Fly-Fishing 101 – Building a solid foundation of skills for those new to fly fishing.
For anglers who have fished a couple of times. This class will give you the foundation of knowledge you need to begin your pursuit of fly fishing. If you haven’t fly fished before , or in the last year – I suggest you do a guided day of fishing and then follow-up with this class.
The course content will introduce you to all the skills you need to get on the water from casting, to fly selection, to tying on flies.
Timing: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. May 5 or June 2, 2018
Private dates can be arranged for 2 to 4 anglers.
Class Size: 2 to 4 anglers
What Fly Fishing Equipment Do you Need?
- Waders & Boots
- Rods, Line, & Leader
- Accessories – Tippet, indicators, nippers, etc
4 Important Bugs and their Lifecycle
- The major aquatic insects families
- Lifecycle stages
Basic Knots & Rigging for One Fly
- Connect leader to line
- Attach tippet to the leader (surgeon’s knot),
- Fly to the tippet (clinch knot).
- Rig for dry flies and nymphs.
Reading the Water
- Where are the fish in the water?
- Reading seams, texture, & color
Intro to Line Management – What to do once your fly hits the water
Intro to Casting
- Casting Fundamentals
- Roll Cast
- Basic Overhead Cast
Any Questions – Email Mary Ann Dozer at email@example.com