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Fly Fishing WorkShops

Fly Fishing Workshops

Fly Fishing is easier than you think.
Learn how to Fly Fish with Fly Rod ‘N Reel. We will teach you the fundamentals of fly fishing and you will have a solid foundation to expand your skills.

Fly Rod ‘N Reels’ Workshops are designed to provide the novice/beginner angler with the essential Fly Fishing skills required to give Fly Fishing a go.  I offer 4 WorkShops: WS#1 Intro to Fly Fishing, WS#2 On Stream Training and Guiding, WS#3 Intro to Fly Tying and WS#4 Hourly Instruction.  

Learn how to Fly Fish with Fly Rod ‘N Reel and get that Personalized Service that You Will Appreciate!

Workshop 1

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Equipment and Basic Fly Casting Techniques

  • Rods & Reels
  • Backing, Leaders & Tippets
  • Knots
  • Flies
  • Waders, boots & vests
  • Streamside tools
  • Intro to Fly Casting

Cost: $160 (includes 5 hours of training, all equipment, lunch and refreshments).

Maximum of 4 students per class.

WorkShop #1 is scheduled between April 1 and October 31 due to weather conditions. Other dates can be arranged by mutual agreement between Fly Rod ‘N Reel and the attendee.  I can hold my WorkShops at “The Barns Winery” near Leesburg VA or in Cunningham State Park in Thurmont, MD.

Check the calendar of events for scheduled Workshops and let me know if you see a scheduled Workshop that you are interested in by entering it in the Date Request section before you add the product to the cart. Otherwise I will work with you to schedule a Workshop date that meets your needs.

NOTE: I start scheduling Workshop #1 in early spring of each year and then continue to schedule through October.

You can also buy a Gift Certificate for WS#1, please click this link: WorkShop #1 Gift Certificate

Click on the link below to secure your Workshop, or call Mike if you have questions. By paying in full a Workshop slot is guaranteed, but specific dates will need to be confirmed by Fly Rod ‘N Reel.

Workshop 3

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Introduction to Fly Tying

  • Fly tying equipment
  • Materials
  • Patterns
  • Fly tying techniques

Cost: $100 (includes a total of 4 hours, broken up into two, 2 hr classes and includes all materials).

Location: Leesburg VA

Maximum of 1 student per class.

Can be held any day of the week.

Please let me know what date you are interested in by entering it in the Date Request section before you add the product to the cart.

Click on the link below to secure your Workshop, or call Mike if you have questions. By paying in full a Workshop slot is guaranteed, but specific dates will need to be confirmed by Fly Rod ‘N Reel.

Workshop 2

On Stream Training and Guiding

    • On Water Strategies
    • Reading the Water
    • Casting and Line Control
    • Safe Wading
    • Netting and Landing Fish
  • Includes a full day of guiding/training, equipment, lunch and refreshments.

Cost: 

  • Streams including Beaver Creek, Morgan’s Run, Big Hunting Creek, Little Hunting Creek, Friends, Owens.
    • $180 for one angler, $210 for two.
  • Streams in the northern end of the Shenandoah National Park (from Rapidan North) and the Gunpowder.
    • $200 for one angler, $230 for two.
  • Western MD including the Savage and the North Branch of the Potomac.
    • $230 for one angler, $260 for two.

Attendees are required to procure the required fishing license and Trout stamp (if applicable) for the appropriate state.

Maximum of 2 per class.

Let me know what date you are interested in by entering it in the Date Request section before you add the product to the cart.

Click on the link below to secure your Workshop, a payment of $180 will hold the the workshop ( the difference will be paid on the day), or call Mike if you have questions. By paying a Workshop slot is guaranteed, but specific dates will need to be confirmed by Fly Rod ‘N Reel.


 

Workshop 4

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Hourly Instruction

This course is customized to fit your needs. If you don’t have the time for Workshop #1 but you want to learn how to cast, learn basic fly fishing skills or brush up on your existing skills, we are happy to provide hourly instruction. Hourly lessons that are convenient for you! Equipment will be provided upon request. Cost: $35/hour. 

Please let me know what date you are interested in by entering it in the Date Request section before you add the product to the cart.

Location: Leesburg VA/Casanel Winery

Maximum of 2 students per class.

Click on the link below to secure your Workshop, or call Mike if you have questions. By paying in full a Workshop slot is guaranteed, but specific dates will need to be confirmed by Fly Rod ‘N Reel.

 Link to WorkShop Page at Store

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