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RIPLEY, WEST VIRGINIA

Tie a Fly, Catch a Fish: An Angling Adventure in West Virginia

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Program #5119ENZ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
If you’re perplexed by that elusive largemouth bass in your home waters, your best bet to catch it may be a Sneaky Pete. For a trout, try a Royal Wulff. And to land the coveted, put-a-saddle-on-it muskie, a Big Wooly Bugger. There’s no greater joy than catching a fish on a fly you tied. On this angling adventure on three West Virginia ponds, learn to tie flies, cast a fly rod, read the water, find fish and unhook them (without getting hooked yourself).


Highlights

• On a tranquil, 231-acre tract of land, fish on three ponds — two that require substantial walking and standing, and a third pond that accommodates fishermen with physical limitations.
• An expert instructor teaches fly-tying skills in the classroom before taking to the ponds for fly-casting lessons on long casts, roll casting, serpentine casts, parachute casts and more.
• Benefit from expert tips on wading, streamside entomology, fly-fishing etiquette and more.

Program Notes

Please note that there may be additional fees for supplies required. Please call for additional information.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Beginners to intermediates welcome. License not required. Loaner equipment available.

Coordinated by Cedar Lakes Crafts Center.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Field trips
10 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

Ratings

4.4
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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