Education Excellence Award

Frangos and fishEducation Excellence Award – Dino Frangos

Awarded to individuals or clubs that have made outstanding contributions in teaching one or more elements of our sport to others. Elements such as fly fishing basics, fly casting, fly tying, rod building, or advanced fishing techniques. Dr. Dino Frangos is a native of Wyoming and retired urologist from Mobile, AL. He’s been a member of the Gulf Coast Fly Fishing School, and through the school and other venues has taught over a thousand folks how to fly cast.

A longtime FFI Certified Casting Instructor, in 2013 he was certified a Master Casting Instructor (MCI). And in 2021, he met the requirements to become a Level 1 Examiner for testing and certification in the CCI program. In addition to teaching and instruction, Dino has written numerous articles on flycasting, including the FFI Casting Publication, The Loop. A few of his articles have been invaluable to those pursuing the Master Casting Instruction (MCI) certification. Dino has volunteered for casting instruction at various events, including most recently at the FFI Gulf Coast Classic in Gulf Shores.

The GCFFS instructors have got it going!