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Desert Fly Casters 'Trout Bums Wanted'
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Desert Fly Casters Educational Actvities & Events

Throughout the year the club holds educational events for "members only" and for curious first timers.


Gentry Smith
2017 DFC Education Chairman


Learn to fly cast with a DFC Trout Bum Learn to tie flies with a DFC Trout Bum Build a fly rod with one of our DFC Trout Bums

2017-2018 Education Schedule

Event NameDateLocationTimeEligibilityInstructor
**Intermediate Fly Tying7/26/2017McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith
**Intermediate Fly Tying8/23/2017McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith
**Intro to Fly Tying9/26/2017
9/28/2017
10/3/2017
10/5/2017
McQueen Activity Center7pm - 9pmDFC Members OnlyMike Faulkinbury
**Intermediate Fly Tying9/27/2017McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith
**Intermediate Fly Tying10/25/2017McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith
**The Essentials of Fly Casting11/9/2017McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyJames Sommercorn, MCI
**Canyon Creek Outing11/18/2017
11/19/2017
Lower Canyon CreekTBADFC OnlyMike Faulkinbury
DFC Casting Meetup11/25/2017McQueen Park Rec. Field10am-12pmOpen PublicJames Sommercorn, MCI
Intro to Fly Fishing12/16/2017McQueen Activity Center / McQueen Park Rec. Field10am-12pmOpen PublicGentry Smith
DFC Casting Meetup1/6/2018McQueen Park Rec. Field10am-12pmOpen PublicLarry Allen, MCI
*Danish Casting Games1/13/2018McQueen Park Rec. Field9am-2pmDFC/PHW OnlyGentry Smith
**Intermediate Fly Tying1/24/2018McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith
Intro to Fly Fishing2/3/2018McQueen Activity Center / McQueen Park Rec. Field10am-12pmOpen PublicGentry Smith
**Intro to Fly Tying2/27/2018
3/1/2018
3/6/2018
3/8/2018
McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC Members OnlyMike Faulkinbury
**Intermediate Fly Tying2/28/2018McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith
DFC Casting Meetup3/3/2018McQueen Park Rec. Field10am-12pmOpen PublicLarry Allen, MCI
**Intermediate Fly Tying3/28/2018McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith
Beginner Fly Casting3/31/2018McQueen Park Rec. Field10am-12pmDFC OnlyTed Bounds, CI
**Salt River Streamside4/14/2018Lower Salt River8am-12pmDFC OnlyJack Dengal
**Intermediate Fly Tying4/25/2018McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith
DFC Casting Meetup5/5/2018McQueen Park Rec. Field8am-10amOpen PublicLarry Allen, MCI
Boy Scouts Merit BadgeTBAMcQueen Activity Center / McQueen Park Rec. FieldTBABoy ScoutsDoug Bobb, CI
**Intermediate Fly Tying5/23/2018McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith
**Intermediate Fly Tying6/27/2018McQueen Activity Center7pm-9pmDFC OnlyGentry Smith

Note: Rod Building Classes will also be offered throughout the year, contact Dave Weaver for more information. All events listed are free of cost and those listed as “Open Public” are open to the general public. Bringing a friend is encouraged at public events.
(*) Requires DFC, AFC or PHW membership to attend.
(**) Requires DFC membership to attend. DFC Club Membership is $35 per family, per year.

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