Tompkins Cortland Community College

FITN119 - Fly Fishing


This course is intended to introduce students to the sport and the literature of fly fishing, with special emphasis upon stream fishing for trout and salmon. Topics covered will include tackle selection, casting techniques, knot tying, applied entomology, conservation, and safety in a stream. Weather permitting, field trips will be a part of the instructional program. Letter grade or P/F option is available. Hip boots or waders and a valid New York State fishing license are required. Prerequisites: ENGL 099 or prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ESL 120, 121, and 122 (or prior completion of ESL 103) if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in RDNG 099 if required by placement testing. 1 Cr. (2 Lab.) Occasionally.