Fly Fishing: The Basics

This course is for the beginner and the intermediate interested in learning more about fly fishing. This is a lecture-based course that will cover all aspects of the sport, from the history of the sport to the equipment needed to get started. Students will receive information about how to buy their first fly rod and reel. Participants will also get hands-on training on how to tie knots while on the water as well as how to rig a fly rod for fishing different types of flies. Other topics covered during this course will include gear, fly lines, entomology, reading water, conservation and etiquette. This class is more focused on trout fishing, but we will also cover some warm water fish. All equipment will be provided.

Instructor: Ryan Allred, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Available Sessions