Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen, Public Information Officer
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 5, 2011) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free, 3-day, Beginning Fly-Tying course at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center on Oct. 19, 20, and 21 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Participants will learn about fly-tying tools, materials and basic fly-tying techniques. They will use the techniques they’ve learned to tie six fly patterns, such as the San Juan Worm, Green Weenie, Wooly Worm, Wooly bugger, Foam Beetle and Clouser Minnow.
Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to select the proper tools and materials needed for tying and create a wide variety of flies.
All tools and materials are provided. The course is limited to the first 20 people, and pre-registration is required by Oct. 18.
To pre-register or for additional information, contact Tom Carpenter, the course instructor at 910-868-5003, ext. 15. The John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center is located at 7489 Raeford Road, in Fayetteville.
For more information on fishing in public, inland waters, visit www.ncwildlife.org/fishing.