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           Welcome to the CICP Calendar!

We will provide a list of events that are on the calendar in this introduction.  To access information about an event, please find it on the calendar then click the title.  All the information you need will be available on that page.  If you need assistance please call us at 406-222-9369.

 Important Notice:  Starting February 1, 2014 free retesting will no longer be available.  If a test is taken after this date and failed, the candidate will have to pay the full test fee to retake it.

Casting Instructor Workshops & Testing Events

SEPTEMBER  
    September 19-20, 2014  8 CI / 4 MCI / 8 THCI  Test#0114INTL Bellingham - Hexham, England EVENT CLOSED
 
 OCTOBER  
   October 3-4, 2014   4 CI  / 2 MCI  Test #1415 Mt. Home, AR  CI CLOSED  | 1 MCI OPEN
 
   October 4-6, 2014   7 CI / 1 MCI / 1 THCI  Test #0614INTL  Pskov City, Russia 
 
   October 9-10, 2014    8 CI / 4 MCI / 2 THCI  Test #1414 Crystal River, FL 7 CI OPEN | 3 MCI OPEN | THCI CLOSED
 
   October 20-24, 2014    3 CI / 1 MCI / 3 THCI #0514 INTL Seoul, Korea   EVENT CLOSED 
 
 NOVEMBER  
   November 7 - 8, 2014  2 MCI 6 CI  #0714  INTL  Albert Town, New Zealand
 
   November 13-16, 2014    12 CI  (15th-16th) / 4 MCI (14th) / 2 THCI  (13th) Test #0414 Wentworth Falls, Australia  EVENT CLOSED
 

Casting Events 2015

 
   May 15-17, 2015  6CI/ 4MCI/ 3THCI  Gargazon, Italy  
 
   June 4-7, 2015  12CI/ 8MCI/ 4THCI  Pilichowice, Poland
 


EDP Trainings

   September 2014  CE Workshop for CE Examiners - Bellingham, England 
       Contact Brian McGlashan for more information
    November 2014  CE Workshop for CE Examiners - Blue Mountains,  Australia
       Contact Peter Morse for more information
 

Casting Continuing Education Events

The fees for the Continuing Education events are not collected by the FFF office, but by the instructors holding these events listed below.  Please arrange directly with the event organizer.  If you would like an event added to this page please submit the information to David Diaz.

 SEPTEMBER
   September 21, 2014  Continuing Education Workshop time TBD - Bellingham-Hexham, England
       Contact Brian McGlashan for more information and to sign up for the workshop
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Casting CE Event - Livingston Manor, NY
Start Date/Time: Saturday, April 20, 2013
End Date/Time: Sunday, April 21, 2013
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Description:

Saturday :

9:00 am:    "Spey, Two-handed Casting" (class) Jim Valle instructor.  Novice to Intermediate casters. 6 students. Approx. 2 hours on stream. Bring your own Spey kit, waders AND license!  Meet @ event entry.

9:00 am:     "Single-handed Spey, an Introduction" (class)   Dave Jacobson instructor.  Bring your own trout kit (5-7 weight). Approx. 1.5 hours. Novice to intermediate casters. 6 students. Meet @ event entry.  

9:30 am - through afternoon:   "Public Lessons & Tune-ups", various Certified Instructors. Short, private lessons for all levels, adults AND children. Included with entry fee. Children free. Gear provided. Lessons will be on grass. Sign-up at event. Video taping will be available. 

9:30am:  "The Modern Advantage of Switch Rods"  (demonstration) William Ciaurro.  All levels. On field, by pavillion.

10:30 am:   "Saltwater Quick Cast"  (demonstration) Bob Rumpf.  All levels.  On field, by pavillion.

11:00 am:    "Change Direction Casts" (demonstration)  Mike May.  All levels. On field, by pavillion.

11:30 am:     "A Useful 15 Minute First Casting Lesson" (demonstration) Gail Gallo.  All levels. On field, by pavillion.

12:00 pm :   “New portable technologies – useful in teaching fly casting".  Jean-Francois Lavallee will be discussing technology, Ipads, smartphones etc... and how cool they can be when used to teach fly casting.  This is Continuing Education for Instructors and those interested in becoming certified. It will take place during lunch time in the new museum building's ground floor. 

Lunch :  on grounds @ the pavillion - your standard Clave Fare ... Burgers 'n Dogs, with drinks.

1:00 pm:   "Fly Fishing Literature"  (talk ... demonstration) Bob Rumpf.  All welcome. Inside the NEW building, ground floor.

1:30 pm:   "Using Targets in Teaching First Time Casters" (demonstration) Paul Gallo.  All levels. On field, by pavillion.

The rest of the afternoon is for fishing.  With a license you may fish the CFFCM’s section of the Willowemoc, or any of our nearby rivers, which all have convenient parking lots and access to the water.

Dinner.  A few of us will be going over to the Riverside Cafe and Inn after the afternoon's fishing is over for dinner and a few drinks.  Its at Exit 92 on Route 17 in Horton.  Look forward to seeing you there.

Note: The Catskill Fly Tyers Guild will be having their Annual Fly Tyers Rendezvous & Dinner Saturday, starting at 10 am at the Rockland House.  Please feel free to wander over and enjoy their great event.

Sunday :

9:00 am:    "Presentation Casts"  (class) George Simon MCI. Intermediate casters. 6 - 8 students. Bring own kit and waders. Class may be on water or on grass. Meet @ event entry.

9:30 am - through afternoon:   "Public Lessons & Tune-ups", various Certified Instructors. Short, private lessons for all levels, adults AND children. Included with entry fee. Children free. Gear provided. Lessons will be on grass. Sign-up at event. Video taping will be available.

9:30 am:    "The Inner Flyfisher" (demonstration) Alain Laprade.  All levels.  On field, by pavillion. 

10:00 am:   "Casting Heavily Weighted Flies"  (demonstration) Mike May.  All levels. On field, by pavillion.

10:30 am:    "Roll Cast"  (demonstration) Michael Gallart.  All levels.  On field, by pavillion.

11:00 am:     "Accuracy Casting"  (demonstration) Allan Johnson.  All Levels.  On field, by pavillion.

Lunch.

The rest of the day is for fishing.  With a license you may fish the CFFCM’s section of the Willowemoc, or any of our nearby rivers, which all have convenient parking lots and access to the water.

Our Instructors :

1.       Richard Ross, CI - PA

2.       Sam Decker, CI - NY

3.       Michael Gallart, CI - NJ

4.       Gail Gallo, CI - NYC

5.       Paul Gallo, CI - NYC

6.       Dan Storaska, CI - PA

7.       William Ciaurro, CI - NH

8.      Bob Rumpf, CI - NY

9.       Rodney Priddle, Sr., CI - NY

10.   Mike May, CI - ME

11.    Dave Jacobson, CI - ME

12.    Alain Laprade, CI - Montreal!

13.    Jean-Francois Lavallee, CI - Montreal!

14.    Jay Kapolka, CI - PA

15.    Jerry Girard Jr., CI - PA

16.    George Simon, MCI - PA

17.    Jim Valle, BoG, MCI, THCI - NJ

18.   Craig Buckbee, MCI - NJ

19.    Allan Johnson - NY

This event is for the public and is being held in partnership with the CFFCM, so this is most definitely an event for everyone: all fly fishers, their parents, spouses and children, FFF members, certified instructors, spey casters, etc., etc.  

Craig Buckbee, MCI, will be leading the Casting Instructing effort.  If you would like to sign up for the workshops or tests, or are an FFF Certified Instructor or Master who would like to attend, please contact Craig at: 

easterncaster@gmail.com

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