Sat, Nov 16 | Madelyn Helling Library

Class: GCFF Fly Fishing 101- Fall 2019

One of the benefits of being a member of the Gold Country Fly Fishers is being able to participate in classes and clinics. The Fly Fishing 101 class for beginning to intermediate fly fishers is a great example of this
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Class: GCFF Fly Fishing 101- Fall 2019

Time & Location

Nov 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – Nov 17, 2019, 4:00 PM
Madelyn Helling Library, Nevada City, CA 95959, USA

About The Event

The GCFF Fly Fishing 101 class is scheduled for Saturday November 16th and Sunday, November 17th. The class will meet at the Madelyn Helling Library. We will use the ballpark behind the library for the on the grass work and the library class room in the afternoons.

Directions to Madelyn Helling Library

  • When: Saturday, November 16th & November 17th
  • Times approx: Meet outside Madelyn Helling Library at 9:30 am; day ends at 4:00 pm
  • Bring Notebooks, Fly Rod, Reel, Line, 7 ½ foot 3x leader – If you need equipment let Clay Hash know.
  • Bring rain hat and jacket, folding chair, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, lunch, and snacks
  • Fee: Free to GCFF; Non-members $50 (includes 1 year membership in GCFF if desired)


Introduction-Why do we fly fish?

  1. The Fly Rod and Reel
  2. Fly Lines, Leaders & Tippet
  3. Fly Fishing Glossary & Gear
  4. Introduction to Fly Casting
  5. The 5 Essentials of a Good Cast
  6. Let’s Get Started With Fly Casting
  7. Fly Fishing Knots
  8. Rigging Your Rod
  9. Trout Our Adversary
  10. Bugs – Making It Meaningful
  11. Fishing Stillwaters
  12. Catching & Releasing Fish

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