Introduction to Fly Fishing

Open to the Public and Free

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