Fly Fishing 101

Thu, April 6, 2017 | Lakes and Parks

Bella Vista Fly Tyers Presents:

Fly Fishing 101

Basic Fly Fishing Course

Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lake Avalon Pavilion


Cost: $10 Club Members, $20 non-members (includes 2017 Fly Tyers club membership) The class is “rain-or-shine”

The Fly Tyers are having their annual Fly Fishing 101 class this year on May 6 at the Lake Avalon Pavilion. Register at Riordan Hall, Thursday, May 4 at 10 a.m., or call 479-899-7728, or email to Registration ends Thursday, May 4.

Register at Riordan Hall, Thursdays at 10 a.m., or call 479-899-7728, or email to   Registration ends Thursday, May 4.  Class size is limited to the first 30 students to register.

The class will cover all the basic info you need to get started in this sport including: equipment, tying knots, fly selection, where to fish, and basic fly line casting technique. Rods and reels will be provided, or you can bring your own.  Eye protection (sunglasses, eye glasses, etc.) MUST be worn to participate in the casting lessons.

There will be two door prizes: a Cabela’s RLS rod and reel combo set ($150 value) and a $15 gift certificate from Hook Line and Sinker. A drawing will be held after the class to select the winners. Students must be present to win. This is in addition to discount coupons from Cabela’s, Ozark Kayaks, and Lewis and Clark for each student.