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March 13, 2013
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New Castle Recreation offers fly-fishing clinics

The New Castle Recreation Department will offer a Fly Fishing 101 clinic on Saturday, March 30, followed by Fly Fishing 102 on Saturday, April 13.

The 101 clinic will be held at the New Castle Community Center at 1 p.m., and 102 will take place at Grand River Park, also at 1 p.m.

Fly Fishing 101 will teach the basics of casting properly, along with entomology, equipment, knots and more. Fly Fishing 102 will have participants practicing the skills learned in the 101 clinic, along with learning where fish live and feed, with hands on instruction taking place along the Colorado River.

The clinics will be hosted by local fishing guide John Harcourt, and are $25 each or $40 for both. Space is limited. The deadline to register is Friday, March 22, and can be done online at , by phone at 984-3352, or in person at the New Castle Community Center, 423 W. Main St.

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