Introduction to Fly Fishing Clinic

fly-fishing-clinicThe Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is sponsoring a two-day introduction to fly fishing clinic starting on Thursday, June 27, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and continuing on Saturday June 29, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. This clinic is designed for entry-level fly anglers and is free to all participants. The class is limited to the first 12 who sign up. Participants must attend both days of this clinic.

WHAT - Class is geared for entry-level fly anglers. We will cover casting, equipment, knot tying, and demonstrate techniques for fly fishing still water. Additional information will be on float tube safety and entomology.

WHEN - Thursday, June 27, 2012, starting at 6 p.m. and ending at 7:30 p.m. Saturday June 29, 2012, starting at 7 a.m. and ending at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE - Thursday – Elko City Park (Saturday- Angel Lake, class will be meeting at NDOW Office at 7 a.m.)

SIGN-UPS - For registration and more information call the Department of Wildlife at 777-2305.

AGES - Minimum 12 years of age. Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

BRING - Participants are requested to provide their own tackle. A limited number of rods are available for use by those who do not have their own fishing equipment. Float tubes are available for loan, but waders are needed for the use of float tubes. Note: A fishing license is required for those 12 years of age and older.

COST - FREE

The Nevada Department of Wildlife is the state agency responsible for the restoration, protection and management of fish and wildlife resources, and the promotion of boating safety on Nevada’s waters. Wildlife offices are located in Las Vegas, Henderson, Winnemucca, Fallon, Elko, and Reno. For more information, contact the agency web site at www.ndow.org.