Fly Fishing Clinics

2019 Fly Fishing Clinics open to Atlanta Fly Fishing Club Members

NOTES:

  1. Clinic dates are set by the on-water clinic leaders. Many factors go into setting the clinic dates including the upcoming weather forecast, water release schedules, club fly fishing trips, club casting clinics, and AFFC event participation (such as the Atlanta Fly Fishing Show in February). Every attempt will be made to minimize date conflicts.
  2. The number of participants for each clinic will be set by the clinic leader(s).
  3. Clinic updates will take place via AFFC Yahoo!Groups email. Watch your inbox!
  4. Clinic dates may change once set based on extenuating circumstances. See (first bullet) EVERY clinic participant must be current on their annual club dues.

Download latest version (January 31, 2018) of schedule here:Members Signed up AFFC On-Water Clinics

Date Fly Fishing Session Location Clinic Leader
March 16 Successful Striper Strategies on Lake Lanier Lake Lanier Chuck Bishirijian

Jim Harvey

April 6 On-Stream Entomology & Bug-to-Fly Choice Connection  Amicalola DH Diane Minick

Ken Louko

May 4 Depth & Speed — Controlling Your Fly Presentations Ami DH or Jones Bridge  Ken Louko
June 8 Euro Nymphing vs. The Mono Rig Ami DH or Jones Bridge Frank Gordon

Ken Louko

July 13 Fly Fishing for ‘Hooch Stripers ‘Hooch below Morgan Falls Dam Karl Kortemeier

Matt Donaghey

Aug Fly Fishing for River Bass (Shoal Bass) ‘Hooch DH Taylor LeBlanc
TBD Midge Fishing for Picky Trout: Techniques & Tactics ‘Hooch below Buford Dam JD Forrester

Al Moore

Fall From The Five Casting Essentials to Presentation Jones Bridge Park Ken Louko
Fall Float Tube or Kayak? — Pros and Cons of each Method TBD TBD
Fall Fly Presentations (Dry Flies, Nymphs, and Streamers) TBD TBD
Fall Wading Strategies & Evaluating your Approach TBD TBD
Fall Deaf Drift Indicator Presentations vs. Tight Line Nymphing TBD TBD

 

2018 Fly Fishing Clinics open to Atlanta Fly Fishing Members

* Confirmed Clinic Leaders
** Beginner and Intermediate clinics (promoted at the Atlanta Fly Fishing Show).

NOTES:

  1. Clinic dates are set by the on-water clinic leaders. Many factors go into setting the clinic dates including the upcoming weather forecast, water release schedules, club fly fishing trips, club casting clinics, and AFFC event participation (such as the Atlanta Fly Fishing Show in February). Every attempt will be made to minimize date conflicts.
  2. The number of participants for each clinic will be set by the clinic leader(s).
  3. Clinic updates will take place via AFFC Yahoo!Groups email. Watch your inbox!
  4. Clinic dates may change once set based on extenuating circumstances. See (first bullet) EVERY clinic participant must be current on their annual club dues.

Download latest version (January 31, 2018) of schedule here:Members Signed up AFFC On-Water Clinics

Date Fly Fishing Session Location Trip Leader
Jan  20 & 27 Midge Fishing for Trout ‘Hooch (Buford Dam),PFD Required JD Forrester
Feb 24 Fishing the ‘Hooch DH  ‘Hooch DH Area Terry Shikano
Mar Beginner Fly Fishing Class **(Beginner/Relatively New Fly Anglers) ‘Hooch DH Area  TBD
Late Mar Fly Fishing for Stripers & Kentucky Spotted Bass Lake Sidney Lanier (Boats ride provided) Chuck Bishirjian Ken Louko
Apr Dry Fly Presentations
Casting w/12-14’ Leaders & Mastering the Reach Cast
‘Hooch – Settles Bridge  JD Forrester
May Intermediate Fly Fishing Class **
(Intermediate Skills Members)
‘Hooch – Jones Bridge  
Jun 2 On-Stream Entomology Clinic Noontootla Creek Farms (Ellijay)  Ken Louko
Late Jun Fly Fishing for ‘Hooch River Stripers Float ‘Hooch DH
(Via Kayak or Float Tube)
Karl Kortemeier
Jul 2018 Fly Fishing for Shoal Bass  ‘Hooch –  DH Area Terry Shikano
Aug 2018 Fly Fishing for Carp ‘Hooch
(Bull Sluice Lake) (Requires Kayak or Boat)
Karl Kortemeier
Sep 2018 (None Scheduled)    
Oct 2018 Introduction to Trout Spey and Single Hand Spey ‘Hooch (Jones Bridge) Ken Louko
Nov 2018 Fly Fishing for Stripers & Kentucky Spotted Bass Lake Sidney Lanier (Boat ride provided) Chuck Bishirjian & Ken Louko
Dec 2018 (None Scheduled)