It is that time of year that the Orvis company is getting there annual Fly Fishing 101 program going again. This is a great time to get loved ones and friends into the sport without the hassle of doing it all yourself. Check it out.
If you’re looking for a great way to get the family together outside, our FF101 class is the perfect event to get started. Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can participate in. All ages are welcome to attend the event, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Bring the whole family and learn what this great sport is all about.
Fly Fishing 101
Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages. Fly Fishing 101 will provide you with free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.
Fly Fishing 201
If you’ve already completed Fly Fishing 101, you’re ready for the next step. Join us for a short outing on local water for a chance to catch your first fish!
A nominal fee for the outing may apply.
Upon Completion of the Courses: You will receive special in-store offers valid toward the purchase of Orvis products and a Free Trout Unlimited membership—a $35 value.
At some classes, the Orvis FF101 instructors will be assisted by certified fly-casting instructors from the Federation of Fly Fishers. Fly-fishing instructors have been trained, tested, and certified to be effective teachers of fly casting. This program has over 1,500 certified instructors around the world.
Most of our Orvis Retail Stores are offering Fly Fishing 101 and 201 classes on the dates below. Be sure to contact your local store for the exact times and dates of their classes, as well as any additional dates that store may be offering.
2017 Fly Fishing 101 Fly Fishing 201
April: Saturdays: 22, 29 Sunday: 30
May: Saturdays: 6, 13, 20, 27 Sunday: 14
June: Saturdays: 3, 10, 17 Sunday: 4
The following states have Orvis Retail Stores and/or dealers that are participating in Fly Fishing 101 and Fly Fishing 201. Space is limited in these classes, so please RSVP to reserve your space.