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SOLD OUT! – Tuesday Night Series: Introduction to Fly Fishing

May 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

THIS PROGRAM HAS SOLD OUT! To be put on a wait list, please email us at director@chemungriverfriends.org.

An introductory program designed for adults who may have fished but not with a fly rod. We will cover the basics: equipment and knowledge.

The program will take place from 6:00PM to 7:30PM on Tuesday nights: May 10th, 17th, and 24th. In this class, you will learn all you need to begin fly fishing:

  1. How to cast with a fly rod.
  2. Basic knots and tools you will need to be a fly fisher.
  3. Basic strategies for fly fishing; including how to fish for trout, bass, and other game fish that inhabit our local waters.

Equipment, including fly rods, will be provided for the class, which will take place at the Bottcher’s Landing boat launch located in Big Flats just off the South Corning Road by the bridge over the Chemung River.

The class will be taught by Jim Emmick, FCRW board member and avid Fly Fisherman. The total cost for the three session series will be $50 – Get Your Ticket Here (partial series purchase is not available). This program will be limited to the first five people who sign up.

Participants should wear appropriate clothing for being outside under a pavilion in May; we will not enter the water during this introductory class. Bug Spray will be provided, as well as Snacks and a Water Cooler (please bring your own bottle to avoid waste).

**We will also offer a chance to attend a field trip to a local stream or pond, location to be determined by weather and water conditions. Participants will get a chance to try out their new skills in a fishing situation.**


May 10, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Friends of the Chemung River Watershed
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Bottcher’s Landing Boat Lauch
51 Old River Road
Corning, NY 14830 United States
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