February 20th 2021 – FREE “Intro to Fly Fishing” Online class is gender-inclusive and open to everyone.
The “Intro to Fly Fishing” online class hosted by United Women on the Fly is geared towards someone who has never picked up a fly rod or has minimal amount of experience. The intro class is overview of the basics for getting into the sport of fly fishing.
The class will be an interactive Zoom Class. The Zoom meeting registration link will be emailed to you in the order confirmation. Class time is approximately 2 hours. We’ll have a 30 minute Q&A at the end of the class. No equipment required.
Class Covers –
- Why Fly-Fishing
- Fly Rod and Reel Breakdown
- Fly Lines/Backing
- Leader and Tippet Talk
- Basic Knot Overview
- Types of Flies (Dry, Subsurface and Streamers)
- What Equipment is Needed When Fly Fishing?
- Fly Fishing Techniques
You’ll Receive –
- Classroom Handouts
- 1.5hrs of Classroom Instruction with 30 Minute Q&A Session
- Live Online Q&A Sessions Throughout the Year
Email Contact – [email protected]
Cost – FREE – Donations Gladly Accepted. All donations will go to the direct cost of running/hosting the UWOTF Community.
Location: Online Zoom Class
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm PST
Equipment: No equipment required.
Instructor: Heather Hodson
Heather has dedicated her time to educate and inspire others. Heather is currently studying for her Casting Instructor Certification with Fly Fishers International and has been teaching Fly Fishing since 2014. Heather has been mentored by some of the best anglers and fly casters in the world. This allows Heather to pass on the knowledge she’s learned to her students. With nearly 130+ days (pre-covid) on the water each year and fishing around the world, Heather continues to invest into herself to mentor anglers to be confident and competent on the water.