SWCIFFF

The Southwest Council of The International Federation of Fly fishers Promotes Fly Fishing in Southern California and Southern Nevada through Education, Conservation and Fellowship

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Upcoming Events

Sat Dec 10
December Casting Clinic
Thu Jan 26 @09:00 - 04:00PM
Fly Buy
 

SWC Fly Fishing Faire Online Registration coming August 14, 2016
Below is a summary of classes to look forward to

This year we have a Special Guest appearance of Charles Jardine

 

October 13, 2016October 14, 2016October 15, 2016October 16, 2016
  Boy ScoutsBoy Scouts
   
  • Boy Scouts Merit Badge Program
  • Boy Scouts Merit Badge for fishing
 Beginning Fly FishingBeginning Fly Fishing 
 
  • Introduction to Fly Fishing with Deep Creek
  • Beginning Fly Fishing with Sierra Pacific
  • Fly Fishing Simplified with Santa Clarita Casting Club
  • Beginning Fly Fishing with Santa Lucia Fly Fishers Techniques
 
  TechniquesTechniques
   
  • Tenkara Fly Fishing with Freddie Ramirez
  • Rod Building for beginners with Chiaki Harami
  • Tenkara Fly Fishing with Freddie Ramirez
  • Chironomids from top to bottom with Ernie Gulley
 CastingCastingCasting
 
  • Learn to Spey Cast with John VanDerhoof
  • A Casting Tune Up for intermediates with Dennis Otsuka
  • Practice Skills that will make you a better Angler with Jim Solomon
  • Unraveling Spey & Switch Rods, lines and Equipment with John VanDerhoof
  • Mastering the Double Hall with Eric Callow
  • Distance Casting and Ways to Improve with Dok Arvanites
  • Practice Skills that will make you a better Angler with Jim Solomon
  • Mastering the Double Hall with Marshall Bissett
  • Fix your back Cast with Tim Lawson
  • Building a Foundation Casting Stroke with John Adametz
  • How to cast with Accuracy with Eric Callow
 
 Women OnlyWomen OnlyWomen Only
 
  • Beginning Fly Tying with Christina Carlos
  • Whip it, Strip it, Fly it, Tie it with Beryl Rea and Teresa Adams
  • Introduction to Gear and Outfitting with Kesley Gallagher
  • Women’s Casting class with Leigh Ann Swanson
On The WaterOn The WaterOn The WaterOn The Water
  • Refresher Course with Eric Hein
  • Owens Valley Warmwater fishing with Jarett Coons
  • Hot Creek Weeds – Friend or Foe with Eric Hein
  • Check Nymphing the Lower Owens with Gary Gunsolley
  • Fishing with the wind with Eric Hein
  • Czech Nymphing the Lower Owens with Gary Gunsolley
  • Owens Valley Warmwater fishing with Jarett Coons
  • High Stick Indicatorless Nymph Fishing with Chris Leonard
  • Streamer Fishing Techniques with David D’Beaupre
  • Tenkara Fishing with Chris Leonard
  • High Stick Indicatorless Nymph Fishing with Chris Leonard
  Entomology 
   
  • Aquatic Entomology: An Introduction for Anglers with David Parker
 
 Fly TyingFly TyingFly Tying
 
  • Introduction to Thread Control and Materials handling with Wayne Luallen
  • Beginning Fly Tying with Carl Wuebben
  • Woven Nymphs with David Boyer
  • Trout Flies from finesse to bulk and back again with Steven Fernandez
  • Introduction to Ting Small Flies with Wayne Luallen
  • Beginning Fly Tying with Phil Therrien
  • Four Ways to Tie the Extended Body fly with Naomi Okamoto
  • Improving Techniques: Taking your tying to the next level with the Buehler Brothers
  • Tying the Muddler Minnow with Steven Fernandez
  • Beginning Fly Tying with Carl Wuebben
  • A Mayfly Lifecycle with Earl Arnold
 Conservation  
 
  • Presentation & Reception
   
 SeminarsSeminarsSeminars
 
  • Fishermen’s Spot presents
  • Kids Fly Tying with Mark Fulkerson
  • Kasting for Kids with Aquabonita Fly Fishers
  • IFFF Fly Tying Skills Bronze Award Program with Jason Koop
  • Flyfishing the Lower Owens at High Flows with Gary Gunsolley
  • Rigging for all Nymphing Situations with Rick Mazaira
  • Manzanar Fly Fishing Club Movie
  • Trout Unlimited - Current and Future Projects in the Sierra with Jessica Strickland
  • Beyond the Usual Suspects with Peter Pumphrey
  • Kids Fly Tying with Mark Fulkerson
  • Kasting for Kids with Aquabonita Fly Fishers
  • IFFF Fly Tying Skills Bronze Award Program with Jason Koop
  • Fly fishing the Central Sierra with Rick Mazaira
  • Fly Fishing Mammoth, Bishop to Bridgeport with Kevin Peterson
  • Introduction to the IFFF Certification Program with Dok Arvanites & Tim Lawson
  • Fly Fishing the Lower Owens at High Flows with Gary Gunsolley
  • California Heritage Trout Challenge with Bill Hammons
  • Fly Fishing the Central Sierra with Rick Mazaira
  • IFFF Certification Workshop – Part 1
  • Introduction to Saltwater Fly Fishing with Kesley Gallagher
  • IFFF Master Certified Testing Program
  • IFFF Certified Casting Instructor Test – Part 2
  • Fishermen’s Spot Presents
  • Beyond the Usual Suspects with Peter Pumphrey
  • Kids Fly Tying with Mark Fulkerson
  • Kasting for Kids with Aquabonita Fly Fishers
  • IFFF Fly Tying Skills Bronze Award Program with Jason Koop
  • Rigging for all Nymphing Situations with Rick Mazaira
  • Fly Fishing the Central Sierra with Rick Mazaira
  Non Fly Fishing EventsNon Fly Fishing EventsNon Fly Fishing Events
 
  • Bishop Nursery class on drought tolerant plants with Liz Merrill
  • Laws Railroad Museum
  • Petroglyph slide show with Ed Swanson
  • Laws Railroad Museum
  • Wanna Lean how to make a balloon dog with Dennis Otsuka
  • Petroglyphs of the Eastern Sierra Tour
  • Walking tour of the Historical Murals of Bishop
  • Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs with Fred Pressen
  • Laws Railroad Museum