Public School

2020 APRIL 11


MSU Tollgate Center

28115 Meadowbrook Rd

Novi, MI 48377

(MAP to Tollgate Center)

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Lunch is included)

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


(click for printable copy)

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…



CONTACT:  Chris Hunter


                        cell 734-233-8025


                        Send Payment to: MFFC Public School

                        c/o Chris Hunter

                        11937 Glenview Drive

                        Plymouth, MI 48170

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