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Outdoor Club Adventures for youthCarbondale Recreation offers all-day Outdoor Club Adventures for ages 8 and older each Friday this summer. June activities include miniature golf, rafting, a trip to Six Flags Elitch Gardens, ropes course, Maroon Bells and a Water World trip. Costs range from $35-$40. The classes fill up quickly, and the deadline to register is Wednesday of that week. Details and information: http://www.carbondalegov.org; 704-4116.Fly-fishing basics 101 classes in JuneBeginning fly-fishing classes for ages 9 and older will be held at Alpine Angling in Carbondale. Two separate sessions will be held. The first is June 2-3 and the second is June 9-10. The classes meet from 9-11 a.m. each day. The cost is $16 per child for the four-hour course. The registration deadline is the Tuesday prior to the class week. Information: 704-4116.Test your casting abilityThe North American Fly Fishing Classic, a fly casting and fishing competition, will be June 10-12 in Basalt.The singles event features divisions for men, women and juniors (16 and younger) with an accuracy course determining the majority of the points. The distance casting will be used as a tiebreaker.Nine-foot, 5-weight rods will be used, and each participant will receive a new Orvis WF-5-F Easy Mend fly line for the competition. The top three competitors in each division advance to Sunday’s fishing competition on private waters. The top three finishers from the three divisions earn prize money.There will also be a separate Big Guns Casting Competition just for fun. A 9-foot, 9-weight rod with a 300-grain shooting head will be supplied for participants.The registration fee is $60 per person with $15 of each registration going to a conservation effort to be voted on by the participants. The event is limited to 150 competitors. Information and registration: http://www.dhflyfishing.com; Hutch Hutchinson, 927-1064; or flycastingcomp@aol.com.To submit information, or a picture of your recent big catch, for the Outdoors page, e-mail outdoors@postindependent.com or fax to 945-4487.To submit information, or a picture of your recent big catch, for the Outdoors page, e-mail outdoors@postindependent.com or fax to 945-4487.


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