BEGINNING FLY FISHING
Jeffrey J. Ewert
37665, NON CREDIT, $75
Location: West Gym
Materials: Students should bring their own fly rod and reel, some rods will be made available
Learn the basic fundamentals of fly fishing including equipment, rods, rod weights, line types, leaders, tippets, flies, and accessories. Learn the value and application of using waders, polarized sunglasses, vests, etc. Learn the use of all this equipment, including an emphasis on casting instruction, application and types of flies & knots, as well as reading waters for trout with emphasis on presentation to enable the student to begin to fly fish successfully on local waters. This enables the student to practice the art of fly fishing in some of the West’s best fly fishing waters right here in the Gunnison basin!
For more information or to register, please contact Extended Studies, Taylor 303, 970-943-2885, or online at www.western.edu/extendedstudies