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Free Beginner Overview on Fly Fishing > "How To Get Started", Mark Swenson, guide, Sunday May 6th, 10:30am-12:00 noon

This free class will be a brief overview of what fly fishing is all about. Mark will cover the basic how & why of fly fishing, including what fly fishing is, what trout eat, and some effective flies for trout (dries, wets, nymphs & streamers). He will also give everybody a chance to cast a fly rod and get a quick critique. After the class, check out "Sage Day" from noon to 3pm (barbeque & Sage rod/reel raffle) where you can cast any Sage rod you want.

Mark Roy Swenson is a commercial artist and illustrator with a Bachelor of Science degree in teaching. He has been a guide in CT for over 40 years. Please review his bio on the Upcountry’s web site under Guides. Class will start at 10:30am and end noonish. Class size is limited to 8P, please call the store at 860-379-1952 to reserve a spot.

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