• Fly Casting

     

    Time:

    Three class periods.

     

    Goal:

    To teach the students to become proficient fly casters.

     

    Objectives:

    1. Students will be able to perform a basic overhead, roll and double haul cast.
    2. Students will be able to cast to targets.
    3. Students will be able to avoid obstacles with casting.

     

    Introduction:

    Students will be taught the overhead fly cast along with the roll and double haul casts in preparation for our trip out to the water.

     

    Materials:

    Rod

    Reel

    Line

    Hula-hoops

    Lawn dart rings

    Sunglasses

    Practice flies

     

    DAY ONE Indoors

    Teaching Methods:

    Time:                       Methods:                       ­­­­_____        Focus/Content:_____________

    15 minutes

    Instruction/Demonstration

    Pat Robbins (guest speaker) will demonstrate the appropriate grip of rod and overhead casting technique.  Students will be paired up and mimic our movements.

    45 minutes

    Student apply techniques

    In pairs students will practice the overhead technique until proficient with the motion.

    25 minutes

    Student Gaming

    Practice casting to targets, to increase students’ ability to manipulate the fly and line.

    Clean-up last 5-10

     

     

     

    DAY TWO indoors

    Teaching Methods:

    Time:                       Methods:                       ­­­­_____        Focus/Content:_____________

    30 Minutes

    Reteach previous days lesson

    Students will practice overhead cast.  Target practice.

    10-15 minutes

    Instruction/Demonstration

    Instructor will demonstrate technique of the roll cast and students will again be paired up and imitate our actions.

    40 minutes

    Student apply techniques

    In pairs students will practice the roll cast technique until proficient with the motion.

    Students will again practice casting at targets.

     

    DAY THREE outdoors

     

    Teaching Methods:

    Time:                       Methods:                       ­­­­_____        Focus/Content:_____________

    30 Minutes

    Reteach previous days lesson

    Students will practice overhead cast and the roll cast. Target practice.

    10-15 minutes

    Instruction/Demonstration

    Instructor will demonstrate technique of the double haul and students will again be paired up and imitate our actions.

    40 minutes

    Student apply techniques

    In pairs students will practice all three casting techniques until proficient with all three motions.

    Students will again practice casting at targets.