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October 5, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Washington Fly-Fishing Club hosting three instructional classes worth attending

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The Washington Fly Fishing Club puts on some great fly-fishing classes, and here are three worth checking out.

An eight-week Beginning Fly-Tying Class is held every Thursday, and starts Jan. 5 from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Mercer Island Covenant Church, 3200 78th S.E. on Mercer Island. The class is taught by WFFC members.

Anglers will learn to tie 15 Northwest trout fly patterns, as well as, receiving personal instruction on common fly tying skills, and will receive a class manual. A DVD showing close-ups of the flies being tied is also available. Cost is $35, and the DVD is $10. For details, call Art Alton at 206-200-3909.

A six-week Beginning Fly-Casting Class is held every Thursday, and starts April 5 from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Green Lake Casting Pier.

The class is taught by Federation of Fly Fishing Certified Casting Instructors and other WFFC members. Cost is $50, and limited to 36 fly anglers. For details, call Art Alton at 206-200-3909.

The Advanced Fly-Casting Class is four weekly sessions starting April 4 from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Green Lake Casting Pier.

The class is taught by WFFC members all Federation of Fly Fishing Certified Casting Instructors. Cost is $50, and limited to 10 fly anglers. For details, call Art Alton at 206-200-3909.

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