LAFF is for Ladies

Ladies About Fly Fishing (LAFF) is (july 21) workshop for women to learn from Paula Fothergill, a renowned guide and teacher for Casting for Recovery who has also served as president of the Ferdinand Hayden Chapter in the Roaring Fork Valley. The LAFF workshop is sponsored by Purgatoire River Anglers and will be held Saturday, July 21, 2010, from  8am – 4pm at Monument Lake Resort in Weston CO. (Monument Lake is about an hour west of Trinidad CO). Download a workshop flyer.

In addition to Purgatoire River Anglers volunteers, Paula will be assisted by Ken Neubecker, immediate past president of Colorado TU and Executive Director of the Western Rivers Institute, who will provide instruction in entomology.

Workshop Agenda 8:00 – 9:00 Registration, continental breakfast and introductions 9:00 – 12:00 Basic fly fishing, knot tying, entomology, wading safety 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch 1:00 to 4:00 Fly casting instruction

The registration deadline is June 15th, but class size is limited so register soon!

To register, contact: Joanie Muzzulin ( 719-846-7307

Fly fishing equipment will be provided, but please bring:

  • A Colorado fishing license (required)
  • Your own fly rod if you have one "ready to go"
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Insect repellent & sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Bandana
  • Layered clothing for varying temperatures

(Make check payable to: Purgatoire River Anglers)

To arrange for a carpool from Trinidad, leaving at 7 a.m,, contact Sara Ferguson at 719-859-0814.