FLY FISHING: Beginners can develop casting skills in class

April 27, 2014 

Sportsman’s Warehouse in Federal Way is offering a beginning fly casting class May 4.

“The Fundamentals of Fly Casting” class will run 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The class will introduce students to the fundamentals of fly-casting through a combination of instruction, demonstration and practice on local waters. It includes an introduction to equipment, the theory of casting, leaders and knots.

Instructors include Darrel Martin, a certified casting instructor by the Federation of Fly-Fishers (United States) and the Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors (United Kingdom), and shop staff.

Students should bring raingear, a brimmed hat and protective eyewear, along with a lunch and drink. If students have rod, reel and line, they should bring them as well. Free day-loan equipment is available.

The cost of the class is $50, cash only. A partial payment of $30 will reserve your spot. For further information on this and other classes call the store at 253-835-4100.

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