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Saturday May 25, 2019 - Intermediate Fly Casting (p.m.)

This class is the next step in your development, and takes your casting to the next level. . Students should bring their own gear, 5-10 wt rod with a matching weight forward floating line.

Topics include:
  • casting efficiency
  • handling windy conditions
  • learning the double haul
  • and more.

    All fly-casting equipment is provided, but please bring your own gear if you have it!
    Students should bring hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, rain jacket and appropriate footwear for being around water.
    1:30pm to 4:30pm - Meet at shop 15 minutes prior.


    Sheila Hassan
    Sheila is a Federation of Fly Fishers Master Casting Instructor (one of less than 200 in the world) and teaches fly-casting throughout New England. She is the chief instructor / program director at the Wulff School of Fly Fishing in the Catskills, and a member of the TFO Rods , R.L. Winston Rods and Hatch Reels Pro Staff.
    She has traveled extensively catching (and releasing) everything from bluegill to blue marlin, and she holds an IGFA Women's Fly-Rod World Record for both Bonefish, and Bluefish. Sheila performed a number of the fly-casting sequences in George Roberts's book, Master the Cast: Fly Casting in Seven Lessons. She has published her own book,
    Fly Casting : A Systematic Approach. Her second book, "Starting in the Salt: Saltwater FlyCasting" is now available.
    When she is not casting or fly-fishing, she works as a Nurse Practitioner in Boston. She teaches because she loves to share this sport with others.

    Congratulations to Sheila for winning woman's distance casting competition at ICAST 2016. Two years in a row now!

    Capt. Bill Hassan

  • USCG Licensed Captain
  • IFFF MASTER Certified Fly-Casting Instructor
  • TFO Rods - Pro Staff
  • R.L. Winston Rod Co. Pro Staff
  • Hatch Reels Pro Staff
  • Columbia Sportswear , Pro Guide

    9am to 12pm
    Meet at shop 15 minutes prior.
    This outdoor class will focus on developing the fundamentals of good fly-casting, the most important skill for successful fly-fishing.

  • Saturday May 25, 2019 - Intermediate Fly Casting (p.m.)