Introduction to Fly Fishing

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This course is geared towards beginner fly anglers and people interested in taking up fly fishing. Participants learn the basics of equipment, how to tie knots, fly casting, entomology of lakes and rivers, fishing tactics and fishing ethics. The course will end on a high note with a field trip for some dry fly fishing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to fly fishing equipment
  • Fly fishing rivers and lakes
  • Entomology and flies
  • Equipment and methods
  • Knots: Clinch knot, mono non-slip loop knot, perfection loop, nail knot and surgeon's knots
  • Fly casting
Location:
Prince George, BC
Session:
Spring 2021
Date & Time:
19 May 2021 to 9 Jun 2021
  • Three Wednesday classes: May 19, 26 and June 2 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.
  • June 8 + 9 for fishing field trip. Details to be confirmed.
Instructor: Price:
$150.00 plus tax
Registration Deadline:
May 9, 2021

Course Requirements

The course provides a graphite 5wt fly rod, fly reel, and floating line for fly casting lessons and the field trip. Students need to bring rain gear, hat, safety glasses, and a pen/pencil. Students should be dressed warmly as fly casting takes place outdoors and some evenings can be cold.