Youth Fly Fishing National Clinic in Manitoba

"Fly Fishing Canada, in conjunction with the Parkland Host Community of Roblin, MB will be conducting a youth fly fishing clinic near the village of Sandy Lake, MB, on May 22nd and 23rd, 2010. The event is the kick-off for the Canadian National Fly Fishing Championship Week to be held from May 27th-29th, based out of Roblin, MB.

 Participants will be instructed in the art of loch style fly fishing, which is practiced on stillwaters throughout the world during competitions, along with other valuable  fly fishing techniques. Youths of all sexes between the ages of 13 and 18, from anywhere in Canada, are invited to attend. Among the many instructors available will be the gold medal team from the 2009 Canadian Nationals and the Soldier Palmers Ream Quantum, a team made up of British Military on R&R from Afghanistan and crossing the Atlantic to participate in the 2010 National Fly Fishing Championships. Boats will be provided for training, as well as some limited tackle for those lack equipment but who still wish  to participate.

 Parents are welcome to attend all but on-water sessions.

Accommodations, camping, and other pertinent info can be gained by emailing:"  For more information about the event itself visit

There are sponsorships available for yourng Manitoba Fly Fishers!. To find out more contact Youth Angling Coordinator Don Lamont at


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