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INTRODUCTION TO FLY FISHING UCCTU and Alpharetta Outfitters is Presenting a Special FREE 1/2-Day Fly Fishing Clinic for All Roswell/Alpharetta and Metro Area Women THE PURPOSE OF THIS SPECIAL AFTERNOON IS TO INTRODUCE MORE WOMEN AND TEEN AGE GIRLS TO THE SPORT OF FLY FISHING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1-4 PM CHATTAHOOCHEE NATURE CENTER If you know of a women or girl (age 16+) who would like to learn our great sport, this is the perfect opportunity. Ask your spouse, daughter, friends of spouse and daughter, relatives and neighbors if they would like to learn the basics of fly fishing and stream conservation. Our goal is to increase the number of female UCCTU chapter members. SEE DETAILS OF THE EVENT BELOW WHAT IS THE AFTERNOON'S AGENDA? To all area women and girls (age 16+): This will be an exciting afternoon of fun and an opportunity to learn fly fishing basics -- learning the ABC's of what fly fishing is all about and to determine if the sport is something you'd like to pursue. The Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited and our sponsor Alpharetta Outfitters will be setting up several 'learning stations' at the Chattahoochee Nature Center's lakeside pavilion and all participants will circulate to each of the stations during the afternoon. This is the second year for this sold-out event! We've patterned the day after our highly successful annual Rizzio Clinic which is designed to educate youth on the basics of fly fishing. Here's what you'll be experiencing: River Conservation and Entomology -- the history of the Chattahoochee and why the river needs to be protected and preserved. Receive a short course on the river's 'bugs' that are imitated as 'flies' -- used to catch trout and other aquatic species. You'll also hear about and view a stream display model designed to show both a healthy river and one that's very polluted. Knot Tying -- before you begin your fly fishing adventure you'll need to know the basic knots used to secure your fly to the tippet and tippet to the line and line to the backing. Sounds complicated? It really isn't. Come and learn the basic knots to get started fishing. Fly Tying -- once you've mastered the fine art of fly fishing, you'll want to start tying your own flies. There's thousands of different fly patterns out there, but you really only need to know 10 or so to get out on the river and fish. It's a great hobby and a lot of fun. Fly Casting -- work with certified instructors and fly fishing guides to learn the gentle art of fly casting. Gear Selection -- our sponsor, Alpharetta Outfitters will have a tent set up and experts on hand to guide you in what gear you'll need to get out on the river. From waders to boots to vest and nippers the experts at AO will help you put together a great shopping list. Ask questions and learn from the pros. We're also planning to have snacks and drinks on hand. Come out and enjoy a great afternoon. Chattahoochee Nature Center Where? Our Women's 1/2-Day Fly Fishing Clinic will be held at the lakeside pavilion on the Chattahoochee Nature Center property. Enter from Willeo Road (Main Entrance) and park in the main lot. You'll pass the pavilion on your way in. Get ready for a fun and exciting afternoon. How Do I Register to Attend? Registration is easy. Just send an email to our event organizer Jim Owen at [masked]. Let Jim know who's coming. Invite your friends and make it a fun day for all. Women and girls (age 16+) are invited to attend! Plan to arrive at 12:30pm so we can start promptly at 1pm. We'll have snacks and drinks available. The event will end at 4pm. DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Monday, October 22 What to Bring? Wear weather appropriate outdoor clothing, a brimmed hat, sunglasses, insect repellent, and a great attitude. No hooks will be used on the fly line; this is an instructional day. For more information, contact Jim Owen, Membership Chair at: [masked] or call[masked]




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Welcome to The Atlanta Fly Fishing and Camping Meetup Group!!!

This group is a FREE social group
for fly fishers of all skill levels.

Fly Casting Instruction
Fly Tying
Fly Fishing Outings on the Chattahoochee River
North GA Fly Fishing Trips
Fly Fishing Float Trips
River Conservation Work Projects
Social Events (cook-outs, parties, seminars, etc)

About Us:

The Atlanta Fly Fishing and Camping Meetup Group (AFFCMG) was founded September, 2007 by Justin Fuller. He wanted to create a social group for fly fishing enthusiasts-a place where new fly fishers would feel comfortable learning amongst friends and could benefit from some of GA’s most experienced trout bums. Rene Hesse a Certified Fly Casting Instructor with the Federation of Fly Fishers has been passed the baton as Organizer in recent years with hope of continuing the spirit of Justin's vision and taking it to the next level- To educate and inspire.

Group membership is very diverse, with a wide variety of fly fishing experience. Skill level ranges from FFF Certified Fly Fishing Instructors to beginners…

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