Bass Lab – Rob Woodruff & Steve Hollensed at Ray Roberts' Lantana Lodge

| June 29, 2009

On September 19, 2009, Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guides Steve Hollensed and Rob Woodruff will present Bass Lab-the Practical Science of Fly Fishing.

This informative class examines Ichthyology, Limnology, Physics, Meteorology and other sciences from a fly fishing point of view. The Black Bass (Micropterus spp.) and Striper/White Bass (Morone spp.) families will be covered. The course also discusses selection and modification of watercraft and fly fishing equipment for bass fishing.

The classroom portion will consist of lecture and demonstration. An outdoor warm water fly casting and fly fishing skills lesson will be included.

The impressive Lantana Resort on Lake Ray Roberts will host the event.
Click here: Lantana Resort & Marina offers Lodging, Dining & Meeting Space in Ray Roberts Lake State Park, Texas

A catered lunch will be provided. Lodging is available for those requiring an overnight stay.

The objective of the class is to teach fly fishers to know their target species, to analyze the natural variables presented during a typical day on the water and to adjust fly selection, presentation and tactics in order to maximize success.

Class is limited to 12 students.

Advance registration required.
Course fee is $200.00.

Gift Certificates are available.

Contact Steve Hollensed [email protected], (903) 546-6237
or Rob Woodruff [email protected], (903) 967-2665 for questions or registration

About the Instructors:

Steve Hollensed is an Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide and Federation of Fly Fishers Master Casting Instructor. Steve guides fly anglers on Lake Texoma for stripers and smallmouth bass as well as Lake Ray Roberts for largemouth bass. He conducts fly casting and fly fishing classes across the region and will be conducting casting workshops at the FFF National Conclave this July. Steve is a former high school chemistry, physics, and environmental science teacher.

Rob Woodruff is an Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide. He has a degree in Entomology from Texas A&M and frequently teaches Entomology for Fly Fishers classes. Rob guides fly anglers for largemouth bass on lakes in East Texas, including world famous Lake Fork, and for trout and smallmouth bass on the Mountain Fork River system of Southeastern Oklahoma. Rob’s techniques and flies have appeared in magazines such as Fly Fishing and Tying Journal, Fly Fisher, Bassmaster, Fly Rod & Reel and Southwest Fly Fishing. He has been featured on two episodes of ESPN’s Fly Fishing America.

– From a Rob Woodruff press release –

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  1. Cindy says:

    album hit stores today! we had to make a special trip to town for a camp copy.
    “it’s always fun to go into town, even if it’s only for an hour” – have you seen wet hot american summer? hilarious!

  2. shannon says:

    Album is not out yet! Heard the whole thing streamed, and only a couple of times. It’s a breather – meaning they are good, hit all the highs and plumb all the lows, but they aren’t breaking with any formulas here. It’s not “Being There”.

  3. Cindy says:

    wilco review! STAT.

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