US Youth Fly Fishing Team NC Spring 2022 Clinic

2022 North Carolina Clinic – Spring 
April 1-3, 2022
Bryson City, NC
Nantahala Outdoor Center

Anglers must be between 13-18 years old at the start of the clinic.

This year’s clinic will be capped at 15 Anglers to accommodate for COVID protocols. 2 anglers will be in a room. By signing up, you are agreeing to the USYFFT COVID-19 Protocols (FOUND HERE)

Tentative Schedule

Friday April 1st, 2022
1 p.m.
Dogwood Motel, Nantahala Outdoor Center
Parents drop off kids, claim bunk area, set up tying space, gather/prepare fishing gear. Come not hungry. We won’t serve lunch.

Drop off until 2 p.m.
After the above is done, tie flies that you will use for the weekend.

2:30 p.m. Group Meeting (Dogwood Motel)
Introductions, Expectations, Facility Orientation, Discuss Clinic Agenda, Safety Overview

3:30 p.m. – Group Gear Meeting
Break into groups
Instructors look over gear; (Check rods, leaders/sighters and flies)
Instructor input on gear and casting. Help/Adjust as needed.

4:30 p.m. – On the Water Instruction from Instructors – Upper Nantahala

7:00 p.m. – Dinner

8:00 p.m. – Fly Tying, Pattern Selection
Modern Nymphing DVD Screening

Saturday September 11th, 2021

8 a.m. – Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – All groups ready to go fish. Waders on and gear ready.

Noon – Lunch on the River

1 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Fishing Instruction 6 p.m. – Head Back to NOC

6:30 p.m. – Dry Fly Presentation by Mac Brown

7 p.m. – Dinner 8 p.m. Talking about Competition Preparation

Sunday April 7, 2021

8 a.m. – Breakfast All anglers will clean-up (tying area, bunk area and facility) and gather gear.
All gear and luggage will be packed and ready to go in the fly tying room.

10 a.m. – Presentation on the Lower Nantahala
After presentation, free fishing until noon.

Noon – 1 p.m. – Pickup (Klienrath Hall)
Make sure you have all of your personal belongings.