Fly Fishing Class for 6th graders
ORGANIZATION: TROUT UNLIMITED
Please visit the new page to apply.
There will be a team leader giving a talk on conservation while the volunteers set up:
Volunteers meet at the Gazeebo at the Pond in Green Mountain Falls to --
- Assemble rods and put on flies
- Teach youth to cast a fly rod and land a trout safely
- Disassemble rods
There will be two classes of about 20 6th graders. They may or m ay not being flies (streamers) they have tied. Each volunteer takes a student to some place around the pond and teaches them to cast and land a trout.
All the equipment (rods/flies/leader-tippet/split shot, etc.) is provided by Pikes Peak Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Volunteers only need their stream side gear and a net. It is a pond and you do not need waders.
About TROUT UNLIMITED
PO BOX 458, COLORADO SPGS, CO 80901, US
Pikes Peak Chapter of Trout Unlimited - PPCTU strives to conserve, protect, and restore cold-water fisheries resources and their watersheds in the Pikes Peak Region and throughout the state of Colorado.
PPCTU defines our role as a leading conservation organization under 3 objectives:
Protect Native Trout: Primary focus for 2022 is on native cutthroats in our Pike Peak Region by focusing on ongoing education, and the initial /reintroduction and maintain Cutthroat trout in the Pikes Peak Region.
Improve AND PROTECT HABITAT (conservation versus recreation): Improve and conserve the cold water habitats and enhance fishing opportunities in the Pikes Peak Region. (notes also include wording to seek opportunities t increase and improve angler access)
Outreach to the Community
Outreach: The primary focus for 2022will be:
- Public Relations/Social outreach
- Membership Development & Engagement With Multiple fly shops)
- Volunteer Development including recognition plan
- Programming and Membership Meetings
- Financial Development
- Special Events -Create three events, two outdoor, one fishing
Green Mountain Falls Pond / Gazeebo10615 Green Mountain RoadGreen Mountain Falls, CO 80819
January 9, 2023
- Sports Coaching
- Outdoor Recreation
- Early morning until 2 pm.
- Need to know how to fly fish.