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2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHED 2700 - ♦The Tradition of Hunting and Fly Fishing


The Tradition of Hunting and Fly Fishing gives students insights into hunting’s history and its importance as a wildlife management tool. The course covers also the skill of fly fishing, including fly tying techniques and fly rod casting. The course combines classroom lecture, demonstrations and hands-on activities while emphasizing the biophysical values of both outdoor sports. Course topics will include safety, women in hunting, the economics of hunting and managing wildlife, hunting sessions, laws and regulations and gun control. Students will also learn the evolution of fishing, fly-fishing regulations and the sport’s practice in Southern Appalachia. As one class assignment students will learn how to make their own fishing flies.

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Semester: Variable

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites: None

Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.


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