The Transylvania Times -

Children Learn About Summer On The Fly -Brevard NC


August 13, 2018

Sandy Schenck (left) and others in the program are trying to instill a love for fly fishing in young people. See more photos on page 10A. (Times photo by Park Baker)

While the summer camp season is coming to end, the memories created for most campers will last a lifetime, and for one local camp owner those memories he hopes will instill a sense of wonder, in particular, about fly fishing.

Green River Preserve owner Sandy Schenck has been teaching fishing at his 3,000-acre camp, located on Reasonover Road at the headwaters of the Green River, for nearly 30 years. His delight in watching a child learn the basics like casting, knot tying and learning to roll cast is childlike in itself.

One of his many projects is the Summer on the Fly program, which...

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