St Croix Fishing Rod Co. national accounts manager Dan Johnston is offering an entry-level fly casting class on May 12th in North Liberty to benefit the Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) in the hopes of helping kids struggling with addiction to recieve the help they need. Dan lost his nephew Seth to substance use disorder 2016. Read the Johnston's story here.
Dan has taught the sport of fly fishing for 30 yrs., and is very passionate about teaching. He has taught beginning and advanced fly-casting classes all over the Midwest and has been involved with magazine articles, social media videos, podcasts, and television to promote the sport of fishing.
ASAC/St Croix- Class Outline:
This is an entry-level fly casting class targeted to the beginner. Advanced casters are welcome as well. This is a hands on casting class that involves total attendee participation.
We will cover the following areas of fly-casting:
Explanation of equipment and rigging
Techniques of the Back-Cast and false-casting
Details of the event:
Saturday May 12th at 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: Liberty Centre Pond, North Liberty, IA
$100/person (All proceeds to ASAC)
Rods and reels provided and lunch will be provided by Pei's Mandarin China Bistro.
ASAC provides accessible, comprehensive substance abuse services delivered with dignity, respect and professionalism to reduce the impact of substance use disorders.
Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) is a private nonprofit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Formed in 1962, ASAC is one of the most comprehensive substance abuse prevention and treatment agencies in the state of Iowa. Our service area primarily serves Linn, Benton, Jones, Jackson and Clinton counties as well as clients from across Iowa.
What We Do
ASAC is licensed by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Division of Health Promotion, Prevention and Addictive Behaviors, to combat the abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Our mission is to provide accessible services designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities in East Central Iowa. Our services follow the continuum of care beginning with Prevention and Intervention moving through the various levels of Treatment.