PRIVATE FLY FISHING LESSONS FOR WOMEN.AT YOUR LOCATION

Fly fishing is about more than catching fish Fly fishing is many orders of magnitude more demanding, more frustrating, more maddening and more beautiful.than that.

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In 1992 Robert Redford’s A River Runs Through It bolstered fly fishing, especially among women. 

No longer the boys' club it was once. of the 46 million Americans who fish today, over one third of them are women.( https://www.huffpost.com/entry/benefits-of-fishing_n_5754408)

I’m offering a private fly-fishing course for women only.

Tackle will be provided, The course will provide information allowing you to purchase the right tackle cost effectively, and avoid purchasing tackle before knowing if you like the sport.

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Geared to gradually develop the motor skills inherent to casting, classes consist of five sections with class size limited to two participants enabling the use of the coach and pupil method to practice between sessions.

Sessions last about two hours and cover the five sections at the students pace.

Each session involve discussions of;

WILD VS STOCKED TROUT

HOW AND WHERE TROUT FEED AND THE ORGANISMS THEY FEED ON

HOW TROUT VIEW THE WORLD AROUND THEM

A DISCUSSION OF PROPER PRESENTATION OF THE FLY

WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN PURCHASING TACKLE:

Lines-Floating, Double Taper, Weight Forward

Rods-Action

Reels

Leaders (Butt, Transition, Tippet)

Knots (Double Surgeons, Surgeons, Clinch)

Wading Gear

 

FIGHTING FISH:

Striking with the Rod Tip

Strip Strike

Slip Strike

Striking to the side

Striking with the rod butt

Taking the fight to the fish

 

RELEASING FISH

Barbless Hooks

 

DRY FLY FISHING

 

BOTTOM FISHING

The fly is 10%-tactics 90%.

 

STREAM DRIFT

Constant Drift

TERRESTRIAL DRIFT

Mostly daytime

 

BEHAVIORAL DRIFT

 

This course is designed for serious participants and requires practice between sessions.

Instruction is provided in exchange for a donation to Casting For Recovery.

If you have been a participant in a Casting for Recovery retreat, the course is on me.

Travel over 20 miles requires travel expenses.