Weather Wednesday: Learning to fly fish

TOM: WITH THE WEATHER FINALLY FEELING LINE SPRING STARTING THIS WEEKEND, FISHERMEN WILL, ITCHING TO GET OUT THERE JENNIFER: SO TONIGHT WE'RE VISITING AMOSKEAG FISHWAYS FOR A FLY FISHING LESSON

LET'S CHECK IN WITH MIKE MIKE: IT'S GOING GREAT BECAUSE THE LESSON JUST STARTED AT 6:00, WE'RE JOINED BY A MEMBER OF TROUT UNLIMITED, BUR, THANK YOU FOR JOINING US >> THANK YOU VERY MUCH, APPRECIATE IT REPORTER: THIS IS SOMETHING ELSE, WE'RE HAVING A LESSON AND WE'RE WATCHING RIGHT NOW, THERE'S AN ART TO FLY FISHING THAT'S MUCH DIFFERENT THAN THE REGULAR FISHING THAT PEOPLE GET OUT AND DO IN THE SPRING, SUMMER, FALL TELL US ABOUT THE CLASS THAT'S GOING ON

>> WE TRY TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF CLASSES AROUND THE NEW HAMPSHIRE AREA, WE'RE DOING THESE HERE, BARRY AND I, MY WIFE WHO IS GIVING THE LESSON, WE'VE DONE THIS FOR ABOUT SEVEN OR EIGHT YEARS, WE DO THEM ON WEDNESDAYS FOR FOUR WEEKS, THEN IN MAY WE GO OUT TO LAKE MASSABESIC AND TEACH THEM HOW TO CAST SO THEY LEARN EVERYTHING HERE ABOUT READING THE WATER, WHERE THE FISH ARE, THE EQUIPMENT, INSECTS, AS YOU NOTICED SO WE HAVE A GOOD TIME AND THEY ENJOY IT MIKE: THERE'S A LOT OF PROGRAMS RIGHT HERE AS WELL >> EXACTLY

AND YOU WANT TO COME OUT AT THE END OF APRIL OR EARLY MAY TO WATCH WHEN THEY OPEN UP THE FISH LADDERS, YOU'LL SEE SHAD AND ALEWIFE MIKE NOT TYPICAL LURES, YOU'VE GOT A WHOLE BUNCH OF EQUIPMENT >> THESE ARE FLIES THAT I TIED AND THEY REPRESENT VARIOUS DIFFERENT INSECTS THAT ARE IN THE WATER, AND SOME OF THESE LOOK LIKE MINNOWS AND THEY BITE