FTG Rendezvous
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Dear FFI Member,

YOU ARE INVITED to an opportunity of a lifetime – tying at the Fly Fishers International Fly Tying Group event in Branson, Missouri. Branson may never be the same after the FTG makes it first tying event visit, so you definitely want to be a part of this historical event September 14-16, 2023. This will also be the perfect time to get together with your buddies you may not have seen since COVID. So, bring your family and stay a few days to tie, see some family friendly shows and fish in and around beautiful Lake Taneycomo.

WHO CAN TIE: You can tie as long as you are a member of the Fly Tying Group! Said another way, you don’t have to be a Dave Whitlock to tie. This event is for individuals that like to tie to get together and have FUN. It is a Judgment Free Zone.

EVENT LOCATION: Lion’s Community Center, 1015 E. State Highway 76, Branson, MO


  • SEPTEMBER 14, 2023 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM: Kickoff Party for the tiers. Tickets $6.00 each. Food will include hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks.
  • SEPTEMBER 15, 2023
    • Morning Session Tying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Afternoon Session Tying from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Raffles and Auctions from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Tier’s Dinner from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tickets $16.50 each.
  • SEPTEMBER 16, 2023
    • Morning Session Tying from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Afternoon Session Tying from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Raffles and Auctions from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • 7:00 – 9:30 PM – OPTIONAL EVENT – Attend Texas Tenors Concert as a group. ($37.50 each)


Each tier must bring two boxes of flies. One to swap on Thursday night and one to raffle. Also please bring any raffle donations with you.

To tie, you must be a member of FFI and the Fly Tying Group. But, if you aren’t a member now, it is not too late to join! Not only will you be able to tie at this fantastic event, but you will start receiving education and conservation information and will have access to the FFI Learning Center, with over 1000 fly patterns.

To join the Fly Tying Group and sign up, see the links below. Please note that FFI members have exclusive registration until June 16, 2023, to Register. Starting June 17, 2023, registration will be opened to the public, if any spots remain.


Enjoy Saturday night with the Texas Tenors!

It's a fun-filled evening sharing dinner with your friends, while listening the sounds of the Texas Tenors!

Only $37.50 per ticket, available with you sign up for the FTG Rendezvous.


Experience world-famous live entertainment, thrilling attractions, outdoor beauty, delicious food and genuine Ozarks hospitality that will make you feel right at home.

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