Activities

Activities - 2016 Natchitoches Fishing Expo 

Fly Fishing 101 Workshop

Instructor: Mike Hawkins
Time: 10:00am - 12 noon
Registration: 8:30am to 10am at the Expo desk
Cost: $10

This workshop will cover the basics of fly fishing including tackle, leaders, and knots, with an emphasis on basic casting.  Bring your tackle if you have some, if not, the instructor will have rods and reels for use during the workshop.

About the Instructor
Mike Hawkins is a longtime member of the East Texas Fly Fishers, North Louisiana Fly Fishers, and International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF).   Mike is a certified Casting Instructor by the IFFF and routinely teaches fly fishing to beginners.
 

Advanced Fly Casting Workshop / IFFF Certification Prep

Instructor: Keith Richard
Time: 1:00am - 3:00pm
Registration: 8:30am to 12pm at the Expo desk
Cost: $35

This workshop will be an in-depth review of the International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) Certified Casting Instructor Exam which was updated in Spring, 2015. Anyone interested in improving their casting, learning about a wide range of casts, and understanding the principles of good casting are encouraged to sign up. You do not have to be working on your instructor certification to participate.

About the Instructor
Keith Richard is the founder and owner of the Camp Fly Fishing School in Breaux Bridge Louisiana which is in its' eight year of operation.  He is a Lifetime member of the International Federation of Fly Fishers. He is a certified Master Casting Instructor by the IFFF and presently serves on its' Casting Board of Governors.  Mr.Richard has traveled extensively across the US conducting fly casting workshops.  For information regarding the school or private casting lessons, check out the website, www.thecampflyfishingschool.com