Out and About: Flyfishing school set for April 27

first_img Share: GO Published: March 7, 2019, 6:02am Registration is open for the Clark-Skamania Flyfishers’ annual Beginning Flyfishing School on Saturday, April 27 at Camas Meadows Golf Club.The class will begin at 9 a.m. and costs $50, which includes lunch, beverages and a beginner’s flyfishing handbook.The instruction will cover basic equipment, fly casting, knots, match the hatch and flies, places to fish, fishing techniques, water safety and the importance of catch-and-release of wild fish.Participants are encourage to bring their own flyrod and reel for casting instruction. For those without gear, it will be provided. Sign-up and more information is available at www.klineline-kf.orgCommission OKs gillnet useThe use of gillnets will be allowed during the fall salmon fishery on the lower Columbia River in 2019, after a vote by the WDFW commission.The vote was held in Spokane during a public meeting on March 1-2 after receiving public comments.The vote followed a review of the Columbia River salmon policy by staff, and a joint state work group composed of commissioners from both states that suggested possible changes. For more information, call Don Starkin at 509-637-4405, 360-608-5916 or [email protected] fishing derby needs volunteersThe Klineline Kids Fishing Derby needs volunteers to help prepare for and hold the popular annual event.It will be held this year on April 12 for special needs participants, and April 13 for everyone else.In particular, help is really needed on March 20, 21, and 22, which is when the rod build-up will be held. Volunteers are asked to bring scissors and pliers. There are 2800 rods to assemble. By Columbian news services Receive latest stories and local news in your email: Share: Out and About: Flyfishing school set for April 27 By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.last_img