Fly Fishing Clinic with River Through Atlanta
to Benefit Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy (CNPC)
8 - 11:30 AM
Sibley Pond at the Sope Creek Entrance to the CRNRA
$125 per person (all proceeds go to CNPC)
This introductory to fly fishing class includes both casting and some fly presentation techniques. All of the fundamentals of casting will be covered in addition to a few more advanced types of casts such as the Steeple cast. For those who have had some casting experience either on their own or with the help of a friend, addressing potential bad habits by increasing your knowledge of the dynamics of fly casting is one primary focus of this session. Waders are not necessary for this class.
For Children 10 years or older with a participating adult
Teens between 14 and 17 years need to be dropped off by blood relative, unless they drive themselves
Equipment is supplied, or you can bring your own equipment
Max of 15 Participants
Additionally, the “Introduction to Fly Fishing” class discusses:
Fundamental equipment selection
Outfitting yourself for fly fishing
What equipment items are absolutely necessary, and what’s not
What trout like to eat, and an orientation to Fly Selection
Organizing your Fly Boxes
What’s a leader? …and, how to make leader selections
Basic Knot tying to get the most out of your fishing day
Rigging a dropper for a two-fly presentation
About Fly Fishing Etiquette
Catch and Release
Introduction to Reading the Water
Please no dogs.
Registration is required
This event will take place rain or shine, however it will be rescheduled in the event of severe weather including thunderstorms or flood warnings. Participants will be notified by email the morning of the event (or sooner) should an event need to be rescheduled due to weather.
Please contact Martha.Seabrook@ChattahoocheeParks.org with any questions.
WAIVER, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
By signing up for an event, trip, workshop, or attending a field trip sponsored by Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, I acknowledge that these activities can be hazardous and that I could be injured. Read this Waiver closely. I agree that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to my property. I hereby release Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy from any and all claims of negligence, injury, damage and/or loss that may arise as a result of my participation. I warrant that I am physically fit and able to participate without undue risk. In addition, I grant Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy, as well as their representatives and employees, the right to take photographs of me and my property during the program and I authorize Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy to use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Chattahoochee National Park Conservancy may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including, for example, social media, publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content. This agreement is subject to the laws of the State of Georgia, and I agree that any lawsuit arising from my participation may be brought only in the courts located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.