KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free workshop on the basics of fly tying, 1 – 5 p.m., April 1, at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 South Baltimore Road in Kirksville. MDC invites anyone age 12 and older to register for this free clinic that will cover how to tie three basic flies using specialized equipment, and how to present the various flies to improve the chances of catching fish with them. MDC will provide all necessary equipment, but participants should bring reading glasses if they use them.
Seating is limited for this workshop and participants must preregister by March 31 by calling the MDC office in Hannibal at (573) 248-2530. For more information on Discover Nature Fishing programs, visit short.mdc.mo.gov/Z4y.