Details – Join Jake for a fly tying lesson, learning one of his favorite types of flies to tie. Tube Flies have been around for a while now, and there is so much to learn about tying on them. Jake had been tying tubes for steelhead, trout, and bass for some time now, check out these awesome flies, and learn the technology behind them.
November 6th: Fly Tying with Jake – 65.00 per person
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Stoneflies and other Natural flies for Steelhead
The creator of the Thumpin Jack Flash Stonefly, Jake is borderline obsessed with tying stonefly nymphs for great lakes steelhead and browns. Come learn how to tie “guide simple” stones, to more complex stones. Jake has almost 10 years of steelhead experience from Alaska to New York, and one thing has stayed the same, he’s always loaded up with stoneflies.
November 13th: Fly Tying with Casey 65.00 per person
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Lake Erie Streamers
Now that you have the nymphs down, come check out some of Casey’s go to streamers for Lake Erie steelhead. Size is everything out there when the water is low and clear, pick Casey’s brain about his years of experience walking the banks of Elk and many other Erie streams, while he teaches you his favorite streamers.
November 16th: Fly Tying with Chip 65.00 per person
Intermediate Steelhead and Salmon Class
Ok, now that you have the basics down, sign up to take the next step in fly tying for steelhead and salmon. Chip will be teaching the fine art of streamer tying for the great lakes. You will learn skills like, tying in a shank with stinger hook, and tying on a hook directly. Chip has been swinging and striping flies for great lakes fish for over a decade, so while he is teaching pick his brain on, anything great lakes.
December 14th: Tropical Movie Night
Time: 5:00 pm
Are you ready for it to warm up yet? Well if you are, take a break from tying your steelhead flies, come grab a beer, some pizza, and relax while we show a movie “not sure yet” to warm your thoughts up. Enjoy a 10% off coupon for your next purchase at TCO for the holiday season. We will have fly tying demos, Holiday gift ideas, food, and drinks. So Stop out and say hi and enjoy a nice evening at your local fly shop.