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Sallyann Brown to Head Fly Casting Fishing Workshop

03 Apr 2019 3:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Those who wish to learn the basics of fly casting will want to attend the Fly Casting 101 workshop to be held at the Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area visitor center Sunday April 14, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Two hours of instruction will be in the classroom, and two hours will be outside. 

Participants will learn four basic casts, the six basic types of flies (lures), how to cast and “play” the flies in the water, how to read water, how to wade, how to purchase and assemble your equipment, how to store your equipment, as well as how to tie the four basic knots used by fly fishers.  All equipment will be provided. 

The workshop will be taught by Sallyann Brown, past recipient of the “Woman of the Year” and the “Federation of Fly Fishers Educator of the Year” awards from the Federation of Fly Fishers, Inc.

When:  Sunday April 14, 2019

Time:  12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.

Where: The workshop will be held at the Hobbs State Park visitor center located on Hwy 12 just east of the Hwy 12/War Eagle Road intersection.

Minimum age is 12 yrs.  Cost:  $35 per person + tax.   Reservations and pre-payment required.   

For questions, and to register call: 479-789-5000

For more information on Hobbs State Park programs, trails, picnicking, or meeting room rentals:   Call:  479-789-5000 

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