FLY FISHING 101 - Beginners casting and fishing class


May 13th completely booked. More dates still available

Come enjoy an evening with the crew from Waters West learning the basics of fly fishing. This half day, crash course will take place at a local pond, and will jump start you into this life-long enjoyment. We will be putting heavy emphasis on casting, line control and presentation. All rods, reels, flies, and other essential equipment will be provided, and students should have a good chance at catching fish.

Subjects Covered Include:

  • Understanding Equipment
  • Basic Fly Casting
  • Fly Selection
  • Reading Water & Presentation
  • Playing and Landing Fish
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May 13th completely booked. More dates still available

  • Cost: $55.00
  • Time: 2:00pm-6:00pm
  • Dates: see available dates in drop down at bottom of page
  • Custom dates/times: available upon request for groups of 5+
  • Location: Poohs Pond 2963 Eden Valley Road Port Angeles, WA 98362. Local pond with large grassy field and the pond has a load of planted trout that are generally pretty easy and fun to catch.

    What to bring?:

    2. Rod/reel/line. Rod outfits can be provided as a loaner for the day, or purchased at the shop.
    3. Rain jacket-(highly recommended)
    4. Protective eye wear i.e sunglasses or prescription glasses will do just fine
    5. Pack your own lunch/snacks/water.
    If you need gear please specify and we can provide all necessary tackle.

    For those seeking to further their fly fishing skills*

    We now offer "advanced". This advanced class - "Fly Fishing 102" covers topics including, How to double haul, How to cast further, reading water and many more critical points. For more information on 102 Class Click link Fly Fishing 102 - Advanced Class

    *Guided Fishing Trip Option: After learning the nessisary skills required to make a "cast" we always advocate for a half or full day guided fishing trip for those seeking to learn the finer points of fly fishing. This the grand slam of fly fishing 102! A "one-on-one" learning opportunity where you are on the river actively receiving instruction and actually fishing at the same time. These are professional fishing guides but specialize in instructional services and find more value in instruction than any other service. And having a good time of course. If you would like to book a trip give us a call and we can discuss the details and a date. Thanks! Half-Day Walk n' Wade Rates: $200-1person / $250-2person. for more rates call or click link: Guide Trip Rates



    Our online store is quick and easy! You can book/purchase your class on this page. For details of online booking read the following:
    1. Simply scroll to the very bottom of the page, review our *cancellation Policy
    2. Then select your preferred date in the drop down menu titled "Please Choose: dates"
    3. Click "ADD THIS TO MY CART": proceed to check out and continue until complete.
    4. if you need a rod for this class please specify under "Special Instructions" during check-out.
    5. After purchasing your date on-line, congrats, your all done and your day is booked. Next, you will receive a confirmation email the day-of or the following business day.
    6. We like to call two days in advance of your class to say hello, discuss any further details, meeting location/time, weather appropriate gear and work out any other inquiries.
    7. If you have any further questions before your class or before we call you, always feel free to call or email us any time. Thanks!


    quick and easiest way to book your date: To book a date always feel free to call our shop and or if you have further questions (during business hours of course)

    (360)417-0937 / Store hours: Mon - Sat / 9:30am- 6:30pm / Closed on Sundays


    For simple inquiries you may email us and we will respond the day of or during the following business day


    *Please review the Cancellation Policy*

  • No refunds on classes. We can reschedule you for a future class for a $20 rescheduling fee.
  • in case of unsafe weather, the instructor may reschedule classes or change locations. If we can not reschedule you to a date convenient for you we will refund you.
  • If minimum class size (4 persons) is not met, we will try our best to reschedule you to a date that is convenient and in some cases we may have to cancel the class. In such an event, we will refund you in full.

    If you have any further questions please feel free to call. Thanks!

    (360)417-0937 / Store hours: Mon - Sat / 9:30am- 6:30 / Closed on Sundays

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