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"FREE Intro to Fly Fishing with Mark Swenson" Sun 5/5/19 10am-noonish


Interested in learning how to fly fish, but not sure how to get started?

This free class will be a 1 1/2 hour hands-on presentation of what fly fishing is all about and how to get started. Mark will cover the basics: how to cast & practice, finding trout with a fly rod, how to rig your line, selecting your first rod/reel/gear, the bugs trout eat & the right flies to replicate them, and where to find fish in the Farmington River. You will also have a chance to cast a fly rod at the end of the class along with a Q&A period. This is a beginner/starter class intended for people who have not fly fished before (or maybe once or twice and struggled). 

Mark Roy Swenson is a commerical artist & illustrator with a BS degree in teaching, He has been a guide in CT for over 40 years. Please review his bio on UpCountry's web site on the Guides page. Class will start at 10am and end noonish.  Class space is limited to please call the store at 860-379-1952 to reserve a spot.



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