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‘Fly Fishing for Various Fish Species’ on July 25

July 24, 2020

The 2020 Outdoor Adventure Program at Nicolet College features more than 30 different offerings that include a broad range of outdoor experiences and learning opportunities.

From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 25, Robert Paine will lead the “Fly Fishing for Various Fish Species” class at the Nicolet College Fieldside Center 108.

Learn how to fly fish for numerous different species, including trout, salmon, bass, pike, musky, crappie, yellow perch, bluegill, and other sunfishes. Instruction covers optimal equipment for each species for different size bodies of water and stream characteristics; top trout dry, wet, nymphs, and streamer flies for the local area; top salmon flies; top floaters, divers, suspenders, and streamers for warm water species; top dry, wet, and nymph flies for bass and panfish; strategies for choosing flies and matching the hatch; reading water and identifying the best fish locations; presentation positions and strategies; casting and retrieval techniques; how to identify and interpret rise forms and how to fish them . Note that there is no casting practice in this course.

The cost to participate in this class is $30. This class is rated not strenuous, most likely a stationary experience.

Nicolet is following local, state, and federal guidance in regards to COVID-19. A maximum of 10 people, including instructors, are allowed for each class. Any classes that have an indoor component have been moved to larger classrooms to accommodate at least six feet of physical distancing.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own cloth face coverings and hand sanitizer. The college will also have masks and sanitizer available for those who do not have their own. All participants are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings when in indoor settings and when practicable when outdoors.

For a complete list of Outdoor Adventure classes, details on each, and to register, visit nicoletcollege.edu/outdooradventure. 

For more information on this class, call 715-356-4544 or email [email protected]

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