2020 Northeast “Reel Girls” Clinic (Pennsylvania)
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2020 Northeast “Reel Girls” Clinic
Cancelled due to COVID-19, There are no plans to reschedule in 2020.
June 16-18, 2020
Port Matilda, PA
Girls, ages 12-18, at all levels of fishing ability are welcome to attend.
Due to the generosity of RBFF TakeMeFishing.org will be able to offer this program at a reduced cost. Your registration fee holds your place and will be reimbursed after your successful completion of the Clinic.
Instructors will lead a two-day clinic teaching basic and more advanced concepts of fly fishing.
The clinic will include time on the stream to try those skills and education on waterways conservation.
Instructors will work with the youth to develop strengths and competencies which will be valuable in building youth confidence. The Clinic will follow an agenda that will be developed by the instructors to introduce the sport, including equipment, flies, reading the waters, and provide time on the stream to practice. A short conservation program is included in each USYFFT Clinic. We will work to provide a quality experience and to encourage new anglers to the sport.
We will provide educational materials on conservation efforts, tied to an actual stream-side participatory session (fish census, aquatic plant life, riparian restoration), and event related material.
We will provide rods, reels, line and flies to practice with.
The Clinic will provide food (breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks and drinks) and lodging for 20 participants
Please note that anglers age 16 and older must have a valid PA Fishing License with Trout Stamp. Please see the PA Fish and Boat Commission website for full details and license application: Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Fishing License
PAY FIRST – THEN IMMEDIATELY FILL OUT FORM
***Registration will be on a first come, first served basis. Priority will be given to those that have paid, and completed the form at this link:. PAY FIRST – THEN IMMEDIATELY FILL OUT FORM ***
(Edited 1/31/20 to reconnect the link)
IMPORTANT: Put Angler Name in the “Additional Information/Order Notes on the checkout page of your order.
If registration is full, you won’t be able to pay for your admission to the clinic – Fill out the google form, and you will be added to the wait list. If space becomes available, we will arrange payment with you.
Godspeed Events & Lodging
7897 S Eagle Valley Rd, Port Matilda, PA 16870
June 16, 2020
TBD Note: Please let us know if your youth angler will be arriving late.
June 18, 2020
Additional information for the Clinic
Each angler is expected to bring the following items. This is a minimum. Please contact the Team Manager with specific questions.
- Towel and Toiletries (toothpaste, shampoo, etc.)
- Appropriate clothing
- PFD (Personal Flotation Devices) are encouraged at all US Youth events
- Chest waders, waders and/or boots
- Polarized Sunglasses (to see the fish and for eye protection)
- Hat- for sun protection and helping with spotting fish
- Bug Spray
- Sun Screen
- Sleeping Bag and Pillow
Deb Ridgeway, Team Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org