Fly Fishing Kentucky 101 at McLib

PADUCAH - McCracken County Public Library, 555 Washington St. in downtown Paducah, will host Fly Fishing Kentucky 101 on March, 14th from 7 - 8 pm.
Valerie Askren, author of Fly Fishing Kentucky: Your Guide to Tackle, Techniques and the Best Trout Waters in the State, will lead the session. 
Those in attendance will learn about a plethora of trout waters in the state, including information regarding the specific ecosystem and fishing recommendations.
This presentation will provide suggestions for: fly, tackle and gear selection; basic casting skills; special fishing techniques; reading water to find trout; matching the hatch; and fly selection.

After spending more than 20 years as a University of Kentucky researcher and professor of agricultural economics, Valerie Askren traded the ivory towers of academia for the great outdoors. Valerie is an avid outdoors woman, having swum in Africa's Lake Malawi, climbed China's Mt. Tai, biked Nova Scotia, backpacked the West Coast Trail of Vancouver Island and sailed the southern coast of France.

This presentation is co-sponsored by Kentucky Humanities an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, D.C.
All programs are free and open to the public
For more information, call Bobbie Wrinkle 270-442-2510 ext. 119 or Email:

Published 12:00 AM, Monday Feb. 11, 2019
Updated 06:53 PM, Monday Feb. 11, 2019


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