A great way to fish still waters is from a “personal water craft”. Better known as a float tubes or pontoon boats these devices allow a fly fisherperson to move around in still water to reach positions that a wading or bank fisherperson cannot reach. And, they give you the finite control that is sometimes lacking when fishing from a boat.
We have scheduled this seminar in time for the Roostercomb fishout later in May and the June Fishouts at Virginia Lakes and southern Oregon Lava Lakes to allow new float tubers an opportunity to get in on these great fishouts.
So, on Saturday May 9th we will hold a seminar on “Float Tubes” that will cover their different types, the related equipment, basic operation, how to fish from a tube or pontoon and, most importantly, safety related to tubes and wading. You will be able to see and discuss the various types as well as try out some tubes. We will cover what you need to fish from a tube and see some other member’s setups. Also, a short presentation on water safety will be included.
We will hold this seminar beginning at 10:00am at the boat ramp at Stevens Creek Reservoir. There is no fee for this seminar, but handout materials will be provided.
YOU DO NOT NEED TO BRING A FLOAT TUBE –
But you can if you want to
Flycasters is presenting its Fly Fishing 101 / New Member Seminar on Wednesday evening, April 29th, at the Moreland Apartments Meeting Room beginning at 7:00pm.
This presentation will cover fly rod/line setup, Rod actions, Reels, Flylines, leaders, tippets, fly types, entomology, general gear, etc. There will be a table or two with equipment for your review during the break.
Although this seminar is primarily for members new to fly fishing it might also be appropriate for those members who have slightly more experience.
This seminar is free and open to all members. You can even invite your friends along to see if they are interested in fly fishing.
Because of the amount of material being presented and to allow attendees the ability to review materials after the seminar, Wade Goertz has graciously agreed to make copies of the presentation.
Flycasters has also planned a follow up day at the casting ponds - May 2nd - from 9:00am to noon - for newcomers to ask questions and try out a variety of fly rods.