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TPWD News Release — Jan. 22, 2010

Fly Fish Texas Coming to Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center March 13

ATHENS, Texas — Whether you are an experienced fly-fisher, a rank beginner or someone just wanting to find out more about "fooling fish with feathers," you need to be at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens on March 13.

The annual Fly Fish Texas event will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is designed to teach everything from tying a fly to catching a fish in one day. All Fly Fish Texas activities are free with regular paid admission to the center.

For a seminar and activities schedule, video and speaker biographies, visit http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/tffc and click on the "Fly Fish Texas" link.

Persons interested in receiving basic fly-fisher certification at Fly Fish Texas should preregister for classes by March 11. Morning and afternoon classes will be offered and are limited to the first 20 people to register for each session. To register, call Craig Brooks at (903) 670-2222.

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