PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will offer free fly tying and fly fishing programs from March to July at various libraries throughout the state, including the Portsmouth Free Public Library.
RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife is continuing the fly fishing community outreach program this year with these programs.
The program at Portsmouth Free Public Library will be held on Thursdays, starting March 23.
Participants will make their own flies with tools and materials provided by the state. Participants will also have the opportunity to fly fish with the flies they have made.
Participants are encouraged to use their own gear; however, fly rods will be available.
No fishing license is needed to participate in this program. Click below to find additional dates and times for a program near you.
Contact 401-539-0019 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register for a program or for further information.
Middletown Public Library 6-8 pm Mondays starting on 3/20/2017
Brownell Public Library (Little Compton) 6-8 pm Wednesdays starting on 3/22/2017
Jesse M Smith Memorial Library (Burrillville) 6-8 pm Mondays starting on 5/8/2017
Coventry Public Library 6-8 pm Mondays starting on 6/12/2017
Glocester Manton Free Public Library 6-8 pm Tuesdays starting on 6/13/2017
Greenville Public Library 6-8 pm Wednesdays starting on 6/14/2017