There is no place better than Bozeman, Montana when it comes to fly-fishing for wild trout. Although the sport can seem intimidating and complex at first glance, people are always amazed by how quickly they can get going on their own after an hour or two of basic instruction. We have developed an introductory fly-fishing class that is FREE, FUN, and EFFECTIVE in helping participants learn how to set up and cast a fly rod.
The Fins & Feathers’ Orvis Fly Fishing 101 class is
available year-round, with a heavy emphasis on the spring and summer
months. Classes are taught at a variety of locations around Bozeman
including city parks, breweries, public landmarks, and many of our Fly Fish Truck events too. A complete listing of dates and locations can be found at our online Event Schedule.
These classes are free to the public and everyone is welcome to attend with advance reservations. Class duration is typically 1 hour in length (generally starts around 8:30 am) and is limited to 5 participants per session. No fishing license is required. Children under 12 are welcome to attend while accompanied by a parent. The use of rods and reels is included with the class, but you are welcome to use your own as well.
Simply email our Outreach Director to inquire about availability or to reserve a spot. Or register online right here. Reservations for this FREE class can easily be made from our Facebook Events page. These are extremely popular, so please notify us in advance if your plans change as we often have a waiting list for many dates. Private classes are available for groups of 10, please inquire directly with our Outreach Director for details and pricing.