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Friday
6:30 pm Meet @ Baldwin Bait & Tackle, then head on out to Motel BBT. We have reserved the entire facility.
7:00 pm Wine and cheese reception and introductions.
7:30 pm Equipment Basics - The Matched System
Flies - The basic types, sizes, what they represent
Leaders - Construction and function.
Lines - Weight, taper and function.
Rods - Length, weight and action.
Reels - Types, size, drag, set-up and backing.
Gear - Waders, vest, etc..
8:30 pm Discussion of various techniques. C & D, Single hand indicator, spey, and swinging streamers.
10:00 pm Done for the night.
Saturday
8:00 am Breakfast, show up dressed comfortably.
8:45 am Get ready to hit the stream.
9:00 am Depart for morning casting clinic. If you have a rod that you'd like to get acquainted with, feel free to bring it along.
9:15 am Fishing Clinic. Demonstrate and use the various methods discussed the night prior. Q & A
1:00 pm Back to camp for lunch.
2:15 pm Great lakes Steelhead. Discussion of the history of these fish in the region as well as it's habits and habitat at various points of the seasons. 3:00pm Collect actual food samples and compare actual to artificial to "match the hatch".
3:30 pm More work on technique, then back to camp.
6:30 pm Dinner.
Sunday
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Pair up in twos, then meet your guide for the day's float trip and hit the river for a full day of fishing and learning. Your guide is first and foremost an instructor, take advantage of the one to two ratio as well as his knowledge and skill. Your lunch will be provided by the guide and cooked on-stream.
5:00 pm Graduation



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