2023 Classes & Clinics

Last update Mar 2, 2023  (3 rd knot clinic added)
(Revised dates in red)

Below is a list of free classes and clinics available to club members, material costs extra when applicable. If you have suggestions for other classes or clinics please contact Eric Palmer to discuss your ideas. Look for specifics on classes and clinics on the message board here and in future Leader articles.    You can sign up for all events at monthly meetings, or by contacting the event leaders by email or phone. Members only, no guests please.

(All clinics are at the Folsom Lake clubhouse unless otherwise noted. Dark blue indicates a clickable link for more info.)

Topic Date Contact 
Click blue link below for more info. Changed dates in red. Click name to sign up for clinic. Provide full name, email and cell#.
Fly Tying Jam – a monthly event 3rd Tuesday of the month. Jim Holmes, John Peterson
Rod Building with Larry Lee On request, see Larry. Larry Lee
Net Building with Art and Michael 2023 classes are full, see Art re/ getting on stand-by list. Art Hawkins, Michael Kaul
Drift boat rowing with Mike Bean Resuming Feb 2023, see Mike. Mike Bean, fishing guide
Fundamental Knots Mar 16, 2023 (Thur) Jim Degnan
Knots “Tune-Up” (refresher/practice) Mar 23, 2023 (Thur) Jim Degnan
Fundamental Knots repeat Apr 12, 2023 (Wed) Jim Degnan
Beginning Fly Tying 2023 date pending. Jim Holmes, John Peterson
Fly Fishing 101 (Intro to Fly Fishing) Feb 13 and 16 2023, in the clubhouse. Jim Holmes, John Peterson, Trevor Segelke.
Tenkara Fundamentals Sat May 20, 2023 John Pellegrin
Advanced Tenkara on the grass Sat Aug 12, 2323 John Pellegrin
Advanced Tenkara on the water Fri Aug 18, 2323 John Pellegrin
Casting clinics for all skill levels See monthly email bulletins. John Hogg and coaches
Selecting fly rods and lines 2023 date pending. John Hogg
Tying novelty flies – Wasps 2023 date pending. Michael Gervais
Try Float Tubing:  Test drive loaner gear on Fuller Lake before you buy. Summer 2023 date pending. Michael Kaul
Demystifying spey lines In the clubhouse, date pending. John Peterson
Intro to Spey Casting On the river, 2023 date pending. John Hogg and friends
Entomology Date pending. Terry Eggleston