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[ Media Contact: Larry Hodge, 903-676-2277, larry.hodge@tpwd.texas.gov ] [LH]
Feb. 26, 2013
Dallas Fly Fishers to Offer Classes at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center March 9
ATHENS -- The Dallas Fly Fishers will teach classes for beginning fly-fishers at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens on March 9.
Pre-registration is required and is available by calling Craig Brooks at (903) 670-2222. There is no fee for the class. Morning and afternoon sessions will be offered.
Instruction will lead to basic fly-fisher certification by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and will focus on learning about fly-fishing equipment, performing the basic four-part cast, sampling aquatic insects to see what fish eat, discussing freshwater ecology, how to tie useful fishing knots, learning about safety and ethics issues associated with fly-fishing and fly-tying.
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