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Spokane-area instructors groomed for fly fishing in the schools

FLY FISHING — An instructor training program for the National Fishing in Schools Program — a nationwide program that brings outdoor education indoors to students in grades 6-12 — is set for Sunday (March 24) at the Loon Lake Elementary School.

The idea is to give more adults the skills and tools to get kids hooked on a lifetime sport.

Info: Sondra Collins, (509) 710-8329.


Fly fishing day camp for kids offered at Glacier

Glacier Anglers based in West Glacier, Mont., has scheduled  Fun on the Fly! Youth Fly Fishing Day Camps on June 9 and June 30.

The sessions run from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for kids ages 12-16 at the Glacier Outdoor Center for a fun day of fly fishing and casting at stocked fishing ponds with the Glacier Anglers pro staff. 

Kids will learn the basics of casting, knots, fly selection and entomology while practicing catch and release methods in Glacier Anglers’ stocked ponds. Each day will end with a friendly casting competition and awards ceremony with great prizes.

While kids are participating in Fun on the Fly! Youth Fly Fishing Day Camp, their parents or guardians can spectate or enjoy a discounted half-day raft trip for $32.

 Info and registration: (800) 235-6781.