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2008 Fly Fishing Academy

dates updated 19 February 2008

The Tuesday night classes will be held at Bethany Christian Church, 3223 Westheimer, Houston (east of Lamar High School between Buffalo Speedway and Kirby. The Academy will start on the 18th of March. Class room instruction will run from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. We will give directions to the fly casting instruction site at our first classroom session. Saturday Casting classes will run from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

Schedule of classes for 2008

  • Introduction and Fly Tackle      T Lyons & B Souders         Tuesday 18 March
  • Fly Casting Part 1                   T Lyons & B Souders         Saturday 22 March
  • Fly Tackle and Setup               T Lyons & B Souders        Tuesday 25 March
  • Fly Casting Part 2                   T Lyons & B Souders        Saturday 29 March
  • Advanced Fly Fishing Knots      Capt. Chris Phillips           Tuesday 1 April
  • Fly Casting Part 3                   T Lyons & B Souders         Saturday 5 April
  • Fly Fishing Gear                      The Orvis Crew                 Tuesday 8 April
  • Fishing Techniques                  T Lyons & B Souders        Tuesday 15 April
  • You may sign up on line for this class. You may also sign up at the meeting but remember enrollment is limited to 25, on a first-come-first-served basis. Registration will be on Tuesday evening the 18th of March from 6.30 to 7.00 pm. The first class will follow immediately after registration. Contact the education chairman for more information.

    If you don't own a rod and reel, we recommend that you wait until you complete the Academy before making an investment .