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Fly Fishing Education 2022

Fly Fishing Educational Classes

Join us at your favorite TCO location to learn more about the exciting world of fly fishing. Whether you are a beginner or want to brush up on your casting skills, there is a class for you. If you don't see a class you are interested in, please let us know. We also offer private lessons tailored to your needs. Our goal at TCO Fly Shop is to make sure that you are successful on the water and that you are having fun doing it! 


Beginner Fly Fishing Schools 

Join TCO as we cover everything you need to get started in the exciting world of fly fishing through our time tested teaching curriculum. Our instructors will patiently explain and educate you on the basic concepts and fundamentals of casting, fly selection, entomology, reading the water and knot tying. The 5 hour hands-on lesson allows ample time for all your questions to be answered and common fly casting problems to be corrected. Don't worry if you do not own a fly rod outfit, TCO is happy to provide a free rental to anyone enrolled
in our Beginners School. We will also provide refreshments during the day. The only thing you need to have on you is a PA fishing license.

TCO instructors will work with you for 5 hours with an equal mix of classroom and on the water time. 

The TCO Beginner Schools will consist of:

    • Choosing the correct equipment
    • Trout Behavior
    • Basic knot tying
    • Casting Workshop
    • Basic dry fly and nymphing presentation
    • Pattern selection
    • Introduction to entomology

Fly Tying Classes 

An instructor will lead the class in tying the fly of the week and help individuals with skills and techniques to make tying fun and easy. These classes will be geared towards beginners, but experienced fly tiers are welcome as well, there will be plenty of tips and tricks to learn. Students should bring their own vice and tools. 

Fly Tying Classes will consist of:

    • Choosing the correct equipment
    • How to tie a specific pattern
    • How to use materials
    • How to choose materials


TCO Fly Shop - State College

2030 East College Avenue State College, PA 16801 | 814.689.3654 xt3



TCO Fly Shop - Reading

2229 Penn Avenue West Lawn, PA 19609 | 610.678.1899 xt1 



TCO Fly Shop - Boiling Springs

2 East 1st Street Boiling Springs, PA 17007 | (717) 609-0169 xt 5



TCO Fly Shop - Bryn Mawr

834 W. Lancaster Ave. Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 | 610.527.3388 xt2