Received 7-13-14 via text from a fly fishing school participant:

“Thanks for the great class.  Louise and I had a great time and I caught this one on a dry fly.  See you next time.”

Larry and Louise Glenn

Fly Fishing School

 Fly Fishing School Details

Welcome to our all inclusive two day Vail fly fishing school! Our two-day school is held every weekend from April through November in beautiful Vail, CO!
Our fly fishing school provides a safe, fun  & memorable fly fishing experience for men, women & children even if you have never fly fished.  We strongly encourage you to call  or stop by any of our four fly shops with any questions you might have about  our school,fly fishing in Vail & deals on lodging!

Vail Fly Fishing School: $395

Over the past 5 years, we have taught thousands of students how to fly fish and we are constantly refining & improving our system of teaching fly fishing. Schools are held every weekend from May through November and can be scheduled at your convenience or offered as a gift certificate.  Our fly fishing school is a fantastic way to, get a jump start into fly fishing, correct bad casting habits, and/or brush up on your fishing skills.  No previous fly fishing experience is required and we  provide all the  core gear items if you do not have them (wader,  boots, rods, reels etc).

Dates: Fly fishing schools are held every weekend April through November!

Location:  The Saturday Classroom portion is based out of our Minturn location, just eight minutes from Vail, Colorado.  On Sunday we will spend the entire day on whichever of the Vail area rivers, stream or lakes is fishing best.

Fishing Locations:
 Depending on the season and fishing conditions, the Sunday on the river portion can take place on the Eagle RiverGore CreekColorado RiverRoaring Fork, Homestake Creek, or Piney Lake & Stream. For those interested in fishing private water,  we have exclusive access  to the best 5 miles of private water on the Eagle River! Rod fee for private water is $125/person.


guide trip after a Vail fly fishing trainingWho is it For: 
Our two day fly fishing schools are for men, women & Children ages 10 & up.  No previous fly fishing experience is necessary. All you need is a good attitude, an open mind & a willingness to learn!

How To Sign Up: Just call up the shop (970.827.9500 Minturn or 720.851.4665 Parker). Once payment is received, you can choose nearly any weekend  from April through October. The classes are consecutive and will build on each other from one day to the next. Thus, it’s mandatory you attend the Saturday classroom session to get the most out of the Sunday on the water experience.

Learn to Fly Fish from the Shop that Won Gold at the 2010, 2011 & 2013 Go Pro Mountain Games!

The course is instructed by professional fly fishing guides and competition anglers that hold a genuine passion for teaching fly fishing. Having taught 1,000’s of people how to fly fish, we have developed a proven system of teaching that will allow you to leave the class with the skills and knowledge to go out on your own and have a successful day fly fishing.

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