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ESCI 316 - Advanced Flyfishing: river stewarship, reflection, and native trout


Students will be immersed in a wilderness setting for one intensive week of hands-on study, following classroom preparation. Classroom preparation includes lectures, organism identification, flyfishing techniques, and fly tying as background for the field experience. Selections from flyfishing literature will used to discuss the reflective nature and ethics of fly fishing and conservation with a focus on native trout. Students will learn to identify freshwater fishes of the Pacific Northwest and will be collecting and identifying aquatic insects at three long-term monitoring sites that will be surveyed by subsequent classes to assess environmental status. In conjunction with all of these activities, students will be instructed in journaling and will be expected to use these to record observations and reflections.

Prerequisites & Notes: ESCI 315 or permission of instructor.
Credits: 2
Grade Mode: Letter



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