Southeast Region Clinic

 

The USYFFT will return to the Nantahala Outdoor Center for the  Spring Clinic,  April 13-15, 2018

2018 Southeast Region – North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA 2018 REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

This clinic is now FULL

North Carolina (Nantahala) – April  13-15, 2018
Nantahala Outdoor Center
13077 W Hwy 19, Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone: (800) 232-7238
Map of NOC Campus

Contacts

Kalvin Kaloz, Head Coach, kalvin.kaloz@gmail.com

Gordon Vanderpool, Southeast Regional Coach, gordonvanderpool@gmail.com

Tucker Horne, Organizational Team Manager, jtuckerhorne@gmail.com

Josh Miller, Operational Team Manager, joshpgh@gmail.com

 

Cost is $200.00.  Payment must be received prior to Clinic start.

Once applicant is accepted, an email confirmation will be sent with the appropriate forms as needed.

Registration will be open until slots are filled, and expected to be received by April 1, 2018

You may pay through this PayPal link:


Enter Youth Angler’s name


You may also pay by check, made payable to The US Youth Fly Fishing Team, Inc. and sent to:

The US Youth Fly Fishing Team, Inc.

P.O. Box 751

State College, PA  16804

ATTN:  John Ford, President North Carolina Clinic

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Check-In
1 pm on Friday, April 13th (Kleinrath Hall).  Note: Please let us know if your youth angler will be arriving late.

Check-Out
1 pm on Sunday, April 15th (Kleinrath Hall).

 

Tentative Agenda and Instructors

TBD

 

Additional information for the Clinic

Each angler is expected to bring the following items.  This is a minimum.  Please contact the Event organizer with specific questions.

  • Sleeping Bag and Pillow
  • Towel and Toiletries (toothpaste, shampoo, etc.)
  • Appropriate clothing
  • PFD (Personal Floatation Devices) are encouraged at all US Youth events
  • Fly rod – 10 ft to 11ft  3 or 4wt is competition standard  9’ or longer rod will work in 5wt to 3wt. Appropriate line and reel to match.
  • Chest waders and boots
  • Chest Pack or Vest
  • Polarized Sunglasses (to see the fish and for eye protection)
  • Flies – a selection of dry flies, nymphs, terrestrials, and  streamers.  Subsurface flies should be weighted with lead and or copper and tungsten beads.  Manufactured barbless flies are preferred.  Please note – we will work on fly selection at the clinic.
  • Tapered leaders – some 9’ 3x,4x, and 5x factory tapered leaders are a good place to start.
  • Tippet – 3x through 6X fluorocarbon tippet.  We suggest Trout Hunter or RIO Products brands.
  • Hat- for sun protection and helping with spotting fish.
  • Rain Coat / Wading Jacket
  • Net – Frabill brand nets are the most often used.  http://frabill.com/landing-nets/trout-nets/3672.html
  • Bug Spray
  • Sun Screen
  • Fly Tying equipment and materials encouraged but not required

 

 

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