Rotarians Learn How to CastOn Friday, March 7th, the Rotary Club of Amelia Island Sunrise was treated to lessons in fly casting from Captain Lawrence Piper of The Angler’s Mark.

Captain Piper has been providing fly fishing adventures on Amelia Island for over 7 years.

As a certified Fly Casting Instructor from the Federation of Fly Fishers, Captain Piper provides instruction on how to fine tune your casting technique and become a better fisherman!

In his presentation, Captain Piper talked about the 5 principles of casting:
-Eliminating slack in your line
-Acceleration of the fly rod
-Following a straight line with the rod tip
-Varying casting strokes
-Timed pauses

The Angler’s Mark offers tours of all the backwaters of Amelia Island with Captain Piper providing all the tackle and instruction needed to be a terrific fly fisherman.

Born and raised in Fernandina Beach, Captain Piper loves to share the history of the island and all the best fishing spots! For more information about Captain Piper and The Angler’s Mark, visit the website at

The Rotary Club of Amelia Island Sunrise meets every Friday at 7:30 a.m. at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. For more information about the club or to attend a morning breakfast meeting, please contact president, Mark Dennis, at or go to

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