Category Archives: Winter 2018 courses

Fly-Tying for Beginners

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Class scheduled for April 6th has been cancelled because of the snow storm.

Course Title: Fly-Tying for Beginners

Course#18W08

Date:  Mar  9, 16, 23, & Apr 6th  2018  10am-noon

Location: Iron County Courthouse, Hurley

Course Fee: $30 discount Fee $25 by Mar 1st

Course#18W09

There is space for 2 more students, sign up quickly.

Class 1

The first class will start with a brief discussion involving -Anatomy of hook(hand out- describe hook sizes) and what is a recipe; How to attach materials to hook; Using a tying vise; Sizing your flies properly (includes hand out).  Various flies will be displayed from dries, wets, nymphs, streamers, musky streamers, spun deer hair and finally the student will end the class tying a Wooly Bugger and floating foam flies, and marabou jigs. Continue reading

Where Two Worlds Meet-Lac du Flambeau

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Course Title:Where Two Worlds Meet-Lac du Flambeau

Course #18W07

Dates:  Tuesdays, March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 2018

Time:  10:00 AM to noon

Location:  Mercer Library conference room, 2648 W Margaret St., Mercer

Maximum number of students: 15

This course is now filled and we will not be able to accept any more students.

Course fee: $30 with $5 discount if registration is received by March 6, 2018 

Objectives:   I hope that students will come to have a greater perception of and empathy for people of differing racial/cultural backgrounds with a view toward bringing about a better understanding and acceptance of others and differing ways of life.

Course description:

Cultural exclusivity is nothing new, nor is it relegated to any particular geographical area, but when cultures meet the result is often confusing and disorienting.  This class explores the divergent cultures of people living on “the border lines,” people who live in two worlds so to speak, on a daily basis. The class will focus on the community of Lac du Flambeau with its rich Ojibwe Indian history and traditions and “the other,” non-Indian people who have made Lac du Flambeau their home.  Applications will be made and discussed as they relate to differing multicultural living circumstances as well; all with a view toward better understanding one another. Continue reading