Pennsylvania AFI Intro to Fly Fishing
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Jun 22 - Jun 23
Starting at 12pm
WHERE
Susquehannock State Forest
Coudersport, PA

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event_title: Pennsylvania AFI Intro to Fly Fishing

event_time_zone: America/New_York

event_start: June 22, 2024 12:00

event_duration: 1440

event_end: June 23, 2024 12:00

event_address: 3150 E 2nd St, Coudersport, PA 16915, United States

event_description: Pennsylvania AFI is hosting an Intro to Fly Fishing Workshop!Why You Should Want to Attend:The Armed Forces Initiative is the BHA program focused on creating conservationists within the military community. Andy Lehman is our new Pennsylvania AFI Liaison and is hosting this workshop. Come meet Andy and the Pennsylvania AFI team and learn how to get involved in conservation in PA.What is it:Pennsylvania AFI is partnering with PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to offer an overnight introduction to fly fishing program in the Susquehannock State Forest. Day 1 will introduce participants to the ecosystem management concepts utilized in the Susquehannock State Forest and will include a land-based introduction to fly fishing program. On Day 2, AFI & DCNR Mentors will host attendees in the field while we explore and fish wild trout streams. This program will also cover - how angling affects conservation in PA, what is the North American model of conservation, and how fly fishing is a part of the rich outdoor history of PA.*This is an overnight tent camping event. Registered participants will be asked to supply their own tent and camping gear. Additional details will be provided to registered participants prior to the event.*Attendees can expect to learn:- how to target wild trout on the fly- partnerships involved in the conservation and management of wild trout streams-Tenets of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation- How becoming a conservationist is a natural fit for the military community- and more... When is it:June 22nd 12PM - June 23rd 12PM Where is it:Susquehannock State Forest(Specific location will be provided to selected participants via email.) Who can attend:- This event is open to all members of the military community(Active duty, Reserves, National Guard, Veterans, and Gold Star families)- You do not need to be a BHA member to attend (but we sure would appreciate it if you were)This Event is LIMITED TO 10 Participants, please complete the application via the link in the RSVP confirmation email. For any questions, please contact Pennsylvania AFI Liaison Andy Lehman paafibackcountryhunters.orgorAFI_SkillsbridgeBackcountryhunters.orgAll experience levels are welcome and encouraged to apply. Come see why BHAs Armed Forces Initiative is the fastest-growing outdoor program for the militarycommunity and help bring more folks outdoors in PA.

Pennsylvania AFI Intro to Fly Fishing

Pennsylvania AFI is hosting an Intro to Fly Fishing Workshop!

Why You Should Want to Attend:

The Armed Forces Initiative is the BHA program focused on creating conservationists within the military community. Andy Lehman is our new Pennsylvania AFI Liaison and is hosting this workshop. Come meet Andy and the Pennsylvania AFI team and learn how to get involved in conservation in PA.

What is it:

Pennsylvania AFI is partnering with PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to offer an overnight introduction to fly fishing program in the Susquehannock State Forest. Day 1 will introduce participants to the ecosystem management concepts utilized in the Susquehannock State Forest and will include a land-based introduction to fly fishing program. On Day 2, AFI & DCNR Mentors will host attendees in the field while we explore and fish wild trout streams. This program will also cover - how angling affects conservation in PA, what is the North American model of conservation, and how fly fishing is a part of the rich outdoor history of PA.

*This is an overnight tent camping event. Registered participants will be asked to supply their own tent and camping gear. Additional details will be provided to registered participants prior to the event.*

Attendees can expect to learn:

- how to target wild trout on the fly
- partnerships involved in the conservation and management of wild trout streams
-Tenets of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation
- How becoming a conservationist is a natural fit for the military community
- and more...

 

When is it:

June 22nd 12PM - June 23rd 12PM

 

Where is it:

Susquehannock State Forest

(Specific location will be provided to selected participants via email.)

 

Who can attend:

- This event is open to all members of the military community

(Active duty, Reserves, National Guard, Veterans, and Gold Star families)

- You do not need to be a BHA member to attend 

(but we sure would appreciate it if you were)

This Event is LIMITED TO 10 Participants, please complete the application via the link in the RSVP confirmation email.

 

For any questions, please contact Pennsylvania AFI Liaison Andy Lehman @

[email protected]

or

[email protected]

All experience levels are welcome and encouraged to apply. Come see why BHA's Armed Forces Initiative is the fastest-growing outdoor program for the military
community and help bring more folks outdoors in PA.

WHEN
June 22, 2024 at 12:00pm - June 23, 2024
WHERE
Susquehannock State Forest
3150 E 2nd St
Coudersport, PA 16915
United States
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CONTACT
Andy Lehman ·
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