#WAI-36868  Fly-fishing (6-weeks)

This six-week course will give you an introduction to the art of fly-fishing – learning to cast, choosing appropriate fishing gear, locating trout, as well as a fly-fishing session on a local river with members of the Wairarapa Fly-Fishing Club. 

Dates:     Tuesday Evenings, 19 October – 16 November 2021 
Times:    6:30pm – 8:00pm
Tutors:   John Pansters and Howard Thomson
Venue:   MTL Education Centre, 22 Dixon Street, Masterton
Cost:       $120

Must Enrol by: CLASS FULL – please register with REAP reception if you would like to go on the waiting list


Course Information for  Fly-fishing for Beginners, starting 19th October 2021

Course Tutor(s):  John Pansters and Howard Thomson, and members of the Wairarapa Fly-Fishing Club.

Purpose of the Course:

By the end of this six-week course, you will be able to:

• Apply the basics of fly fishing
• Choose the appropriate fishing gear
• Have an appreciation of the terms and use of language associated with trout
• Demonstrate practical aspects of casting, knot tying, tying of flies and stream craft
• Know which fly to cast into the water with a reasonable chance of catching a trout

    Other Information: No fishing licence is required whilst doing the course but participants will need one if they wish to continue after the course is completed.

    Pre-requisites (if any):   Participants should be confident in the water and be prepared to go into the water up to their knees. Please note:  This is a physical activity that involves an element of risk. While all possible measures are taken to prevent accidents or injury, please not that participation is at your own risk.   

    REAP May Provide on request (if any):  NA


    Please contact community@reapwairarapa.nz for any further information you may require.