One Day School
9:00 am Student registration
9:30 Introduction and discussion of class program.
9:45 Fly Casting : The basic casting stroke, shooting line, false casting, false casting and shooting line, and roll casting.
10:00 Report to casting pond for demonstration of basic casting stroke. Students casting.
11:15 Classroom presentation – Tackle and flies.
12:30 Fly Casting: The double haul.
12:45 Report to casting pond for demonstration on the double haul. Students casting.
1:30 Classroom presentation – Knot tying seminar. Discussion on leaders, hands-on knot tying.
2:15 Presentation discussion
3:00 On stream – Talk on reading water. Demonstration on fishing flies. Students fishing.
4:30 Return to school room for closing statements, and graduation certificates.
5:00 End of school.
$165.00 per person
Two Day School
Upper Delaware River, PA & NY
7:00pm Registration: Students fill out license applications. Social Hour
8:00 to 9:00: Dinner Instructor introductions and brief overview of school program.
9:00: Entomology presentation.
9:00 Classroom presentation - lines, rod, and reel.
10:00 Students casting with instructors. Emphasis on basic cast, rod control.
12:00 pm Lunch.
1:00 Students report to the clubhouse. Shooting line, false casting, and the roll cast.
2:30 Students casting with instructors - emphasis on shooting line, false casting, and roll casting.
3:00 Walk/Wade Trip on local waters. Discussing techniques to catch fish, where trout live, reading water and intro to aquatic entomology
6:00: Return to lodge, prepare for dinner
6:30 to 8:00: Cocktails & Dinner
8:00 to 9:30: Knot-tying seminar. Students will learn essential knots, hook sizes, and leaders.
9:30 End of first day.
9:00 am Entomology presentation. Students will learn basic fly selection and strategies for the river trip.
10:30: Students practice casting with flies in still water, learn hook setting, and how to land and release fish.
11:30 Return to classroom
12:00 pm Lunch.
1:00 Students report to front deck with all gear for river trip. Students will learn to read a trout stream and fish different flies in moving water.
4:00 Graduation, end of school.
$295.00 per person (Limited to 10 people)