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PEAC 1309 - Hike-Camp-Fish

Credits: 2
This course will introduce beginners to the basics of backpacking and fly-fishing so that they can pursue future trips with more confidence. Topics will include choosing proper equipment, how to pack a pack effectively, minimizing impact on the land, reading topographic maps, basic use of map and compass, and protecting food and equipment from animals. The techniques of fly-fishing will be emphasized and practiced. Care of equipment, safety, and determining fish behaviors will also be covered. The course will involve lecture/discussion sessions followed by a day hike and a weekend trip, three days/two nights in the local mountains.