9th Annual Southwest Montana Fly Fishing Camp

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Event:
9th Annual Southwest Montana Fly Fishing Camp
Date:
August 7, 2017
Category:
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Updated:
May 4, 2017


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Applications Due July 7, 2017

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The week of August 7th – August 10th, 2017, marks the 9th Annual Southwest Montana Fly Fishing Camp, consisting of a four day/three night trip open to kids ages 12-17 from Butte, Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Helena, and the surrounding areas. This camp, organized by CFWEP.org (The Clark Fork Watershed Education Program) and sponsored by a number of local entities and businesses, is aimed at teaching young individuals the sport of fly fishing, science and history of our local waters and fisheries, and the ethics and science of stewardship and conservation, respectively. Participants will learn a comprehensive variety of skills including basic and intermediate fly fishing (equipment, casting, fly selection, knot tying, etc.), basic fly tying, stream and stillwater fishing tactics, fish ecology and identification, insect identification, riparian ecology and function, stream restoration and conservation, fisheries management, stream access issues, and sportsman etiquette and ethics. The camp includes many local and regional expert instructors as well as scientists who talk about the number of waterways in the area which includes the Upper Clark Fork, Rock Creek, and Georgetown Lake.

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