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Fly fishing: What is it, and why is it so popular?

Fly fishing, one of the most enduring and enchanting pursuits in the world, is finding legions of new followers during the coronavirus pandemic. Jeff Glor looks at the birthplace of American fly fishing, and spends time with a writer who has been at it for over 50 years, and the Queen of American fly fishing, who has been practicing for over nine decades.

2020-09-15T16:58:22-04:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: CWA News|Tags: , |

CWA Zoom Meetup August 24

CWA hosts fly fishing guide Debbie Gillespie of Davidson River Outfitters in Pisgah Forest, NC. Debbie is in her 5th year guiding for Davidson River Outfitters where she offers wade and float trips for trout, as well as float trips for smallmouth bass and musky. She will present on some of western NC's more well-known trout streams.
2020-08-29T21:15:18-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: CWA News|Tags: |

CWA Zoom Meetup June 6

Please join us for our CWA Zoom virtual meetup on June 6, 2020 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM featuring "Flies Made Simple: Finding a Friend in your Fly Box" presented by Casey Peltier. CWA Secretary Casey Peltier will show you the simple way to figure out what’s in your fly box and how to use it, what to say when you go to a fly shop to buy more, and how to approach fly tying without tears. Casey will also demonstrate how to tie a wet fly. Don’t forget to bring your fly box to the Meetup!
2020-06-16T12:36:10-04:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: CWA News|Tags: |

CWA Zoom Meetup May 28

Please join us for our CWA Zoom virtual meetup on May 28, 2020 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm featuring "Fly Tying & Tactics for Trout Fishing" presented by Bryan Donoway. CWA hosts local Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide, Bryan Donoway, from Flys In Disguise as he ties some of his favorite euro nymph trout patterns. He will also be talking tactics and techniques to find and catch these fish.
2020-06-03T12:07:04-04:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: CWA News|Tags: |

CWA Zoom Meetup May 14

Please join us for our CWA Zoom virtual meetup on May 14, 2020 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm featuring "Chasing Chrome: Intro to Steelhead Fishing" presented by Rachel Dagovitz. Rachel will provide an introduction to steelhead fishing and discuss what she is learning about fishing for steelhead in the region.

2020-04-30T15:29:24-04:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: CWA News|Tags: |

CWA Zoom Meetup May 7

Please join us for our CWA Zoom virtual meetup on May 7, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm featuring "Fly Tying & Tactics: Snakehead & Trout Fishing" presented by Bryan Donoway. CWA hosts local Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide, Bryan Donoway, from Flys In Disguise as he ties some of his favorite euro nymph trout and snakehead patterns. He will also be talking tactics and techniques to find and catch these fish.

2020-05-11T15:40:37-04:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: CWA News|Tags: |
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