GPFF Beginning Fly Fishing Class

  • 15 Sep 2016
  • 6:30 PM
  • 01 Oct 2016
  • 8:00 PM
  • Albany Community Center, Oakland Casting Ponds


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Beginning Fly Fishing Class

Imagine swinging a soft-hackled caddis in a sparkling stream! You’ll learn fly fishing basics; insects as fish food, artificial flies, essential gear, important knots, top Nor Cal streams and rivers, catch and release, protecting watersheds, local clubs, shops, and resources with plenty of time to practice your casts and mends.


This is a comprehensive class beginning with 3-hour and a half classroom meetings at the Albany Community Center and ending with a hour and a half casting lesson at the Oakland casting Ponds.

This is a community education program.


Thurs. Sept. 15 at 6:30–8:00 PM. Introduction and Film

Thurs. Sept. 22 at 6:30–8:00 PM. Knots, Rigging and Gear

Thurs. Sept. 29 at 6:30–8:00 PM. Entomology 

Sat. Oct. 1 at 8:30 – 10:00 AM. Casting

INSTRUCTORS: Lead Instr. Roger Wachtler, Rebecca Blair, Jan-Ulco Kluiwstra, Dan Zimmerlin and Will Moore.


The cost is $60 per person and includes membership to Grizzly Peak Fly Fishers.

You must register with the city of Albany:

Activity 111105-01 Fly Fishing(Beg)

REGISTER:  510-524-9283

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El Cerrito, CA 94530

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