The Nevada Department of Wildlife Sponsors Spin Fishing Moving Water Clinic

The Nevada Department of Wildlife is offering a two-day moving water beginning spin fishing clinic June 15 and 16.

The Friday evening session will take place at the Verdi Community Library and Wildlife Education Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This session will cover rod and reel selection, casting, line selection, basic knots and rigging for lure, bait and fly fishing with spinning gear. The Saturday morning session will be on the water from 8 a.m. to noon.  Location for the “on the water” session will be announced Friday evening.    Participants will use the information and techniques that were covered in the Friday evening session.

WHAT  Class is geared for entry-level anglers.  Instructors will demonstrate reading water, basic spinning and fly-fishing techniques for trout. 

WHEN Friday, June 15, and Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
Saturday morning session will take place from 8 a.m. to noon.

WHERE Friday evening will be at the Verdi Community Library and Wildlife Education Center at 270 Bridge Street.  (Building is adjacent to the Verdi Elementary school grounds).   Saturday morning TBA.

SIGN-UPS Pre registration is required online 

AGES  An adult must accompany all children.  Age 12 and up are required to have a valid Nevada fishing license.

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.  Note:  A fishing license is required for those      12 years of age and older.


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