Orvis Fly Fishing School in Bozeman, Montana |
Orvis Fly Fishing School

When it comes to western fly-fishing, there are few places like Bozeman, Montana. The regional fisheries include the Yellowstone, Madison, Gallatin, and Jefferson rivers as the “headliners.” As one starts to look closer, however, there are dozens of small streams and rivers with names that are unfamiliar to even the most seasoned western trout fisherman, each having their own uniqueness as a quality wild-trout fishery. This diversity of accessible, wild-trout waters is what sets Bozeman apart and makes for a wonderful location to both learn the basics of fly fishing and improve your skills on the water.

Fins and Feathers of Bozeman is a full service fly shop and fly fishing guide service located in the Gallatin Valley; their guides and staff are the instructors for the Orvis Fly Fishing School in Bozeman. The Bozeman-based guide service was recognized as the “2010 Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Outfitterof the Year” as a result of their commitment to providing exceptional guided fly fishing experiences. Teaching anglers of all skill levels how to fly fish and improve their skillson the water is their passion.

The Orvis Fly Fishing School in Bozeman is located at Montana Troutchaser's, just outside of Bozeman, near Gallatin Gateway, MT. This boutique fishing lodge offers private access to the Gallatin River, a casting pond, gourmet meals, and well-appointed suites for our overnight guests. Although students are welcome to stay anywhere in the area while taking the class, we recommend staying at Troutchasers as their setting is ideal and the convenience of being located where the classes are taught.

$489 pp for the two day course covers tuituon and equipment for the class. 

We cover these essentials and more.: 

  • Fly casting techniques
  • Essential knots
  • How to choose your gear and tackle
  • Stream entomology (the science of insects)
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water and currents
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish

For more information about an Orvis Fly Fishing School, call (866) 531-6213 or visit Orvis.com . 

Fins & Feathers hosts and teaches these classes, all reservations and inquiries should be directed to Orvis.

Please contact Fins & Feathers of Bozeman if you would like to add a guided fly fishing trip or for help with booking your lodging at Montana Troutchaser's.

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