Nutmeg TU President and certified casting instructor Chuck Petruccelli will hold a casting clinic for interested anglers on Saturday, Nov. 1.

For information on the date, time and location, click here to email Chuck.

This being a clinic, what will be covered will depend on the attendees’ abilities. The clinic will include analysis and video of the attendees’ casting.

Work may cover:

The basic cast (pick up and put down);

casting accuracy;

shooting line;

roll cast (most useful cast in the East a must for the Mill, Saugutuck, Far Mill, and Pequonock rivers);

presentation casts;

slack line;

reach mend and

casting in the wind.

Petruccelli has 35 plus years experience fly fishing. He has extensive experience fishing the Housatonic and the Farmington rivers, and in shore from Milford to Westport. Petruccelli has also fished Maine, Montana, Wyoming, New Brunswick Canada, Belize, and Puerto Rico.

“I’m looking forward to helping people improve their casting and catching,” Chuck said.

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