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EVENT:Streamside Fly Fishing Seminar @ Chatfield
DATE:7/13/2019 8:00 am
DETAILS:Sat Jul 13 2019 at 08:00 am
Audubon Center at Chatfield, 11280 Waterton Rd, Littleton, Colorado 80125, Littleton, United States

Being able to identify the bugs in and on the waters you are fishing, when you are fishing them is one of the chief skills of a successful fly fisher.

Join Aquatic Biologist and Fly Fishing Geek Peter Stitcher for an in-depth look at entomology and how to match the hatch. Participants will meet at the Audubon Center at Chatfield for an in-depth review of trout's aquatic and terrestrial foods, their life cycles and defining characteristics, and the fly patterns that match them. Upon completion of the classroom portion, participants will apply the topics and techniques discussed by sampling invertebrates on and around the park's lakes and river while finding the best match in their fly boxes.

Participants will each receive a handout detailing the life-cycles and defining characteristics of the species that trout eat as well as the fly patterns commonly used to match each.

Each participant will also receive a complete Fly Fishing Entomology Kit, valued at $45.95, which includes:

Sci-Fly Fly Fishing Seine
Invertebrate Sample Vial Kit
Fly Fishing Invertebrate Magnifier & Hook Size Key
Fly Fishing Thermometer
Invertebrate Tweezers

Participants are encouraged to bring their own waders and boots, a pencil, and a beverage or snack for their time on the water.

The class is limited to 15 participants. Tickets are $130 per person and may be purchased via our website: http://ascentflyfishing.com/streamside-fly-fishing-seminar-entomology-matching-the-hatch/.

We look forward to having you join us, providing a fish-eye view of the hatch, and setting you up to make every day a great day on the water!
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