Log in

USAngling is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Mailing Address; 203 Grace Court, State College, PA, 16801

  • Join Us!
  • US Youth Fly Fishing Team 2023 Fall North Carolina Clinic

US Youth Fly Fishing Team 2023 Fall North Carolina Clinic

  • 20 Oct 2023
  • 1:30 PM (EDT)
  • 22 Oct 2023
  • 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • Bryson City, NC



Youth Fly Fishing Team Clinic - NC - Fall 2023

This clinic will be river focused, and we will focus on advanced fly-fishing techniques with very high quality instruction by the areas top competitors. It is open to both male and female anglers. 

October 20-22, 2023
Bryson City, NC
Nantahala Outdoor Center

Anglers must be between 12-18 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)

By signing up, you are agreeing to the USYFFT Code of Conduct (FOUND HERE)

Tentative Schedule

Friday October 20th, 2023
1:30 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. Please, do not come early.

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 October 21st, 2023

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

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

Sunday October 22nd, 2023

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.



Gordon Vanderpool
Southeast Coach

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software