Beginning Fly Fishing Class

Learn when and why fly fishing is the right tool for the task. Gain an understanding of what weight fly rod and fly line to use for various types of fishing. Learn a little bit about leaders and tippet, as well as line and fly types, fly tying, basic knots, bugs, and fly fishing safety and etiquette.

Instruction will include basic casting techniques and the 5 casting principles that will help you become more proficient in handling different casting situations. Fly casting is not difficult, but it does use different motions than other types of fishing.

Class will be held on Saturday, August 5 from 9 am–12 pm at Chiddister Pavilion in Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East.

Class is limited to five participants, and the required minimum age is 11 years old. Equipment will be supplied. Pre-registration is required and is currently being accepted at the Park Office. Cost is $15 per participant.