Spreading Fly Fishing Culture

TUSCIA FLY CLUB – VITERBO  

Fly Fishing Tuition

c/o Associazione Click – Viterbo – click.viterbo@gmail.com

Teacher: Osvaldo Velo

(Note: program is subject to modification)

         
14-09-16  — Introduction Introduction to Fishing      
  Introduction to FlyFishing      
  Historical and Social Resons for Flyfishing      
  Flyfishing: an ecological fishing technique      
  Flyfishing: where, how, when and why      
         
         
21-09-16  — 1st lesson What is flyfishing?      
  The main flyfishing techniques      
  Fishing  above and under the water surface      
  Fishing environments The stream    
    The river    
    The chalk-stream    
    The lake    
    The sea    
         
         
28-09-16  —  2nd lesson History and social influences of flyfishing from the origins to the industrial revolution Slides (Power Point)  
  The main authors      
  Phylosophy and social reasons of flyfishing      
         
         
05-10-16  —  3rd lesson Flyfishing tackle The rod Tackle and their evolutions  
    The line Tackle and their evolutions  
    The leader Tackle and their evolutions  
    The knots With demonstration  
    The reel Tackle and their evolutions  
    The flies Tackle and their evolutions  
    The fishing vest    
    Waders and boots    
    Wading staff    
    Hat and glasses    
    The fishing net    
         
         
12-10-16  —  4th lesson The insects of the river and their imitations Flyfishing entomology    
  Flytying The tools    
    Materials    
    Fry flies    
    Wet flies    
    Nymphs    
         
         
19-10-16  —  5th lesson The insects of the river and their imitations Flyfishing entomology    
  Flytying The tools    
    streamer    
    popper    
         
         
26-10-16  —  6th lesson The water environment and its inhabitants   Slides (Power Point)  
  The weather      
  Hydraulics      
  Dams and artificial ponds      
  Fish eyesight      
  The sense of water      
  Approaching the fish The various fishing environments    
  Fly Casting – theory The different casts    
  Our quarries and their preys Trout    
    Grayling    
    Chub    
    Black Bass    
    Perch    
    Pike    
    Carp    
    Barbel    
    Other Species    
         
         
02-11-16  —  7th lesson History and social influence of flyfishing from the industrial revolution to today Slides (Power Point)  
  The main authors      
  Phylosophy and social reasons of flyfishing      
         
         
09-11-16  —  8th lesson Fishing Rules and Regulations Specially ruled stretches of river: pro and against    
  Flyfishing and ecology      
  The influence of (fly)fishing on local economy      
         
         
Date to be agreed with students – 9th lesson Flycasting demonstration      

 

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