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Our second day is coming up!  2014-03-14 (next Friday, the 14th of March, 2014)

Day 2 (2014-03-14) - Fly casting
          In the hallway is what we did last year.

I will pick up 5 rods from George on Monday.  We have about 30 kids in each of these 3 classes.  A couple of inexpensive fly rods added to the bunch will help us split the group up better.  I have an Ugly Stick, and an Echo we can use. 

Let me know if you are still in the group.

Details, via e-mail, on when, and where will go out next Monday to our illustrious volunteers.

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To fish, or not to fish?  What a stupid question!

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Volunteers, please step forward.

We had a great time last year, and expect to do so again.

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George brought 5 of the club rods to the fly tying class last night.

5 rods + 30 kids + 45 minutes = Fun filled chaos.

I plan to bring a couple of my "expendables" with me also.

Who is up for casting class?

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John P. and Mike G. volunteered, and this went well.  The coffee and scones were Nilo's idea.

John P. brought the Redington training rods that Marcos E. was able to find for us, due to Mike G.'s prodding.  Considering that we were casting in a hallway, this worked better than expected.  OK, Mike was right..  again

Each class was split into 2 parts, giving us 20 minutes with each group of 3-6 students each. Some of the students were a natural, others will need more coaching, but all of them had fun.  There were quite a few students that were not in the class that tried to get in on the hallway casting.  The police officers, other teachers, trash cans, all were targets for delivering the "fly"

I'll ask for some of the pictures and get them up soon.

Our (TFF) next time in front of this same group is 2014-04-11 (April 11th, 2014), and the event will be fly tying.  We will have 40 minutes to tie a fly, with people that have never touched a vise, or bobbin. 

Any, and all, help will be appreciated.

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George brought 5 of the club rods to the fly tying class last night.

IIRC, there are 7 rods. Anyone know where the other 2 are?