This Casting 101 class is open to all and geared towards someone who has minimal to no experience casting a fly rod or someone who has some experience but wants to tighten their loops or become proficient at the roll cast. No equipment necessary. Please email [email protected] if you need a rod/reel set-up. Come early to set-up your rod/reel.
Contact Email – [email protected]
Instructor – Heather Hodson
Cost: $15 per caster
Max Participants: 6 casters
Refund: No Refunds
Location: Spokane WA – Olmsted Park in Kendall Yards Across from Hello Sugar Coffee
Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm (come early to set-up your equipment)
Equipment: Bring your own equipment with a 9′ 3x leader. If you need equipment please email [email protected] to request rod/reel set-up.
Weather: Bring appropriate clothing to cast outdoors. Class will take place rain or shine. Extreme weather conditions will be evaluated the day of the class.
The class will be taught in drills. This will allow the caster to breakdown each drill and bring practice ideas home. Remember basketball players don’t get good at free throws without practicing for hours shooting free throws.
Casting Drills Covered:
- Roll Cast
- Pick-Up Laydown
- Shooting Line
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 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 on the water each year and fishing around the world, Heather continues to invest into herself to mentor anglers to be the best that they can be.
The core of fly fishing is fly casting. 75% of fishing is the presentation. In order to present the fly properly an angler must have an understanding of The Principles of Fly Casting. To become a successful fly caster you must apply the Three “P”s; Practice, Patience and Persistence.
Disclaimer – This is not 1 on 1 instruction, there will be 6 fly casters each week. The instructors time will be divided evenly between all the participants. Private lessons are available. Email [email protected] for more information.