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August 7, 2012 at 10:58 AM

Free fly-casting event Aug. 8 hosted by Belleve-Issaquah Trout Unlimited

The Bellevue-Issaquah Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting a free fly-casting clinic 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8 at Beaver Lake Park, S.E. 24th Street and 244th Avenue S.E. in Sammamish.

Beginners will learn basic casting techniques, and others can fune tune their skills and learn new tricks. Demos will be conducted by Jim Mercer of X-Rodz and Reggie Harris from Orvis.

Participants will also be able to test gear from Orvis, Hardy, Scientific Anglers, Sage, X-Rodz, Loomis and more. There will also be a raffle, fly-casting contest for $10 for all skill levels, and food and beverages.

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