Basic Fly Fishing Course 2016

 

 

Suitability:

 

Ages 8 – Open

 

Suitable for any ability level.

 

 

Duration:

 

Online Correspondence Delivery = Theory – 19 hours

 

Practical On Site Assessment = 3 hours

 

 

 

Expected Outcomes:

 

Independently do the following:

  • Target species identification and habitat
  • Safe fishing practices
  • Basic Knots
  • Fly Selection
  • Equipment/Accessory Selection
  • Rig a fly rod
  • Cast a fly rod
  • Line Retrieval
  • Target and land a fish
  • Catch and release

 

 

Modules:

 

Module One - What is fly fishing?

  • Early History
  • Modern Sport Fishing
  • Fly Fishing

Module Two - Rods

  • Construction
  • Rod Action
  • Rod Weight
  • Rod Length
  • Weighting System
  • What Fly Rod?
  • Beginner Fly Rods

Module Three - Reels

 

Module Four - Lines

 

Module Five - Accessories

 

Module Six - Leaders

  • Leader Types
  • Leader Length
  • The X System

Module Seven - Freshwater Set Up

  • Reels
  • Attaching Backing
  • Attaching Fly Line to Backing
  • Attaching Fly Line to Leader
  • Attaching Tippets
  • Attaching Flies

Module Eight - Other Knots

  • Nail Knot
  • Nail-less nail knot
  • Surgeon’s Dropper
  • Loop Knot
  • Loop to Loop
  • Attaching Loops

Module Nine - Saltwater Set Up

  • Reels
  • Rods
  • Fly Line
  • Backing
  • Species Tackle Guide

Module Ten - Casting

  • How Much Line?
  • Basic Grip
  • Correct Stance
  • The Cast
  • Pick Up and Lay Down
  • Back Cast
  • Forward Cast
  • Contrasting Styles
  • Anatomy of a Casting Stroke
  • Efficient Casts
  • Roll Cast
  • Common Problems

Module Eleven - Flies

  • Dry
  • Wet
  • Fly Selection
  • Trout
  • Other Freshwater Species
  • Saltwater Species

Module Twelve - Techniques

  • Fishing Methods
  • Polarising
  • Blind Fishing
  • Night Fishing
  • Presentation
  • Reading the Water
  • Environmental
  • Fly Action
  • Playing Fish
  • Landing Fish

Module Thirteen - Feeding Patterns

  • Fresh Water
  • Salt Water

 

Module Fourteen - Features

  • Rivers
  • Lakes
  • Estuaries

 

Module Fifteen - Case Studies

 

Module Sixteen - Trout Biology

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Smell
  • Taste
  • Touch

Module Seventeen - Entomology

  • Insect Life Cycles
  • Other Food

 

Course Costs and inclusions:

 

All reference and assessment material supplied.

 

Theory modules delivered by way of secure online correspondence $1,100 plus GST fixed pricing. This fixed fee includes Certificates of competency and assessment administration costs.

 

Practical sessions and assessments charged at an additional $350 plus GST for a 3 hour session.

 

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Service providers of assessment and practical sessions:

 

 

New South Wales Locations

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South Coast & ACT Area

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Steve Williamson's Trout Fishing Adventures

 

PFIGA FULL MEMBER ACCREDITED TRAINER INSTRUCTOR / GUIDE

CHARTER BOAT OPERATOR FRESH AND SALTWATER / FLY FISHING

 

Location: Jindabyne, NSW

Phone: Shop (02) 6456 1551

Fax (02) 6456 1342

Mobile 0408 024 436
Email: swtrout@airlan.com.au

Web: www.swtroutfishing.com.au

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