MSU Fly Gal casts wide net on social media
PhD student and U.S. Fisheries and Wildlife employee Molly Good will be spreading the gospel of fly fishing through the social media today for the groups #FishLikeaGirl campaign with a live Facebook event at 2:30 p.m. EST (11:30 a.m. PT). The feature will be on the USFWS Pacific Region Facebook page.
"I'll be highlighting my love of fishing, my "story" of how I got into fishing, and some tips and tricks for other people (mainly females) to become involved in fly fishing in general," Good said. She's
â€‹a fish and wildlife biologist in the Ecological Services branch of the Washington Fish and Wildlife Office in Lacey, WA.
She'll be available to answer questions online. Good has been a leader in MSU Fly Gals -- a program underwritten by the Boone and Crockett Club to foster a love, understanding respect of fly fishing and outdoorswomanship
The women, under the careful eye of fly fishing master Tom Sadler, learn the basics of the gear, the craft and the cast. A two-year program, it is followed by a float trip down the north branch of the AuSable River.