MDC invites new anglers to learn the art of tying flies in Columbia March 11

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites anglers ages 11 and older to learn the art of fly-tying March 11 at MDC’s Central Regional Office.  The event will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Fly-tying is a great way to customize a fishing lure to a specific type of fish or stream. It can also add a sense of accomplishment after catching a fish with a lure you made. This program will teach beginners the basic patterns for fly-tying, and then participants will have the opportunity to try the skill themselves.

For those who are unable to take the class in person, a virtual component will be offered. Online participants can go to during the program to tune in virtually. The meeting number is 2664 271 1937, and the password is “fly”.

Registration for the in-person portion of the event is required and can be done at Questions about the event can be sent to Jenna Stiek at MDC’s Central Regional Office is located at 3500 East Gans Road in Columbia.