Fly Fishing 101

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April 28, 2013

10:30am- 12:30pm.

Alley Pond Environmental Center


Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$16 Adult; $7 children Ages 8-12 with a paying adult

Event description: What is fly fishing? It's not about catching flies at all! Come learn the techniques of fly fishing from a seasoned veteran. Participants will learn all about the equipment, casting, knots, rigging and everything else involved in this very interesting and graceful type of fishing. This program is geared towards all who are interested in the art of fly fishing from beginning to end and want to explore all the equipment used in a safe and comfortable environment. All equipment will be supplied, and participants are asked to wear a hat and a pair of sunglasses to the program. Pre-Registration required(Note: children 8-12 years old must be accompanied by a participating adult)

Address: 228-06 Northern Blvd.
Douglaston, NY 11362
Phone: 718-229-4000

About Alley Pond Environmental Center

Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: Yes

The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.

Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past. 

Play area: No
Party room: No


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