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Introduction to Fly Fishing Class

Get started fly fishing! This beginner introduction to fly fishing will get you going in the right direction with a good foundation of fly fishing concepts. This 2-1/2 hour session covers a long list of fly fishing basics and will give you solid building blocks to begin the great sport of fly fishing!

In this class, you will learn about the following:

  • Rods, Reels and Fly Lines
  • Leaders and Tippets
  • The Different Fly Types, Categories and why you use certain ones
  • Apparel and other items needed, such as vests, landing gear
  • Fish and the Water…the basic needs of trout as well as the anatomy of trout waters
  • You as a Predator
  • What Fish Eat
  • Basic Collection Procedures
  • Angling Tactics…dry fly fishing, nymph fishing and more
  • The Different Lies Trout Use
  • Fishing Knots
  • Fly Casting

Join us for a fun and information filled get-started session in fly fishing!

What you need to bring:

  • Paper and pen as there will be piles of great information
  • Windbreaker or Rain Jacket — warm clothes for winter and spring classes — we will attempt fly casting outside if weather permitting (if weather does not allow we will show basics of casting under covered area)

Where: Classes are held at Clackamette Park; 1955 Clackamette Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045

Date: April 29, 2017

Time: 9:00 am

Details: Pre-payment is required to reserve your spot. Class size is limited to be sure to book your spot in advance.

Fee: Class fee is just $35



Please note: All products will be shipped using USPS Ground and will be processed at our earliest opportunity. Please be patient. If we're guiding or on the water, we'll ship your entire order as soon as we return to the office. Thank you! Dismiss