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Introduction to Fly Fishing

Fly fishing can be a fun way to fish for the first time or it can present a new experience for seasoned anglers. Anyone ages 12 years and older with an interest in learning the basics of fly fishing equipment, knot tying, casting techniques, and on the water skills is welcome. It is the perfect opportunity to learn fly fishing basics and meet other fly anglers. All equipment is provided. Those under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Forks of the Delaware Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center are providing this FREE introduction to fly fishing program in partnership with the PA Fish and Boat Commission. Classroom instruction will start at Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center, 400 Belfast Rd, Nazareth, PA 18064. On water skills and fishing will be provided at a nearby pond on Bushkill Township “Preserved Open Space” located on Kromer Rd. approximately 3 miles from the center. Participants must provide their own transportation to the fishing site. Registration required.

NOTE: The fishing license requirement is waived during the program for participants age 16 and older.

Participants should dress for outdoor weather. Bring your own lunch and snacks. The program will be held rain or shine. 

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center
400 Belfast Rd, Nazareth, PA 18064


State Parks


Educational Programs, Get Outdoors PA

Outdoor Activities

Fishing, Fly Fishing



Target Audience

Senior Citizens, Families, Teens

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