Fly Fishing Schools

Building Competence and Confidence

How fast do you want to become a competent angler?  A Fly Fishing School with me is a great way to quickly develop your skills.

Your instruction is a mix of casting lessons, a  concepts class, and one or more days on the water.  The concepts class covers bugs & flies, knots & rigging, reading the water, and line management.

One Day School – 2 to 3  anglers $450

2 hours casting, 2 hours on the water instruction, and 4 hours guided fishing

Two Day School: – 2 to 3  anglers $700

Day One: 2 hours casting & 4 hour Concepts Class

Day Two: 1 hour casting, 2 hours on the water instruction, & 5 hours guided fishing

Three Day School: – 2 to 3  anglers $1150

Day One: 2 hours casting & 4 hour Concepts Class

Day Two: 1 hour casting, 2 hours on the water instruction, & 5 hours guided fishing

Day Three: 1 hour casting & 7 hours guided fishing

Timing: Contact Mary Ann to schedule your private dates.

  • Casting Lesson Details
  •  Basic Cast Mechanics
  • Pick Up & Lay Down Cast
  • Roll Cast
  • False Casting
  • Casting different angles.
  • Casting different distances

Concept Class Details

  • Matching the Hatch – Aquatic Insects & Life Cycles
  • Knots  – Improved Clinch, Surgeons, Loop to Loop, Uni-Knot
  • Rigging – How to rig your line and leader for various fly presentations.
  • Reading the Water – Where are the fish
  • Line Management – What to do once your fly hits the water.

On the Water Instruction Topics

  • Safe Wading
  • Bug and Water Selection
  • Approaching the Water – What angle to position yourself based on the water
  • Dry Fly Presentation– Line Management to get a natural drift
  • Nymph Presentation – Euro Nymphing or swing flies

To register – Email Mary Ann Dozer at flyfishingpursuits@gmail.com