In fly-fishing 101, Orvis Instructors will teach you the basics of fly-fishing: casting, rigging, and fly selection, in just two hours! You’ll even get to practice landing a fish! We provide all the gear along with a light brunch, coffee and mimosas.
As a thank-you for taking the class, you will receive a set of exclusive coupons that will help outfit you with gear and clothing; allowing you to hit the water as easily and comfortably as possible!
Join us at your local store to see how simple, fun and accessible fly fishing really is!
All fishing gear will be provided, along with a light brunch and plenty of water.
You will be outside for the first hour of the class, so dress appropriately: sun or rain gear, comfortable clothes and shoes, a hat, and sunglasses.
Class will be held at the Orvis retail store in Manchester, Vermont.
Join us for these special limited space fly-fishing schools that are perfect for the family. At the Orvis Parent/Child Fly-Fishing School, you and your child will learn the basics of fly fishing. This is a great opportunity to learn a skill that will last a lifetime while sharing the memory with a loved one. Our expert instructors will help you with all things fly fishing, such as setting up the rod, fly selection, knot-tying, and how to safely release your catch. Fly-fishing classes are held in our brand-new schoolhouse directly across from the Orvis Flagship Store, on our fully-stocked casting pond, and out on the famed Battenkill River.
You’ll cover it all at the Manchester, Vermont Fly Fishing School:
- Fly casting techniques
- Essential fly fishing knots
- How to choose your gear and tackle
- Stream entomolgy (the science of insects)
- Proper fly selection
- How to read water and currents
- How to play, land, and safely release fish