Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Loop's Fly Fishing School


Coeur d'Alene Golf & Spa Resort teams up with LOOP and Castaway Fly Shop
March 26th, 2009
Castaway Fly Shop, LOOP, and The Coeur d'Alene Golf & Spa Resort have recently started offering fly casting classes for all levels of the fly fishing enthusiast. Classes will be conducted by the LOOP team of experts from all parts of the fly fishing world, including Argentina, Scandinavia and the US.
"Now anglers have an opportunity to learn and enhance their skills of casting while enjoying the finest dining and accommodations available in the area says Bill Reagan, General Manager at The Coeur d'Alene Golf & Spa Resort. "We've always had fantastic fishing in the area, and now with LOOP and Castaway Fly Shop offering the finest in fly-fishing instruction and equipment, it provides a perfect complement to our wide assortment of outdoor activities offered. Combine the fly-fishing activities with a round of golf, spa treatment or a trip to Silverwood Theme Park and you've got a complete family vacation package... something for everyone."
The Castaway Fly Shop recently partnered with LOOP, a Swedish based company with a reputation of being the premier manufacturer of the finest fly-fishing rods, reels, tackle and apparel on the market today. LOOP is relatively new to the North American market and brings countless years of experienced craftsmanship with it. "LOOP’s certified fly-fishing and spey casting instructors are among the most well trained and experienced anglers in the world." said Joe Roope, owner and co-founder of Coeur d'Alene's Castaway Fly Shop. "Fishing enthusiasts visit us from all over the world to experience some of the finest fresh water fishing in the United States, now we have a premium brand of gear to equip them with and access to world-class instructors."
The LOOP Fly Casting Schools will offer 2-day courses designed with curriculums and activities for beginners and avid seasoned anglers alike. The school will also begin offering sessions tailored exclusively for women. Instructional topics include: fly pattern selection and insect identification, casting techniques, proper knot tying for different situations, handling and release for a variety of fish, how to find the perfect spot to drop your line and much more.
LOOP Fly Casting Schools complete with the luxury lakefront accommodations and amenities of The Coeur d'Alene Golf & Spa Resort are available from March through mid October.
For more information on the assortment of Fly-Fishing and Resort Packages that include accommodations and other activities, contact The Coeur d'Alene Golf & Spa Resort reservation specialists at 1-800-688-5253.

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