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February 2015

  • Learn the Basics of Flyfishing

    Saturday, February 07, 2015 - Chesapeake

    Come and learn the basics of Fly fishing! A workshop will be held the first Saturday of each month beginning in December through March at the Northwest River Park in Chesapeake. The sessions begin at 10 AM in the Activities Building. These educational workshops are FREE and open to the public. NO advanced registration or prior experience required. At the workshops you will learn Equipment Basics, Casting instruction and Fly tying from very knowledgeable and friendly instructors who are passionate about fly fishing! These instructors will teach you to tie your first fly, teach you to cast a fly rod and you will learn how to pick equipment for an awesome fly-fishing experience! This event is in partnership with the Chesapeake Parks and Recreation Department and Bill Willis Southeast Virginia Chapter of Trout Unlimited. See flyer for more details. For more information, contact Northwest River Park at 757-421-7151 or flytyer53@hotmail.com.

March 2015

  • Learn the Basics of Flyfishing

    Saturday, March 07, 2015 - Chesapeake

    Come and learn the basics of Fly fishing! A workshop will be held the first Saturday of each month beginning in December through March at the Northwest River Park in Chesapeake. The sessions begin at 10 AM in the Activities Building. These educational workshops are FREE and open to the public. NO advanced registration or prior experience required. At the workshops you will learn Equipment Basics, Casting instruction and Fly tying from very knowledgeable and friendly instructors who are passionate about fly fishing! These instructors will teach you to tie your first fly, teach you to cast a fly rod and you will learn how to pick equipment for an awesome fly-fishing experience! This event is in partnership with the Chesapeake Parks and Recreation Department and Bill Willis Southeast Virginia Chapter of Trout Unlimited. See flyer for more details. For more information, contact Northwest River Park at 757-421-7151 or flytyer53@hotmail.com.

  • 7th Annual Virginia NASP State Tournament

    Saturday, March 14, 2015 - Caroline

    VDGIF will be hosting the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Virginia State Tournament at the Meadow Event Park in Doswell! Virginia NASP Schools that are interested in sending teams or individuals to participate in the Virginia State Tournament will need to participate in one of the qualifying events either at a Regional Tournament or in the Virginia Virtual Qualifying (online) before January 24, 2015. The Virginia State Tournament Rules can be found by clicking on the NASP logo located on the sidebar of this page. Pre- Registration for the State Tournament will begin on January 1, 2015 through January 24, 2015. All teams and individuals will be notified on January 25, 2015 of their Tier status for registration. Tier 1 teams and individuals will be able to register for the Virginia State Tournament on January 26-27. Open registration for all teams or individuals will be January 28-30. Deadline for registration for the State Tournament closes at 5 pm on January 30, 2015. Registration Fee for the State Tournament is $20 per archer. Coaches and spectators are free! Come join us and support youth archery in the Commonwealth. VDGIF will offer educational skills stations at the tournament for youth and adults attending the tournament. For more information or directions, please review the event flyer! Starting January 1, 2015, Click here to Pre-Register for the State Tournament. For more information, contact Karen Holson, DGIF Outdoor Education Supervisor / Virginia NASP State Coordinator at 804-640-7957 or Karen.Holson@dgif.virginia.gov.