The IFFF Southern Council has announced the availability of affordable slots on their fly fishing schools conducted by IFFF Casting Instructors and White River Guides. The first session is April 8-10. The second session is April 29-May 1. There will be 12 - 14 spots per session. The School will be held at Riverside Retreat on the White River in Ozark Mountains of north central Arkansas. Price includes all instruction, guide time, lodging and meals. Cost is $495 per person.
The school will be for those anglers who are brand new to fly fishing up to those with advanced intermediate skills who want to make their time on the water more productive. That means 'catch more fish. The itinerary includes:
IFFFCertified Casting Instructors, who will give you new skills, refine your current skills, and teach you new 'fishing casts.'
Two half days of guided fishing where you will practice techniques that will catch fish. During these guided fishing trips you will learn how and where to: catch fish on streamers, dry flies, nymphs, and wet flies while fishing rivers and streams. You will be accompanied by a guide who is very qualified.
· how to read a river
· 3 knots you need (for novices only)
· playing, landing & handling fish
· steamer fishing techniques
· dry fly presentation techniques
· fishing nymphs productively
· how to fish wet flies
Two nights lodging in the White River Lodge at Riverside Retreat, on the White River. All your meals (Friday evening through Sunday's brunch) are provided, and Saturday night it’s a steak dinner cookout. All gear is furnished. The $495 per person price assumes double occupancy of one bedroom. Single occupancy cost is $750.all Chris Jackson for additional information at 870 499-3056.