Nevada Department of Wildlife Sponsors Introduction to Fly Fishing Clinic

The Nevada Department of Wildlife is sponsoring a three-day introduction to fly fishing clinic starting on Friday, June 29, from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and continuing on Saturday June 30, and Sunday July 1, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. This clinic is designed for entry level fly anglers and is free to all participants.  The class is limited to the first 20 who sign up.  Participants must attend all three days of this clinic.

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

WHEN Friday, June 29, 2012, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 30, 2012, 8 a.m. – noon.
Sunday, July 1, 2012, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

WHERE In Verdi at the Verdi Community Library and Wildlife Education Center
270 Bridge Street.  (Building is adjacent to the Verdi Elementary School grounds). Saturday and Sunday locations TBA on Friday evening.
SIGN-UPS Pre-registration is now open.   Pre registration is required online http://ndow.org/learn/classes/fish/western.shtm. For more information call the Department of Wildlife at 688-1559.

AGES  Minimum 10 years of age.

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.

COST  Free

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) protects, restores and manages fish and wildlife, promotes fishing, hunting, and boating safety.   NDOW’s wildlife and habitat
conservation efforts are primarily funded by sportsmen’s license and conservation fees and a federal surcharge on hunting and fishing gear.  Support wildlife and habitat conservation in Nevada by purchasing a hunting, fishing, or combination license.  For more information, visit www.ndow.org.

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