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Two Day Fly Fishing school in Wisconsin

Saturday & Sunday, September 7th - 8th 2019

This two day class takes place on a living, beautiful spring creek, an incredible classroom!

Our staff is passionate about fly fishing and has two full days to teach and share.
The "instruction" encompasses the following areas of concentration and will be presented by our expert instructors:

* Casting and on-stream presentation techniques
* Knot tying basics
* Collection of aquatic insects and an entomology overview all designed to help students understand fly selection and how "bugs" play into the game
* Basic equipment selection and use
* Understanding of stream hydrology, fish biology and habitat
* Application of learned techniques with "guided" fishing demos

All necessary equipment(rods,reels, flies and leaders) and instructional materials are provided. Lunch and beverages will be served each day. Students will need to arrange for their own transportation, lodging and Wisconsin fishing license.

Thanks for the excellent Fly Fishing School that Paul, Phil and you presented at Castle Rock. Your Chicago Fly Fishing Outfitters program far exceeded other programs I have experienced. Since taking up fly fishing a few years ago I have been continually trying to improve. After a weekend with you guys I left feeling my knowledge and technique had definitely moved up a level. I especially appreciated the focus on the Wisconsin's Driftless Area. I was also impressed that several attendees who had never done any fly fishing were competently casting and knowledgeably fishing by the program's end. Every aspect of your program was excellent and, with 10 students and 3 instructors, it was like getting individual instruction. I would unhesitatingly recommend this school.

Tom B, May 2018

"Loved it. Just what I was looking for to supplement my prior bluegill and bass fishing. Catching my first brown was a highlight!"

Steven P Sep 2018

"Please extend my thanks to Jon, Will and Phil on an EXCELLENT job with the class. Although I have been fly fishing for 5 years, you guys kept it interesting and it is always good to brush up on the fundamentals."

Al D - May 2014

"What a great course! You did such a nice job and definitely opened my eyes as to why my family/friends enjoy this sport so much. I can tell why it gets compared to golf in a way and hope I can get out to the "real" waters soon this summer.


"Thanks for a tremendous weekend. I cannot compliment Jon, Will and Phil enough. Truly great ambassadors and instructors... The boys definitely have the bug and I will be sure to keep encouraging them. All the best!"

Paul - June 2011