Join "Da Dean" Frank Pisciotta for an afternoon of learning the basics of fishing the Truckee River at Glenshire Bridge. Frank will take you through gear, tackle, techniques and casting instruction. For first timers, start your journey on learning to fish one of the west's great rivers. If you have some experience, come and brush up on your skills.
The Tahoe Truckee Fly Fishers’ "Novice Skills Clinic" is scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2019. It is intended for fly fishing novices with no or minimal fly fishing experience or those beginner/intermediates wishing to brush up on their existing skills. It is open to TTFF adult members (18 years+).
Participants will be introduced to the basics skills of fly angling in a fun and very relaxed atmosphere. Upon completion of the clinic, participants can pursue the sport at their leisure having been introduced to the basic skills needed to dupe a wild trout….thereafter making this fascinating sport as “simple or sophisticated” as they wish.
The angling topics introduced/discussed will be:
1) Fly Fishing Gear
2) Three Essential Knots
3) Two Fundamental Fly Fishing Casts
4) Trout Foods
5) Fly Selection
The clinic lead is Frank R. Pisciotta; the other instructor/s being TTFF club members.
There is room for 6 participants. Space will be made available on a first-come first-serve basis. There is a $20.00 fee to off-set costs for Tahoe National Forest usage-fees; leaders, flies in addition to print-outs of Frank’s essays entitled “Truckee River Primer” and “Trout Needs”.
WHAT TO BRING----Participants will need to bring their fishing license, fly rod/reel, wading gear, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and lunch/drinks. We’ll meet at the Glenshire Bridge on the Truckee River at 9AM. The event will end at 2-3PM.
TO REGISTER----Please register a minimum of two weeks in advance. Click on the registration button at the right to reserve a spot. Additional information will be sent via email during the month before; soleave your email address & phone number upon registration.