Fly Fishing Workshop

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Two Fly Fishing Workshops Scheduled in March at Hobbs State Park

Those who wish to learn the basics of fly fishing will want to attend one the two Fly Fishing workshops to be held this month at the Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area visitor center. 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 March 15th and Saturday March 21st
Time:  12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
Where: The workshops 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.  Class size is limited to 15.  Reservations and pre-payment required.  479-789-5000