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Industry News: Annual Fly Tying Symposium Set For November

Advance class registration is now open for the 26th Annual International Fly Tying Symposium, Nov. 19-20 at the Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset, New Jersey

Somerset, Pennsylvania / October 27, 2016

Celebrity fly tiers and symposium instructors include Jay Fishy Fullum, Tim Cammisa, Bob Clouser, Bob Popovics, Marc Petitjean, Blane Chocklett, Theo Bakelaar, Harry Schoel, Matt Grobert and Enrico Puglisi. They will demonstrate both tying techniques and teach classes during the weekend-long event, said Symposium Director Furimsky.

Admission:

Cash admission is $15 for Sat., $12 on Sun. or $22 for the weekend.  Children under age 16 are free as is parking at the Garden State Exhibit Center.  Symposium hours are 9-5 Sat. and 9-4:30 Sun.

Bob Popovics, one of the most innovative fly tyers, will be at the Somerset symposium.

Bob Popovics, one of the most innovative fly tyers, will be at the Somerset symposium.

Classes

Instructive classes will be conducted both Sat. and Sun. from 8:30-11 a.m. at the adjacent Double Tree Hotel.

Casting and fly-tying instruction fee is $80, which includes that day’s admission to the Symposium.
Class instructors include Clouser, Chocklett, Cammisa, Charlie Craven, and Petitjean.

To confirm availability and register for classes, phone (814) 443-3638 during business hours.  American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted.

Accommodations:

Doubletree Hotel . . .

Holiday Inn Somerset . . .

Comfort Inn & Suites Somerset / New Brunswick NJ . . .

NOTE: Featured Image is of Sharon E. Wright Lisbon, Maine. She was the Featured Presenter at the L.L. Bean 100th Anniversary Spring Fishing Expo, the University of Maine Folklife Center at the American Folk Festival, Cabelas Spring Fishing Expo, Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Dallas Fly Fishers, and celebrity tier at major East Coast fly-fishing shows. She has been recognized for several of her original designs including the L.L.Bean 100th Anniversary Streamer, the State of Maine Streamer, and the Blueback Trout, which have appeared in regional and international publications. Her custom designs were recently featured in a collaborative work with author/photographer David Klausmeyer in a past winter issue of Catch Magazine.  She is a regular contributor to Fly Tyer magazine and is currently writing her first book, Tying Heritage Feather-wing Streamers, for Stackpole Books. Photo credit Main Line Fly-Tyers.

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