MAY 2017 – Northeast Region – PA Clinic – May 12-14

May 12-14, 2017
Northeast Region Clinic – Lamar, PA
 PA Poster 2017

The 2017 USYFFT, Inc., competitive season will have its second clinic for the season in Pennsylvania, at the Sieg Center on Fishing Creek in Lamar, PA.  This site has been a staple in the Clinic scene for the USYFFT, and offers a variety of fishing conditions. The school facility, on the famous Fishing Creek, offers accommodations,  meals, and access to waters where the clinic will be held.

Registration for this clinic is now open.  Please use this link:

PA Clinic 2017 Registration

Clinic Details

                       NOTE:  DO NOT RELY ON Google Maps or other GPS for directions to this facility. 

                      Please use the directions printed here:

Sieg Directions

Contacts

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

Ken Crane, Team Manager, kcrane377@gmail.com

Josh Miller, Northeast Regional Coach, joshpgh@gmail.com

Check-In
1 pm on Friday, May 12.  If your youth will be arriving later,  please contact Ken Crane with an estimated arrival time.

Check-Out
1 pm on Sunday, May 14

Tentative Agenda and Instructors

TBD

Specifics

Cost is $350.00.  Payment must be received prior to Clinic start.

Payment may be made through the Team website, using this link for PayPal.

Note:  Be sure to note in PayPal the youth angler’s name in the text box

Angler name:


Or, you may send a check, made payable to

The US Youth Fly Fishing Team, Inc.

P.O. Box 751

State College, PA  16804

ATTN:  John Ford, President, PA Clinic 2017

 

Registration will be open until slots are filled, and expected to be received by May 5, 2017.

Once applicant is accepted, an email confirmation will be sent with the appropriate forms and submission requirements.  Required forms will be made available once the applicant is accepted for the clinic.

All anglers, age 16 and older, must have a valid PA fishing license and trout stamp:  http://www.fishandboat.com/Pages/default.aspx

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Additional information for the Clinic

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

  • Sleeping Bag and Pillow
  • Towel and Toiletries (toothpaste, shampoo, etc.)
  • Appropriate clothing
  • PFD (Personal Flotation 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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