Free Introductory Fly Fishing Course Offered in NH

An upcoming program offered by the New Hampshire Fish & Game Department offers a chance to learn about the traditional and timeless method of fly fishing.

“Fly-Fishing A-Z” will be held on Saturday, May 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Fish & Game Headquarters in Concord, NH. There is no charge for this program.

Designed primarily for first-time fly anglers, the workshop will cover the basics of equipment, fly casting, stream ecology, knot tying, safety and fish identification on Saturday. On Sunday, participants will don waders and head out to a local fishing pond to put their new skills to the test.

Pre-registration is required. To register, click here and select “Fly Fishing” and then “Register for a class.” Class space is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The class is open to anyone age 13 and over; however, those 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All equipment is provided. No fishing license is required to participate.