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    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Women’s Learn To Fly Fish Weekend Follow Up

    We recently had our Women’s Weekend Learn to Fly Fish Retreat and what a weekend we had!  We teamed with theFraser’s River Edge in Chilliwack, BC on the Fraser River to host seven up-and-coming Fly Gals, teaching them how to cast, tie knots, and catch fish…..
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    The incredible view from the lodge.
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    Breakfast prepared by Mike and Adriana Jones (owners of the lodge).
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    A happy cheer!
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    Hmmmm.  Trophy fish?  Hardly…
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    On our way to the river.  Weekend motto; “what happens on the river, stays on the river”.
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    The Fraser River waiting for us to cause a major disruption.
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    Setting up.
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    Some of the lovely ladies getting ready to learn.
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    Yes, I know knots are boring, but believe me when I tell you that you’ll need this info one day!
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    Seriously, you’re going to need this info today…..attention please.
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    Getting serious.
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    Oh, what concentration.
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    Passing the knowledge on (this is how it all begins folks!)
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    On to the casting.
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    Looking like I’m threatening to shoot whoever doesn’t listen.
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    Demonstrating a bad stroke.
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    Then showing why it’s so bad.
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    Hmmm.  Yeah, I think we’ll stick to doing it our way.
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    So we spread out down the river and prepare to catch some Pink salmon.
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    Yes!
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    Love it!
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    So cute!
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    Oh dear.
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    I am woman hear me roar.
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    Landing a little hen.
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    First fish gets a kiss!
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    Scrappy little female, the fish was a fighter too  ; )
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    Oops.  Perhaps there are some leaks that simply can’t be fixed.
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    Rowdy girls.
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    A sunset marks a perfect evening.
    We will be making this an annual event.  For more information on booking a space, email me at april@flygal.ca
    Posted by April Vokey on October 5, 2010

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