Fly-angler's clinic: Loaner tackle will be available and special instruction provided for youngsters during a fly-casting
clinic hosted Saturday from 9 a.
BASC director for Wales, Glynn Cook, said the main and mini arenas will also feature continuous displays of falconry, gun dogs, ferreting, hounds and fly-casting
so the novices could get some fly-casting
instruction before the wind comes up.
The ladies' country sports experience day at the Dyffryn Springs Fishery in Dyffryn St Nicholas will include instruction in clay target shooting, fly-casting
and falconry and a demonstration of gun dog training and handling.
and fishing instructor achieved the federation's distinction of Master Caster, only the second woman to do so.
Professional falconer, Terry Large, flew his falcons, hawks and owls and Ken Parry and his team from Environment Agency Wales explained about river management and encouraged everyone to try their hand at fly-casting
And, physically, the motion of fly-casting
provides mobility to the upper extremities that are compromised by cancer treatment, in a setting that is more stimulating than a physical therapist's office.
There will be lots of other opportunities for visitors to have a go - at fly-casting
, archery, air rifle shooting and muzzle-loading shotguns.
It will include fly-tying and fly-casting
instruction and five learning stations operated by volunteers.
On July 2, the association will also be offering tuition for adults in salmon fly-casting
The get-together is family oriented, with arts and crafts, the learning stations listed above, fly-tying and fly-casting
instruction and planted catfish.
instruction was given by local Salmon and Trout Association instructors, Mat Holloway and Tim Walton.