TCO Fly Shop - Reading: Saturday Sept. 27 | 11am - 3pm
TCO Fly Shop is proud to host another one of the industries most creative fly creators...Rich Strolis!
Rich will be showing his Streamer Presentation from 11am - Noon and will then be demonstrating how to tie 4 of his famous streamer patterns (Headbanger, Ice Pick, Masked Avenger and a Triple Juggernaunt) from 1-3:00.
This event is free to the public.
Rich Strolis grew up in the foothills of the Berkshires in western Massachusetts, cutting his teeth catching native brook trout on the many small mountain streams that littered the hills near his parents house. As he grew up he moved on to the many rivers of Massachusetts where he fine tuned his skills on the water and later at the vise, tying his first fly at the age of 11. It was no coincidence that he landed his first fly caught fish on a muddler minnow, something that carved his path in the realm of fly tying. In his early twenties he moved to Northwestern Connecticut, setting up shop within minutes of the Farmington river, a place he calls home and guided on for little over a decade. Many of his fly patterns were built around figuring out several problems he encountered on the water with clients or on his own. In time, he branched out fishing dozens and dozens