Fly Fishing Instruction
We are pleased to announce that our Fly Fishing Instruction is available for individuals with varying degrees of ability. We firmly believe in individual attention and we do not do groups of strangers since each person learns at their own pace. Often other class members can prove a distraction or create a competitive environment. The best way to learn is one on one or as close to that as is possible. However, upon request we do do groups and corporate events. Our one day course has been extremely popular and includes a full day’s instruction, with a break for lunch, which is provided. The cost is $200 per person per day all inclusive. For those who want a 1/2 day of instruction, the cost is $125 per person. In both cases, rod, reel, waders and boots are provided at no additional cost.
BEGINNER – for those who have never fished or are just embarking on flyfishing and desire to have a good head start. We will provide the beginner with sufficient skills to be able to enjoy future flyfishing excursions unassisted. Includes basic casting, knot tying, basic knowledge of flies, wading advice and information as to how to select equipment. A solid introduction to the basics of flyfishing.
INTERMEDIATE – for anglers who have some experience and would like to improve their skills and abilities. This course includes some work on improving casting skills which will enable you to make longer and more accurate casts. Learning or improving the all important line mend. Learning to tie the important knots. Nymph fishing basics, use of a simple dropper fly. Basic water reading. Advice and assistance in remedying problems you may be having on the stream. General fly fishing applications for the variety of flies commonly used. Proper use of leaders, lines and equipment.
The lessons will consist of a four (4) hour course priced at $120.00 per individual with a maximum of four participants per course. Rental gear is available at no additional charge. Hourly rate is $30 while a full day is $200.
BEGINNERS: Please refer to our fly fishing lessons which include basic fly casting, along with additional fundamentals necessary to enjoy fly fishing unassisted.
INTERMEDIATE: This course is designed for the angler who has one to several years of fly fishing experience and would like to improve their casting abilities. If you are experiencing persistent casting problems such as: too low a backcast, poor presentation of your fly, the dreaded tailing loop and/or others, time will be spent identifying, explaining and eliminating these faults. Our primary goal will be assist you towards becoming a much improved fly caster.
ADVANCED: This course is tailored for the fly fishers with perhaps 5 years or more experience who have achieved some degree of proficiency and have the desire to “fast forward” their skills and abilities. As needed, time will be spent on identifying, explaining and correcting any casting problems presently being experienced. Learn alternate casts which become an enabling factor when coping with adverse conditions. Also learn the single and double-haul which dramatically increases line speed, making those long distance casts a reality. Our goal is to assist you toward being an improved fly caster which will result not only in more fish, but will also enhance your overall fly fishing pleasure.
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