Fly fishing lessons at Sparta VFW


Fly fishing lessons weekly at Sparta VFW.

Northern New Jersey Trout Unlimited (NJJTU) will teach fly fishing knots at 7-9 p.m. on Feb. 26, 2019 at the Sparta VFW #7248, which is located at 66 Main St. in Sparta Township. They'll teach more than 21 different fly patters including dry, nymphs, streamers, wets, attractors, salmon and steelhead flies. Beginner students need not have or bring tools. They'll be supplied. Intermediate students must bring their own tools and some materials. Students ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Call Sue Reed at (201) 207-0928 or send email to sbreed@optonline.net for more information or to sign up. Price: $50.
Trout Unlimited was created in 1959 and is today’s leading coldwater fisheries advocate. With over 140,000 members and 400 chapters nationwide, Trout Unlimited is making America’s rivers cleaner, healthier, and more fishable for our children and our families! And we are doing it right here in New Jersey! We have 10 chapter in New Jersey. The Fred S. Burroughs North Jersey Chapter is New Jersey's First Chapter. We were formed in 1969 to fight the construction of the Tocks Island damn to keep the Delaware River free flowing. We are celebrating our 50th year this year.
The Fred S. Burroughs, North Jersey Chapter of Trout Unlimited (NJTU) is made up of 500 volunteer members who actively organize and implement education and conservation programs throughout northwest New Jersey. We participate and operate the following programs:
-Trout in the Classroom.
-Casting For Recovery.
-Coldwater Conservation School Musconetcong Home Waters Initiative.
-Fly Tying Classes. 
-Stream Restoration on the Sparta Glen Brook.
-Riparian Tree Plantings.
-Public Awareness Programs.
-Education Conservation.
-Fly Fishing Instruction Upcoming Culvert Repairs on the Flatbrook's Tributaries.
-Monthly Meetings with Speakers Stream Clean Ups.
For more information visit www.nnjtu.org.