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Ponca SP hosting beginner fly-fishing, fly-tying class

Anglers can learn the basics of fly-fishing and fly-tying at a workshop April 27 at Ponca State Park.

This workshop, hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and taught by members of the Cornhusker Fly Fishers Club, will prepare participants to catch trout and panfish this spring.

The event will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Education Center.

The cost is $25 per person. The class is limited to the first 20 who register by calling the park at 402-755-2284.

This workshop, which is open to new and experienced fly-fishers, will include all fishing equipment, materials and tools needed. Reading glasses are recommended for up-close work on fly-tying. Participants will have the opportunity to tie four to six flies and then learn how to use them while fishing on the pond at Ponca State Park.

Fly-fishing ain’t just for trout!  I will guarantee you will learn that at this workshop.  Check it out!

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Jeff Kurrus photo, Nebraskaland magazine.

About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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