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Outdoor Pursuits

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Fall 2014

South Sound Kayak Exploration
Come explore the waters of the South Puget Sound by kayak. Quality Sit-On-Top Recreational kayaks are comfortable, easy to use, and provide a great way to access the water. This one day class of exploration will include a brief educational overview of paddling and safety techniques and tips, plenty of free time to paddle around and have fun, and a shore-side lunch. Provided by the staff of the Gig Harbor Fly Shop. Four single kayaks and three tandem kayaks available. Lunch provided. Register early to ensure your space! Meet at Gig Harbor Fly Shop. 1 session.
$100 per person (single kayak):
Gig Harbor: G156 GHREC 001 Sept. 26 F 9a-4p GHFS $100
$150 per two people (tandem kayak):
Gig Harbor: G157 GHREC 002 Sept. 26 F 9a-4p GHFS $150

Beginning Fly Fishing
The pursuit of fly fishing combines the graceful art of fly casting, the sporting challenge of enticing fish to your fly, and the appreciation of beautiful outdoor settings. Western Washington features a unique multitude of fly fishing possibilities in lakes, mountain streams, and saltwater. This four-session course, taught by the staff of the Gig Harbor Fly Shop, is designed to take the student from interested novice to self-sufficient angler, prepped for a lifetime of fun and exploration. The first three class sessions will cover the essential techniques of casting, understanding gear and associated terminology, knot tying, where and when to fish locally, and how to present a fly to a variety of species of fish. The final class will be an on-the-water fishing outing. All equipment is provided. 4 sessions. No class Oct. 16.
Gig Harbor: G019 GHREC 041 Oct. 2-Oct. 30 Th 9-11:30a GHC GHFS $199

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