FFI Virtual Expo - Women Connect
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Educational experiences tailored to the woman fly fisher

Educational experiences tailored to the woman fly fisher

FFI Women Connect

Want educational experiences tailored to a woman's learning style. You have come to the right place. Men invited too!

10/5/2021
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

WC01 Beginning Fly Tying for Women
Workshop

Presenter(s):  Gretchen and Al Beatty

Description:  This is a five-week workshop running every Tuesday from 10/5/2021 through 11/2/2021, 8:30 to 10:30 PM ET.  If you want to learn to tie your own flies, this is your class.  The Beattys will take you through the basics of tying, starting with a simple pattern and expanding on the knowledge from the previous class.

Class Fee: $125 for 5-week course
Material Fee:  $0


10/12/2021
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

WC01 Beginning Fly Tying for Women
Workshop

Presenter(s):  Gretchen and Al Beatty

Description:  This is a five-week workshop running every Tuesday from 10/5/2021 through 11/2/2021, 8:30 to 10:30 PM ET.  If you want to learn to tie your own flies, this is your class.  The Beattys will take you through the basics of tying, starting with a simple pattern and expanding on the knowledge from the previous class.

Class Fee: $125 for 5-week course
Material Fee:  $0


10/19/2021
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

WC01 Beginning Fly Tying for Women
Workshop

Presenter(s):  Gretchen and Al Beatty

Description:  This is a five-week workshop running every Tuesday from 10/5/2021 through 11/2/2021, 8:30 to 10:30 PM ET.  If you want to learn to tie your own flies, this is your class.  The Beattys will take you through the basics of tying, starting with a simple pattern and expanding on the knowledge from the previous class.

Class Fee: $125 for 5-week course
Material Fee:  $0


10/26/2021
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

WC01 Beginning Fly Tying for Women
Workshop

Presenter(s):  Gretchen and Al Beatty

Description:  This is a five-week workshop running every Tuesday from 10/5/2021 through 11/2/2021, 8:30 to 10:30 PM ET.  If you want to learn to tie your own flies, this is your class.  The Beattys will take you through the basics of tying, starting with a simple pattern and expanding on the knowledge from the previous class.

Class Fee: $125 for 5-week course
Material Fee:  $0


11/2/2021
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

WC01 Beginning Fly Tying for Women
Workshop

Presenter(s):  Gretchen and Al Beatty

Description:  This is a five-week workshop running every Tuesday from 10/5/2021 through 11/2/2021, 8:30 to 10:30 PM ET.  If you want to learn to tie your own flies, this is your class.  The Beattys will take you through the basics of tying, starting with a simple pattern and expanding on the knowledge from the previous class.

Class Fee: $125 for 5-week course
Material Fee:  $0


11/5/2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WC03 Preventing Injuries on the Water
Seminar

Presenter(s):  Tracy Stroup

Description: 

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/5/2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

WC02 What is in Your Lunch Box? Healthy Ways to Fuel Your Fishing
Seminar

Presenter(s):  Rachel Andras

Description:  Just like packing your chest pack for a day of fishing, you will need to pack FUEL and WATER to help you have the energy and stamina to hike into your favorite creek and fish all day.  We will discuss handy healthy foods, proper hydration, and tips to keep us on our A game of fishing.  Imagine having your healthiest self enjoying the thing that brings you amazing JOY.  How good would that feel?  You are all invited!

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/5/2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

WC04 Classic Maine Streamers, Carrie Stevens Creator for the Ladies
Tying Demonstration

Presenter(s):  Peggy Brenner

Description:  Peggy Brenner will demonstrate the Pink Lady, Carrie Stevens last creation on record, and also the Pink Ghost.  This will introduce the gals to some of Carrie's most successful flies.

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/6/2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WC06 Everyone Shoud Get in the Water…To Fish and To Protect!
Seminar

Presenter(s):  Judy Harris

Description:  Angling is a blast!  While FFI and other angling/conservation groups have been around for a while, not all of the new members stepping into the water understand the need to take steps to protect those waters that we love.  How do we involve our new members and communities understand the need to do more than just recreate?

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/6/2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

WC05 Demystifying Mayflies
Seminar

Presenter(s):  Ann Miller

Description:  This program is for the intermediate skilled (and above) angler who wants to learn more about how to identify mayfly hatches. It includes a handy print out that will help anglers to split mayflies into one of four categories for helpful identification in the field.

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/6/2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WC07 Fish Geometry - How It Helps You Play and Manage Fish
Seminar

Presenter(s):  Karin Miller

Description:  This program is for all anglers who want to improve their fish management skills by improving their understanding of fly rod dynamics and positioning.  Learn the three points concept and land more fish.

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/6/2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

WC08 Safety on the Water
Seminar

Presenter(s):  Susan Utterback

Description:  This program is for anyone that wants to go over the basics of safety on the water.  Everything from wading boots to bear spray.  This will be an interactive discussion.  Come join in.

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/7/2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WC09 Casting for Recovery
Seminar

Presenter(s):  Karen Craft

Description: Learn about the activities of Casting for Recovery and how you can help.

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/7/2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

WC10 Lime Trude
Tying Demonstration

Presenter(s):  Gretchen Beatty

Description:  Gretchen Beatty will show how to tie the hair wing Trude style dry fly

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/7/2021
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

WC11 What Fly to Tie On
Seminar

Presenter(s):  Mary Ann Dozer

Description:  Ever find yourself confused or intimidated by selecting what fly to tie on to entice a fish to take, or feel like selecting flies.  You will walk away with a framework that allows you to select the best fly for the fishing situation and when you hear others talk about flies, it won't sound like a foreign language.

Class Fee: Free with Registration


11/7/2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

WC12 How Tenkara Can Improve Your Regular Fly Fishing and Why Everyone Should Learn It
Seminar

Presenter(s):  Karin Miller

Description: 

Class Fee: Free with Registration