Kids Fly Fishing Program

The Ponds at Black Oak

4 evenings – August 22 and 23,  August 29 and 30

Private instruction by staff of Shannon’s Fly and Tackle, Califon, NJ

5:00 – 6:30 each evening

$100 per registrant for the full program

Equipment supplied, but bring you own if you have it

·          Pond fishing basics

o    Setting up your rod and lines

§   Parts of a rod

o    Tying on a fly

§   Parts of a fly

§   How to tie flies (day #2)

o    Casting

§   Physics

o    Hooking

§   Motor skills and attention

o    Landing

§   Motor skills, self-control and controlling your environment

·          Reading the waters

o    Casting practice

o    High casts over weeds

o    Roll cast

·          Fish and the food cycle

o    When they eat

o    What they eat

o    How to “match the hatch” – or their food source

·          Respect for the sport

o    Protocols, courtesies

o    Catch and release

o    More fishing practice


Registration is limited so email Bill Asdal ( now for a space:

Participant name:  _______________

Age:                      _______________

Contact phone:     _______________

Contact email:       _______________