Introduction to Fly Fishing – Open to the Public and Free

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Each Spring, Rob Reeder and Scott Loughner put on a day-long course that covers the essential aspects of Fly Fishing. The course is open to the public and free (thanks to generous support from PWWTU). Lunch is included. The course is well-attended, as the pictures below demonstrate.  Contact Rob Reeder for more information. ([email protected])

Course Outline

Introduction:  Trout Unlimited,  instructors’ background

Equipment: rods, reels, fly lines, tippets, vests, wading staffs etc

Knots: basic knots including Surgeon’s and Clinch

Flies: entomology and fly selection

Reading the water: finding fish and casting to them

Casting demonstration and practice: outside if weather permits