Should you’re in search of an angler to question with dry fly fishing questions, in the event you’re in the hunt for a dry-fly skilled, ought to there be such a factor, chances are high you ought to be in search of an viewers with Faculty of Trout founder Todd Tanner. Within the roughly three a long time I’ve been a fly angler, two of these three within the “enterprise” of fly fishing, I’ve but to fulfill one other angler extra singularly targeted on the artwork of dry fly fishing than Tanner.

To place it mildly, Tanner is obsessed, having spent greater than 30 years strolling the banks of the famed Henry’s Fork — some of the difficult dry fly fisheries on the planet — searching noses, trying to bend the river’s simple-minded but confoundingly selective creatures to his will by trickery. Whereas acknowledgment of Tanner’s preoccupation could also be simply as a lot a name for intervention as it’s a praise, it is usually unquestionably an endorsement of his information and expertise.

It’s on this mildew that Tanner modeled his college. Based in 2018, in a number of brief years, the varsity has grown to be dwelling to one of many—if not the—most revered curriculums of its form for anglers trying to hone their fly fishing abilities. Although the varsity’s Tao of Trout class covers all method of trout fishing techniques, together with nymphing and streamer fishing, the varsity additionally holds an annual class, merely titled The Dry Fly Class, devoted solely to fooling fish with floating flies. Over time, different outsized abilities of the world of fly angling have joined Tanner on the annual dry fly class as instructors and presenters, together with family names like Orvis’ Tom Rosenbauer, acclaimed casting teacher John Juracek, Jeff Currier, and Brant Oswald.

This coming Wednesday, March 15 at 8:00 PM EST, Hatch Journal will host a reside Q&A streaming occasion the place we’ll give attendees the prospect to pose queries to a number of Faculty of Trout instructors—particularly Rosenbauer, Juracek, and Tanner—and have them answered in actual time. Hosted by common Hatch Journal columnist and co-author (together with Kirk Deeter) of the brand new ebook The Little Black E-book of Fly Fishing, Chris Hunt, the discussion board will enable anglers to glean dry fly intelligence from among the self-discipline’s most educated sources.

The occasion will probably be hosted concurrently on Fb, YouTube, and Twitter, permitting anglers to attend and take part within the Q&A by their platform of selection.

Questions will probably be chosen each upfront of the occasion and reside throughout the Q&A, together with each follow-ups and new queries. Those that are curious about submitting their questions upfront can achieve this right here or by sending us a be aware by way of our contact type.

All questions are welcome—whether or not on dry fly fishing techniques and methods, rigging and equipment, fly choice, casting, or simply basic curiosities.

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