SENIOR COLLEGE OPTIONS PROGRAMME
Art and Culture
Career Entry Skills
Introduction to Fly Fishing
Weeks 1 - 3: St Andrew's College - location on field or in classroom TBA
Weeks 4 - 6: Waimakariri River and tributaries
Areas of study:
- What is a good fly rod and the right fly line;
- Reading the water;
- What flies to use;
- Fly casting;
- Fishing excursions;
- Gear provided.
Training Provider: Jack Kos
Jack Kos (below) is a 'fly-fishing obsessive' who is currently completing a PhD in History on the Introduction of Trout to New Zealand. When he is not researching trout in archives or old newspapers he is usually found miles up a backcountry river with a pack on his back and a rod in his hand.
Training Fee: $300.00 including transport and gear hire.
Class Size: 6-10 students