Main Line Fly-Tyers

Philadelphia's Oldest Fly Tying Club

Established 1971

Every spring for the start of trout season the Main Line Fly-Tyers club conducts a full day fly fishing clinic in the Pennsylvannia Poconos.  The clinic includes seminars on selecting and rigging your equipment, fly casting instructions, fishing strategies and on-stream demonstrations of wet, nymphing and dry fly fishing. Time is allotted at the end of the day to practice what you've learned for fishing the well maintained Bushkill Creek. The clinic is held at the Resica Falls Boy Scout Reservation, outside of Marshalls Creek, PA. This "Learn to Fly Fish Day" is free to members and open to the public for a nominal fee. The all day program includes a barbeque lunch.

Learn to Fly Fish Day

The 24th Annual LTFFD is April 8, 2023

Resica Falls Scout Resrvation is located a few miles from Marshalls Creek in the Pocono Mountains. Over 6 miles of the Bushkill River are available for fly-fishing only.

The morning begins with the basics of rod and reel setups and knots.  Then moves on to cover techiques for nymphing, wet fly and dry fly fishing.

A casting demonstration will be presented prior to breaking for lunch.

A full barbeque lunch is provided. Plently to eat thanks to our volunteer chefs.

After lunch you'll be provided time for 1 on 1 coaching to develope your casting stroke.  

The after sesions are on-stream lessons covering nymphing, wet fly and dry fly techniques.

The days not over. Now it's time to put your new skills to use. Time to get in the water and fish. Club members will be available to coach and help you with your newfound fishing skills.