If you are intent about becoming an active,competent, independent angler – this four day school is for you. You will take the plunge and focus on taking your fly fishing skills to the next level.
My biggest joy is when I develop independent anglers!
For the last 15 years I have been teaching fly fishing from an1.5 hour casting lessons to all day in the classroom or all day on the water to multiple days on the water. My experience those that advance the quickest and retain their knowledge are those that have in-depth classroom time, and on the water time – divided between guided and on your own time. We learn the fastest with repetitive practice in a short time frame. Thus I am very excited to off a 4-day intensive Fly Fishing School. The class is limited to 4 anglers.
The Framework of the Curriculum
The School will kick off on the evening before with a casual social and a refresher on knots or casting at 7:00
On Day 1 – We’ll be on the water all day. You’ll spend 1/2 the day with me coaching you and the other 1/2 the day experiencing fishing on you own. There is nothing like being on your own to discover what you know and what you don’t know. We’ll start at 9:00 and end at 6:00
On Day 2 – We’ll spend our days split between casting on the grass on in-depth education on bugs, reading the water, rigging, and line management. Topics will be turned based on your experience on Day 1. We’ll start at 9:00 and end at 6:00
On Day 3 – We will be back to the water all day. You’ll spend 1/2 the day with me coaching you and the other 1/2 the day experiencing fishing on you own. There is nothing like being on your own to discover what you know and what you don’t know. We’ll start at 9:00 and end at 6:00
On Day 4 – Our topics will focus casting, fly selection and rigging. Yes a second go around on these topics, in more depth. It’t the repetition of these topics – that will enable you to retain you newley improved skills. And to be independent you need to be able to try your flies on and cast them effectively. We’ll start at 9:00 and end at 2:00
Socializing – With no doubt I know that the 4 individuals who attend these classes will build a lasting bond for future fishing trips. Also when learning in a small group of 4 your able to ask more -indepth questions and also learn from the questions of others.
Meals – Your lunches will be provide on Day 1 to 4. You’ll need to pay for your own breakfast and dinner – our plan will do these as a group.
Accomodations at the Sisters Bunkhouse
Each participant will have their own room for privacy during the school. At the Bunkhouse there is a small social area where you can chat as a group at the beginning and end of the day. There is a small group refrigerator to store you snacks and favorite beverages.
Cost – The cost for the 4-day Intensive Fly Fishing School is $1000. This includes your lodging, guide fee, flies, class instruction and your lunches. It does not include fishing licenses and gratuity.
Payments – To receive your spot – a 50% down payment is required. The reminder will be due 45 days before the school. Prior to 45 days a refund will be provided. After that – your fees will only be refunded if a replacement is found for you.