Flycasting Classes – Saturday 9/5/15

If you missed our earlier classes, here’s a great chance to tune up your flycasting!

This Saturday Jim Tilmant will conduct two sessions – a beginner’ class in the morning, and an intermediate class in the afternoon.  

Sign up using the form at the bottom of the page to reserve your spot.

 

FLY CASTING CLASS for BEGINNING CASTERS

DATE: Saturday, September 5, 2015

10:00 am at Elkhorn Fly Shop

Cost:   $30.00

Instruction by:  Jim Tilmant,

FFF Certified Casting Instructor

Want to learn to fly cast, or improve your casting by understanding the essential elements of a good cast? Come join us for this 2-hour session on the basics. 

Elements of instruction will include: Understanding rods, reels, and lines, Handling the line, Steps to completing a good basic cast, Shooting line, Shaping the loop, Presentation of the fly, False casting and changing direction, the roll cast           

(Note: This class will be on grass and will not involve time on the water)

Class Size: Limited to 5 Students (Equipment provided if needed)

 

FLY CASTING CLASS  EXPERIENCED CASTERS

DATE:  Saturday, September 5, 2015

1:00 PM at Elkhorn Fly Shop  

Cost:  $30.00

Instruction by:  Jim Tilmant,

FFF Certified Casting Instructor

 This 2 hour class is designed to help those with fly fishing experience become better casters.

Focus will be on increasing loop control, increasing distance, overcoming wind problems, and improving ability to get good drifts with your fly.  Students will learn how to improve their overhead casts, shoot line effectively, and will be introduced to hauling for more line speed and distance.  Specialty casts and aerial mends, to avoid fly drag and help adjust to various casting and stream conditions, will be discussed and practiced.    (This class will be on grass and will not involve time on the water) 

Skill Level:     Ability to make simple straight line casts of up to 40 ft, ability to repeatedly false cast 30 or more feet of line while maintaining control.

Class Size: Limited to 5 Students 

Flycasting Class for Beginners

  • This date features one session, for beginners. Later sessions will be scheduled for intermediate casters, and for specialty skills.