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Fly Fishing: How and Why? with Trout Unlimited

When: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Trout Unlimited members George Jacobi and John Preston will explain the anatomy of a Connecticut trout stream by exploring the practice of fly fishing. Learn about strategy and timing, insect identification basics, fly skills, casting, and reading the water.

Artist and author George Jacobi was published in “Trout” magazine in 2016, and wrote a blog for the Grand Canyon National Park website. John Preston is a past President of Thames Valley Trout Unlimited. Both have been fly fishing for over 40 years.

 

Inclement Weather: 
Contact the center.
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Jasper Sha
(860) 455-9534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.