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Clinics & Events
Our Clinics and Events set the
Stage for Your Fishing Adventure!
Take part in fun clinics and events designed especially for you to get the most our of your next fishing adventure. Join us regularly for hands-on, educational clinics in-shop, and join us in the Alpharetta community as we sponsor local events. All of our informative clinics are held at our downtown Alpharetta location.
You will find our upcoming clinic and event dates and times listed below! Feel free to call our shop at 678-762-0027 with any questions about a clinic or event.
Upcoming Schedule - 2018
Bugs and Suds *FREE*
Wednesday April 18th, 6-9pm
Bugs and Suds is a gathering of tiers sitting down to tie flies, swap stories, and enjoy a cold beverage. Bring your vice, tools, and tying materials and we'll provide the rest. This month's event will be hosted at the shop. Come one come all!
Flyfishing 101 *FREE*
Thursday April 19th, 7-9pm
Have you ever thought about trying your hand at flyfishing but didn't know where to begin? Our popular Flyfishing 101 clinic is the perfect opportunity to learn about this exciting and enjoyable sport! In this free two-hour clinic, you'll explore the basics of flyfishing:
* What is fly fishing?
* How do I cast a fly rod?
* What kind of gear will I need?
* What about flies...which ones do I need?
* Where can I fish, and what will I catch?
This clinic is presented by noted fly fishing teacher and author Steve Hudson. Steve has led fly fishing clinics from Alaska to Florida and has taught hundreds of people the art of fly fishing. He's also the author of more than 20 books, including the acclaimed "101" series of introductory fly fishing guides.
"Discover Chattahoochee Headwaters Trout" Clinic *FREE*
Thursday April 26th, 7-9pm
The upper Chattahoochee headwaters offer a wide variety of trout fishing experiences. Whether your passion is pursuing tiny wild fish on remote backcountry water or fishing for stocked trout near developed campsites or close to the road (or even right in the middle of the town of Helen!) the headwaters region has plenty of trout fishing excitement in store -- and in this seminar you'll learn what you need to know to get in on the excitement yourself!
This clinic is presented by Steve Hudson, author of the recently published guidebook CHATTHAHOOCHEE TROUT, and it will give you a look at the public-water trout fishing that awaits you in the headwaters of the Hooch. You'll learn about the area and its trout...and about how the fisheries we find there today came to be. You'll learn about the gear and flies you'll need when fishing different stretches, you'll see how to read and interpret the water you see so you can put that gear to good use. You'll discover proven headwaters tactics and strategies, and you'll even get a glimpse of some of the adventures you might encounter along the way.
Whether you are fishing with the kids or want a day of backcountry solitude, the Chattahoochee headwaters has something just for you! Bring a friend...and get ready to discover a side of the Chattahoochee River that you may have never seen before!
Copies of Steve's book CHATTAHOOCHEE TROUT will be available, and the author will be glad to sign your copy.
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Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Instructor
Steve Hudson has been fly fishing for more than four decades. An award-winning journalist, he's written extensively about fly fishing and fly tying. He is the author of many books and creator of several best-selling tying kits. All of Steve's products can be found here. To contact Steve directly, you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit ChattahoocheeMedia.com.