Fly Fishing Tuition – Theory and practice

(An approach to flyfishing still being away from the water)

Teacher: Osvaldo Velo

Fly Fishing Tuition: Culture to be spreaded

(Note: program is subject to modification)

Introduction. Introduction to Fishing.
Introduction to FlyFishing.
Historical and Social Reasons for Flyfishing.
Flyfishing: an ecological fishing technique.
Flyfishing: where, how, when and why.
1st lesson. What is flyfishing?
The main flyfishing techniques.
Fishing  above and under the water surface.
Fishing environments. The stream.
The river.
The chalk-stream.
The lake.
The sea.
2nd lesson. History and social influences of flyfishing. from the origins to the industrial revolution. Slides (Power Point).
The main authors.
Phylosophy and social reasons of flyfishing.
3rd lesson. Flyfishing tackle. The rod. Tackle and their evolutions.
The line. Tackle and their evolutions.
The leader. Tackle and their evolutions.
The knots. With demonstration.
The reel. Tackle and their evolutions.
The flies. Tackle and their evolutions.
The fishing vest.
Waders and boots.
Wading staff.
Hat and glasses.
The fishing net.
4th lesson. The insects of the river and their imitations. Flyfishing entomology.
Flytying. The tools.
Materials.
Dry flies.
Wet flies.
Nymphs.
5th lesson. The insects of the river and their imitations. Flyfishing entomology.
Flytying. The tools.
Streamer.
Popper.
6th lesson. The water environment and its inhabitants. Slides (Power Point).
The weather.
Hydraulics.
Dams and artificial ponds.
Fish eyesight.
The sense of water.
Approaching the fish. The various fishing environments.
Fly Casting – theory. The different casts.
Our quarries and their preys. Trout.
Grayling.
Chub.
Black Bass.
Perch.
Pike.
Carp.
Barbel.
Other Species.
7th lesson. History and social influence of flyfishing. from the industrial revolution to today. Slides (Power Point).
The main authors.
Phylosophy and social reasons of flyfishing.
8th lesson. Fishing Rules and Regulations. Specially ruled stretches of river: pro and against.
Flyfishing and ecology.
The influence of (fly)fishing on local economy.
9th lesson. Flycasting demonstration.

 

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