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Fly Fishing 101 – Louisville

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location: PNC Achievement Center, Parklands of Floyds Fork Google Map Link

Date/Time: June 22, 2024 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

DCFF Point of Contact:  John Froehlich, wolleybugger9014@gmail.com, 270-314-0362

Description:  This event is offered by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife in partnership with Derby City Fly Fishers and The Parklands of Floyds Fork.  Join us and learn the basics of fly-fishing including rod and reel setups, casting, fly types, basic gear, and knot tying. Attendees will have the opportunity to join a mentored fly-fishing trip. This class is free to attend, but you must have a valid Kentucky fishing license. All equipment is provided. 

Note: To participate as a student you must register with KDFWR for this event (must be 16 or older to register or be accompanied by an adult.)  The event is limited to 25 participants – first come, first serve. Click here to register.

We will need volunteers from DCFF to help with instruction.  You can volunteer by clicking hereNOTE:  You do not have to register for the event above – that is for students only.


June 22
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
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Parklands of Floyds Fork
1411 Beckley Creek Parkway
Louisville, KY 40245 United States
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