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Intro to Fly Fishing Class

502 North Baltimore Ave.,
Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065
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Precision Fly and Tackle is pleased and excited to offer a course that offers what one needs to get started in the exciting world of fly fishing. Throughout this 5-6 hour course, the instructor will explain the basic concepts and fundamentals of casting, equipment setup, fly selection, entomology, reading the water and knot tying, and much more. All equipment is included during the class if needed, except for waders. There will be plenty of time to answer any questions which are very much welcomed throughout the instruction. Refreshments will be provided during the course. Lunch will not be provided, so please feel free to bring along something to eat during our breaks. You will also need to have and bring along with you a PA fishing license and trout stamp, which can be purchased online at www.fishandboat.com.

Course Location:

Precision Fly & Tackle
Mount Holly Springs Store
502 N Baltimore Ave
Mt Holly Springs, PA 17065

Course Outline:

Classroom - 2.5 hours (indoors)

• Choosing the correct equipment – types of fly rods, types of fly reels, types of fly lines
• Setting up equipment – backing, fly line, leader, tippet
• Basic knot tying
• Fly pattern selection
• Basic entomology
• Trout behavior

Casting - 1 hour (outdoors)

• Roll Cast
• Basic overhead cast
• Tight line nymphing techniques explained

Streamside - 1.5 hours (outdoors)

• Reading Water
• Presentation Techniques
• Tactics on approach
• Putting what is learned into practice

Course Cost:

$125 per person