Godfrey's Pond gives people a chance to get hooked on fly-fishing

Apr 1, 2013

Today, Arlene Leach checked an item off her bucket list. She took her first fly-fishing class.

"I love nature," the Rochester resident said. "I love water and I love fish and it just brings me closer to a peace I don't have in my professional life."

Leach was among 30 people who turned out at Godfrey's Pond this morning for a free fly-fishing class with instructors Ron Wickings and Jim Southall

While Leach had never held a fly rod before, some of the class members have been fly-fishing for years.

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