Trout Unlimited Fly Fishing Merit Badge Program
February 16, 2017
Check out the Trout Unlimited Fly Fishing Merit Badge Program!
–General Overview of FF, Conservation, Stream Restoration and Species preservation
-Entomology of what trout eat at the stream
-Basic Casting Techniques
-Fishing, and anatomy of fish. (at then end of the day students fish in a pond or stream, depending on location,
and practice what they learned, using flies they tied during the day).
The classes consist of 12-14 students 12 years of age and older.
We charge a fee per student to cover all supplies, fly tying tools, handouts, materials, training rods/reels, fish stocking, admin costs and other supplies needed by the students including the rental of the facilities used and other operation costs.
Each student receives a packet with many fly fishing supplies, (Flies, Tippets and training materials) plus a TU hat.) and a years junior membership in Trout Unlimited. Our staff consists of Certified Fly Fishing Merit Badge Instructors, PHD’s in Entomology and Veterinary Medicine and others with a minimum of 10 years fly fishing experience.