Fly Tying Classes

We offer a wide range of fly tying classes for beginners to advanced students in our Grand Rapids and East Lansing fly shops.  Most of our classes are between the months of October - March and cover topics ranging from basic fly tying techniques to advanced patterns for trout, bass and michigan steelhead.  Besides our scheduled classes we also offer private fly tying classes for $50 an hour for 2 students.  Nomad Anglers is passionate about fly tying and teaching people how to tie flies.  We offer a wide range of classes and events through out the year to teach you. 

Fly Tying 101: is an entry level class that focuses on all the basic techniques to get started tying your own flies. We provide all the tools and materials so all you need to do is show up.  $20 per person 2-3 hours. See class schedule for upcoming classes. 

Brews & Bugs: Casual, fun classes focused on fly tying techniques for specific species or patterns often featuring local fly tiers and guides. From spinning deer hair, steelhead nymphs or trout dry flies we've got you covered. Sign up, bring a friend and learn some new bugs.  $20 per person 2-3 hours. See class schedule for upcoming classes.

Private Fly Tying Class Sometimes our class schedule doesn't work with your calendar and you still want to learn.  Shoot us an email with date and patterns you'd like to learn and we will get an instructor to help you figure it out.  $50 per hour 1-2 participants 3+ add $10 per hour per participant.

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Fly Tying Class


East Lansing Fly Tying Class

Grand Rapids Fly Tying Class