Written by: Kenneth Reaves, Professional Angler & Writer – Perfect Captain Fishing in West Virginia shouldn’t take a back seat
Ten craft workshops are offered. Topics are basketry, quilting, fly fishing, wood turning, creative writing, watercolors, woodcarving, blacksmithing, stained glass and playing the bowed psaltery. Call 877-426-8056 for details.
Week-long workshops at beautiful Cedar Lakes Conference Center feature fly fishing, wool art needle felting, blacksmith knife making, woodturning and twig furniture. Call Marsha Humphrey at 304-372-7860 for details.
Come see the newest inventory of RVs, boats, and ATVs. Explore the new outdoor adventure zones for travel destinations, golfing, fly fishing, kayaking, biking, and much more. New! MedExpress Adventure Challenge Passport: Visit Adventure Challenge Stations including catch-and-release trout pond, disc golf, archery tag, first tee golf range and Cute Critter Duck Pond. Admission $7; free to children 12 and under.
Come see the newest inventory in RVs, boats, and ATVs. Explore the new outdoor adventure zones for travel destinations, golfing, fly fishing, kayaking, biking, and much more. New! MedExpress Adventure Challenge Passport: visit Adventure Challenge stations including catch-and-release trout pond, disc golf, archery tag, first tee golf range and the Cute Critter Duck Pond. Cost $7; free to children 12 and under.
A Fly Fishing Clinic at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park includes discussion on equipment, history, insects, fly tying and culminates in a day of fishing in a local trout stream in Pocahontas County, one of the premier trout fishing areas in the state. Location may be the Elk River or Shaver's Fork areas to be determined. The instructor is Bill Healy. Fishing license required (WV Fishing license with trout and national forest stamps.) Visit wvfish.com for license purchases. Workshop cost is $200 per person and includes instruction, fly tying equipment (attendees keep equipment), materials for fly making, Saturday lunch, and transportation to the fly fishing location. $150 if attendee brings own tying equipment. House rental at Cass not included, however, attendees are extended a 10% discount on rentals. Call for reservation for Company House rentals and to register for the Fly Fishing Clinic Weekend.
Learn the fundamentals of fly casting, equipment selection, and basic knots in this one day class. Come out and learn the basics of fly fishing from one of the top fly fishermen in West Virginia. Jack Bell won the State Fly Casting Championship for both distance and accuracy (1975-1979). This is an all-day class so please bring a brown bag lunch. Visitor Center. Min. 6 Max. 20 PFMF members $85, Non- members $95. Register on line www.prickettsfort.org/shop or call (304) 363-3030.