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Public Fly Fishing School

April 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

$55

CANCELED DUE TO Covid-19

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Lunch is included)
Michigan State University Tollgate Center

COST: $ 55 per adult
$ 20 per child under 18 (Accompanied by an Adult)

Curriculum

  • Casting for the BEGINNER or Tree Avoidance Etiquette
  • Equipment – choosing a rod, reel, line, leader, tippet, and flies
  • Casting Basics – rod position, pick-up, back cast, forward cast, drift, fade
  • Casting Technique – rod grip, loading the rod, presentation
  • Demonstrate/Practice – roll, reach, and wiggle cast; mending
  • Equipment, Knots, and Stuff
  • Equipment ideology for a successful day on the water – rod, reel, line terminology; choosing lines / leaders / tippets
  • Knots – terminology; how to tie knots and when to use them
  • Stuff – Etiquette, where to go, how to act and be safe, Catch and Release methods, reading the water, how to measure a fish
  • Entomology / Hatches / Fly Tying
  • Entomology for Fishing Application
  • Lower Michigan’s Bugs & Hatches – Mayflies and Caddis and more
  • Identify basic flies to carry on the stream…some will work…

Registration

Application Form

Send Payment to: MFFC Public School c/o Chris Hunter, 11937 Glenview Drive, Plymouth, MI 48170

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$55
Event Category:

Organizer

Chris Hunter
Phone:
734-233-8025
Email:
attyhunter@gmail.com

Venue

Michigan State University Toll Gate Center
28115 Meadowbrook Rd
Novi, MI 48377
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