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Comming Up: Fly Fishing Course 23rd February 2017 (Read More)

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March 2017

Mohaka  Club Trips -March and April

As last year’s trip was so successful and well attended we will be offering two trips to the Mohaka this year -March  24-25-26 and April 21-22-23 so no reason to miss a trip .

 Once again based at Mountain Valley Lodge on McVicars Road. We have the bunk houses booked again plus there are cabins, caravan sites and tent sites to cater for everyone. Please check their website for prices and facilities, if you are not planning on using the bunk houses you will need to book your own accommodation.

The Mohaka has water for everyone from beginners to Advanced Fly Fisherman so it caters to all levels of experience and there will be tuition for those new to River Fishing.

Please let me know ASAP if you plan on attending and accommodation requirements.

Convenor    Larry Ware  –     larry@artcity.co.nz   or 027 645 544

A to Z Fly Fishing Course Reviews

On the recently run course, three of the students hooked their first ever trout on a fly, here is some comments from the students;

“Six weeks ago if you told me I was going to catch a trout fly fishing, on a lake I had never heard of, I beg you might forgive my lack of faith.”

Over the six week course, which was held on a Thursday evening at the clubhouse, Roger and his team of invited tutors, did an amazing job of unveiling the mystique that sometimes is associated with fly fishing.For me, the session on Entomology stood out…….such huge enthusiasm and knowledge, from such an unassuming expert, was fantastic.However, the fly tying sessions gained huge praise from other participants………….. the knot tying session, was also fantastic…..very simple, clear instruction, which made you feel like you could achieve it, and was supported with great resources.”

The course was absolutely amazing not only was the content extremely informative but the delivery from Roger and other members was fantastic displaying at all times a tremendous amount of passion towards fly fishing.

I felt extremely at ease to ask any question as silly as I felt that it may have been and always received a warm inviting answer. At the first practical day after a few hours I felt for the first time ever the loading of the rod which reminded me of the first time I rode a bike although it did take both Joe and Roger after everybody left a little time to get me there. On the second practical day at Lake Okaro, I was lucky enough to get more one on one tuition, with Dave spending all morning helping me to understand the techniques of fly fishing.”