Start off spring by improving how to toss a fly at “The Fundamentals of Fly Casting” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday (May 20).
The class will introduce fly-anglers to equipment, leaders, knots and the fundamentals of fly-casting. Each five-hour class session also combines instruction, demonstration and practice on a private water.
In addition, there is instruction on rod assembly and care, stance, hook removal, as well as various casting techniques.
Instructors include experienced shop staff and Darrel Martin, a certified casting instructor by the International Federation of Fly-Fishers (USA) and the Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors (UK), and Michael Martin, experienced guide and instructor.
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Equipment is available for free day-loan during this class. Anglers attending should have rain-gear, a brimmed hat and protective eye-wear. Equipment should be ready to cast with line and leader attached. The store can help with any equipment fine-tuning at no extra charge.
Students are encourage to bring lunch and drink. Cost is $50 cash only, includes a $30 deposit to reserve a spot in the class. For details, call the Sportsman’s Warehouse at 253-835-4100.