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August 2018 Newsletter

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HomeEducation

SPFF's Education Program

SPFF offers several programs and classes to assist one in learning the basics of fly fishing and the enhancement of skills to make the activity more enjoyable. These include both classroom and on-the-water instruction. The links below take you to the calendar of events for the details. Here are the major events for 2018. Keep an eye on the newsletter for updates. And you can always contact our education guys:  Steve Ebersold at yukai340@gmail.com, or Michael Peratis at education2@spff.org. 

Introduction to Fly FIshing (ITFF)
This program consists of three in-class mornings which offer instruction in knot tying, casting, and fly fishing skills; an on-the-water day on the Los Angeles River to provide the feel of real water on your line, and the graduation outing in the town of Bishop in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains. The graduation outing provides time with skilled guides to "get the feel" of the sport and to make friends with folks like yourself who are interested in the skills. Introduction To Fly Fishing - Class #1 - 2/24/2018

Fly Tying
Tying your own flies can be a rewarding and enjoyable experience, but it requires some new skills and knowledges to make successful flies. This program meets for seven weeks and the cost of $75 includes an instruction book and a wealth of tying materials. The class is limited to 10 students. The class begins Wednesday, January 10, through February 21, 2018. CLICK HERE for details and to enroll.

For some insight and tips for beginners, try the links on this page: Fly Tying Tips

For some nicely done videos on tying try: Fly Tying Tips for Beginners


Rod Building
Catching a fish on a fly you have tied adds additional pleasure to the sport, but just imagine you caught that fish using a rod that you built. Here is your chance to build the rod you have always wanted at a fraction of the cost. This program offers expert guidance and skills needed for you to wrap and finish your own fly rod. Registration opens soon.

Additional Information: Rod Building

Nymphing Clinic
This outing centers on the skills needed to successfully fish sub-surface using flies representing nymphs as bait. The insects consumed by trout take several stages in life form development. The weekend includes instruction by experienced guides in rigging your line and flies for this type of fishing. 

Nymphing Clinic is scheduled for October 26-28. CLICK HERE for the calendar event and more information.





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