ALL SUPPLIES WILL BE PROVIDED, WADERS ENCOURAGED AS WELL AS ANY OF YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT!
Wednesdays: 6-7 pm
March 4 – Introduction to world of fly fishing and on-stream technique demonstration.
March 11 – Equipment, knots and rigging. Casting practice.
March 18 – Still water casting practice at Bald Eagle Lake.
March 25 – Spring Creek on-stream practice
April 1- How to create your own local fly fishing adventures and stream ethics.
April 8- Aquatic insects and fly selection.
M/NM: $75.00/100.00 per Family.
Age 9 and up. All children must be accompanied by and participating with a supervising adult during all training sessions.
ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTOR:
Ashley Wilmont has been an avid outdoor enthusiast for all of her life. She has led fly-fishing, wading and float trips on the Middle Youghiogheny River, led Intro and Women’s Intro two day fly-fishing classes, was heavily involved with PA Trout in the Classroom (TIC) Statewide Programs as well as leading Casting Instruction and Fly Tying at STREAM Girls in Lock Haven.
Since 2014, she has taught fly casting, macroinvertebrate identification and connected women diagnosed with breast cancer to Pennsylvania’s cold-water resources. She is a PA Fish and Boat Commission Fishing Skills Instructor, in addition to winning multiple awards with the Pennsylvania Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp.
Ashley is very excited about getting involved with the YMCA and sharing her love and appreciation for fishing with kids and families in our community!
Venture Outdoors Outdoor Leadership Training Course May 2017.
For more information, contact Steve at [email protected]