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Women's Fly Fishing 101 hosted by Oly Women on the Fly

Women's Fly Fishing 101 hosted by Oly Women on the Fly

Hosted by J. Michelle Swope – Member of Trout Unlimited Women’s Initiative – Board Member of Trout Unlimited Olympia Chapter 189 – Puget Sound Fly Fishers Club board member – Founder of Oly Women on the Fly – cold water conservationist with a fly fishing problem.

Space is limited (only 15) and spots will fill up quickly. Sign-Up today!!! Contact J. Michelle Swope at with any questions.

Enjoy this unique, one-of-a-kind women’s fly fishing instructional day where you will learn the basics of fly fishing including; knot tying, rod selection, setting up rod and reel, entomology, how to read water, fly fishing etiquette and more. Not a lecture, this workshop is completely hands on!

8:30 to 9:00am – Meet and greet, including coffee and pastries. Instruction and practice starts at 9:00 sharp, and goes till 11:30am

Lunch at noon

1pm – Fly casting instruction...outside, so dress according to the weather!

No need to bring anything! All gear, breakfast and lunch are provided. If you have a fly rod and want to bring it, please do. J. Michelle will look it over with you, and you can choose to work with it, or one of the rods we provide, if you choose.

EVERY WOMAN WHO SIGNS UP FOR THIS EVENT WILL RECEIVE A ONE-YEAR MEMBERSHIP TO TROUT UNLIMITED (a $37.00 value, courtesy of John Hicks, owner and guide at SeaRun Pursuits Guide Service, and proud Trout Unlimited Business Member).

- Women’s Fly-fishing 101 class
- Pastries and Coffee and Lunch provided
- 3 hours hands on classroom instruction
- 1 plus hour casting instruction
- Free Trout Unlimited Membership for one year ($37.00 value)


Note: Not an AWAKE-hosted event.

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