35th Wffc Bih 2015

World Fly Fishing Championship 2019

Cruisin’ Connecticut – Fly-Fishing 101 Course with Orvis

Cruisin’ Connecticut – Fly-Fishing 101 Course with Orvis


IT’S STILL CHILLY IN MARCH, BUT THIS SPRING YOU CAN GET A HEAD START ON SUMMER FUN WITH A LITTLE FISHING. NEWS 8’S RYAN KRISTAFER JUMPED INTO A PAIR OF WADERS TO DEMONSTRATE FLY FISHING IN THIS MORNING’S CRUISIN’ CONNECTICUT.ALTHOUGH THE OPENING DAY FOR FISHING IS TWO WEEKS AWAY -ORVIS OF DARIEN IS GIVING US A FLY FISHING 101 CRASH COURSE THAT YOU CAN EXPERIENCE FOR YOURSELF! 3 BEING IN THE OUTDOORS IS JUST A PART OF MY LIFE AND IT’S JUST AN ENJOYMENT THAT I CAN’T REALLY PUT INTO WORDS.BEEN LIVING IN CONNECTICUT ALL MY LIFE.THE FISHING IN THIS AREA IS FANTASTIC AND IT’S AMAZING HOW MANY OPPORTUNITIES THERE ARE IN SUCH A CLOSE PROXIMITY. NOTHING LIKE GOING FISHING WHEN THERE’S SNOW ON THE GROUND, HUH?IT’S A LITTLE COLD BUT THERE’S JUST NOT AS MANY PEOPLE OUT SOMETIMES, YA KNOW? SO MORE FISH FOR US, RIGHT? MORE FISH FOR YOU, MORE FISH FOR ME.WHAT KIND OF FISH ARE YOU CATCHING THIS TIME OF YEAR? THIS TIME OF THE YEAR IT’S MOSTLY TROUT.WHAT WE’RE ACTUALLY GOING TO DO IS WE’RE GOING TO PULL OUT THE FLY LINE HERE THE COLORED LINE, YEA KEEP GOING, KEEP GOING UNTIL YOU GET TO THAT GREEN LINE. IT’S A MAGIC TRICK.HAHA, YUP. YOU’RE JUST GOING TO SLIDE THE LINE THROUGH.HOW ABOUT THESE NECKLACES, THESE ARE PRETTY TRENDY HUH?RIGHT. THIS IS WHAT WE CALL A LANYARD, WE HAVE SOME CUTTERS, AND A LITTLE FLY BOX.I’M GOING TO MAKE A SMOOTH ACCELERATION, TO AN ABRUPT STOP. SMOOTH ACCELERATION, TO AN ABRUPT STOP. SMOOTH TO ABRUPT STOP AND THE LINE GOES OUT FRONT.SHOULD I MOVE OUT SO I DON’T HIT YOU IN THE FACE HERE?NO YOU’RE OKAY, I’VE BEEN HIT BEFORE BUT THAT’S OK.NICE. I GOT A BITE HERE?DO YA? GET EM, GET EM, YOU’RE ON. LEARN MORE ABOUT ORVIS’ FLY FISHING CLASSES AT ORVIS DOT COM THROUGH THIS PROGRAM, THEY ADD ON AVERAGE, A THOUSAND NEW FLY FISHERMEN TO THE WATERS EVERY YEAR. YOU CAN WATCH ALL OF

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