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Part 2 - Women's Intro to Fly Fishing

PRE-REGISTRATION required.  Register by 5/13/22

 

Ladies, have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly fish?  Now is your opportunity to learn about fly fishing alongside other women!

 

Join Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) staff and Fishing Skills Instructors (FSI) for this FREE, TWO-PART program, designed to introduce women to the basics of fly fishing through a virtual component and an in-person component! 

 

PART 1 = Virtual – The virtual component will run on May 11, 2022 from 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.

 

PART 1 of the program is held virtually with PFBC staff and PFBC FSIs.  During the virtual program instructors cover following topics -

•             Fly Fishing gear

•             Knots to know

•             Aquatic insects and artificial fly comparisons

•             Two important casts

•             Reading the water

•             Hooking, landing, and releasing fish

•             Logistics for the in-person component of the program

 

PART 2 = In-person will be held at on May 21, 2022 from 1:30p.m. to 4:30p.m.

 

The in-person component of the program provides participants the opportunity to review the skills they learned virtually and apply them, while fishing alongside PFBC staff, and FSIs.

 

Fly fishing gear and instruction is provided for the duration of the program at no cost to participants!

 

Participants who register and attend the program, will receive a fly fishing packet at the in-person portion of the program and additional fly fishing resources via email. 

Saturday, May 21 at 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Hills Creek State Park
111 Spillway Road, Wellsboro, PA 16901-9676

Bureau

State Parks

Categories

Educational Programs, Get Outdoors PA

Outdoor Activities

Fishing, Fly Fishing

Region

North, Pennsylvania Wilds

Target Audience

Women-only

Cost

FREE

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