Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Fly Fishing Lessons in New Hampshire (NH)

Did you know that New Hampshire...


  • Has over 940 lakes
  • Has approximately 17,000 miles of rivers and streams
  • State fresh water fish is the Brook Trout (Salvelinus Fontinalis)
  • State saltwater fish is Striped Bass (Morone Saxatilis)
  • State motto is Live Free or Die, coined by General John Stark.
  • State nickname is Granite State (state rock is granite...go figure)
  • State fruit is Pumpkin (Botanically Speaking)
  • State insect is Ladybird Beetle
  • State bird is Purple Finch (not a mosquito or black fly)
  • State animal is White Tail Deer
  • State amphibian is Red-Spotted Newt



Did you know that New Hampshire is home to the only 
NOT-FOR-PROFIT 'DONATION ONLY' fly fishing organization!

Welcome to First Cast Fly Fishing

Our Goal...

Teach fly casting and fly tying at a price point that is affordable to everyone! 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q:  Is this some type of gimmick or scam...no one teaches fly fishing for free?
A:  We realize this may hard to believe, but NO... this is not a gimmick or scam, and we don't teach for free.  In recognition of our equipment investment, operating expenses, and our commitment to community, we ask that you make a donation.  Your donation allows FCFF to continue being an educational resource for your community!  

Q:  Is this your full time job...how in the world do you make money...how do you afford to live?
A:  Teaching is our hobby, not our primary source of income. 

Q:  What the heck is E.I. Fly?
A:  Don't worry about it, you'll get it and feel it some day.


Questions Back to You: 

  • Why is our teaching model so hard to understand?
  • Why are you not telling others about this tremendous opportunity?
  • What are you waiting for?



For Beginners, the summer months are the best to learn how to fly fish!


Father and Son, enjoying their first fly fishing experience on the Cocheco River. 

Thank you, and see you on the river! 






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