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Outdoor Introduction: Backcountry Fishing

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Outdoor Introduction: Backcountry Fishing

Outdoor UW & Hoofers
Tuesday, April 19
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Memorial Union | Mendota Lodge, Lower Level
Course Price: $3
An introduction to Backcountry Fishing that will make you more comfortable and excited for your next adventure!

Have you ever wanted to catch and cook your own fish dinner during an outdoor adventure? You’re going to need to learn some of the basics of backcountry fishing first. Come join our intro to backcountry fishing, where we will talk about the tools you need to catch fish while backpacking (fly fishing, spin fishing, and handline fishing), the anatomy and tips for river fishing, fish ID, and how to clean and cook fish while in the backcountry. 

Upon completion of this class, a student will:

  • Learn about and get hands on practice with portable tools you need to catch fish while backpacking 
    • fly fishing
    • spin fishing
    • handline fishing
  • Identify places where fish hide in a river
  • Share tips for casting and targeting these places in a river/lake,
  • Gain knowledge of fish ID
  • Learn how to clean and cook fish while in the backcountry

Have you ever wanted to catch and cook your own fish dinner during an outdoor adventure? You’re going to need to learn some of the basics of backcountry fishing first. Come join our intro to backcountry fishing, where we will talk about the tools you need to catch fish while backpacking (fly fishing, spin fishing, and handline fishing), the anatomy and tips for river fishing, fish ID, and how to clean and cook fish while in the backcountry. 

Upon completion of this class, a student will:

  • Learn about and get hands on practice with portable tools you need to catch fish while backpacking 
    • fly fishing
    • spin fishing
    • handline fishing
  • Identify places where fish hide in a river
  • Share tips for casting and targeting these places in a river/lake,
  • Gain knowledge of fish ID
  • Learn how to clean and cook fish while in the backcountry

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(608) 262-1630

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