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Flyfishing Workshop, Sunday August 20th
August 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The course-workshop will follow the format of the one presented in 2020 where a morning session will describe and have demonstrated the mechanics and techniques of fly tying, the design of fly patterns and fly tying materials. The afternoon session will be devoted to the mechanics and technique required for casting a fly rod which will be performed during a session on the lawn in front of the club house. Both the fly tying session and the fly rod casting session will first involve the review of descriptions contained in a set of illustrated PowerPoint slides and will then be followed by hands-on sessions for fly tying and casting a fly rod that will be supplemented by personalized instruction. The amount of time devoted to each topic can easily be adjusted during the workshop to meet the needs of those members in attendance. The PowerPoint slides also contain and extensive amount of supplemental information that can be utilized to address specific problems or questions about fly fishing, fly tying and fly casting that include the following…..
Entomology and Matching the Hatch
Types and Classes of Fly Patterns
Fly Fishing Strategy and Techniques (Dry Flies / Nymphs / Streamers)
Knot Construction and Leader Formulas
Fly Rod Types and Manufacturing Methods
Fly Reels and Manufacturing Methods
Fly Line Types and Manufacturing Methods
How to Select a Fly Rod / Fly Reel / Fly Line combination
Advantages and Limitations of Fly Fishing
Catch and Release Practices