2024 Classes & Workshops

Last update Feb 13, 2024 (Added 2nd Fundamental Knots)

(New/revised dates in red)

Click here for the full curriculum list of fly-fishing topics available free to GBF members.
Some may have a small materials charge.

Below are the fly fishing classes & workshops available free to club members, material costs extra when applicable. If you have new ideas
for a class please contact Eric Palmer. Some classes or workshops may have additional info. on our message board here.

You can register for all events by using the Register button below or from the event calendar.
Club members only, no guests please.

(Most classes are at the Folsom Lake clubhouse unless otherwise noted. Dark blue indicates a clickable link with more info.)

Topic Date Contact Sign up
Click links below for more info New/revised dates in red
Fly Tying Jam – a monthly event 3rd Tuesday of the month in clubhouse Jim Holmes, John Peterson Just show up!
Rod Building with Larry Lee On request year ’round, see Larry Larry Lee Email Larry
All about fly rods, lines and leader Jan 30, 2024, Raley’s Granite Bay John Hogg Register
Net Building with Art and Michael 2024 classes are full but registrations remain open for the stand-by list. Art Hawkins, Michael Kaul Register
Casting in the park for all skill levels. Monthly, 3rd Saturday of the month. See event calendar to register! Watch for eBlast emails. John Hogg/Rick Radoff and coaches Register
Drift boat rowing with Mike Bean Resuming Mar/Apr 2024, see Mike. Mike Bean, fishing guide Register
Fly Fishing 101 (Intro to Fly Fishing) Feb 12 & 15, 2024 (must attend  both sessions.)  Jim Holmes, John Peterson Register
Tenkara Collaborative Workshop #1 Mar 2, 2024, 10 am, Davies Pk. Folsom John Pellegrin Register
All about fly rods, lines and leader (Repeat from Jan 30) Mar 7, 2024, Raley’s Granite Bay John Hogg Register
Fundamental Knots Mar 21, 2024 (Thur) Jim Degnan Register
Fundamental Knots Mar 26, 2024 (Tue) Postponed to May Jim Degnan Register
Intermediate/Advanced Knots (refresher/practice) Mar 28, 2024 (Thur) Postponed to May Jim Degnan Register
Tenkara Collaborative Workshop #2 May 4, 2024, 10 am, Davies Pk. Folsom John Pellegrin Register
Tenkara Collaborative Workshop #3 July 6, 2024, 10 am, Davies Pk. Folsom John Pellegrin Register
Tenkara Collaborative Workshop $4 Sept 7, 2024, 10 am, Davies Pk. Folsom John Pellegrin Register
Tying novelty flies – Wasps 2024 date pending. Michael Gervais
Try Float Tubing:  Test drive loaner gear on Fuller Lake before you buy. 2024 date pending. Michael Kaul