Fly Fishing Beginning and Beyond, a class on the basics of fly-fishing, will be offered this month through Central Oregon Community College Community Learning.
Students will learn about fly-fishing skills and techniques, as well as about fish habitat, fly tackle, equipment, knots and casting. One class session will meet at a local pond, where students will be able to practice their skills.
The class will meet at a Sisters High School classroom on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 8:30 p.m., from April 20 through April 29, and at a local pond from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 24.
Cost is $10 for fly-fishing materials, paid to the instructor.
For more information, call COCC Community Learning at 541-383-7270 or go to http://noncredit.cocc.edu.
Class scheduled to cover basics of GPS
REDMOND — A two-session class introducing the basics of how to use GPS (Global Positioning System) will be offered starting next week at the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District office.
Cost is $40 for the class, a mix of classroom and field practical exercise. The class will cover system setup and operation, marking waypoints and more, all while working with a map and compass.
The class is designed for GPS owners. GPS units for boats and cars will not be covered.
The RAPRD office is located at 465 S.W. Rimrock Drive.
Reservations are required. To reserve a seat in the class or for more information, call Blake Miller at 541-280-0573.
— Bulletin staff reports