Reasons to attend an Orvis Fly-Fishing School


Over the years, I have had many students tell me how “attending the fly-fishing school has eliminated what would have been countless hours of frustration learning how to fly cast on my own.” Students with fly-fishing experience who have attended the school have commented, “I wish I had attended years ago. I learned more in two days than in two or three years on my own.”

In the Orvis Fly-Fishing Schools, you will learn and participate in:

  • The Orvis Progressive Fly-Casting Method – A time-tested method that is adaptable to most any type of fly fishing
  • Technical information on lines, rods, and reels
  • Hands-on knot tying
  • Fly selection
  • How to choose and fish flies
  • How to safely handle and release fish
  • Hook-setting and fish-fighting techniques
  • Video analysis
  • Reading water

Fly fishing is a wonderful sport that offers a lifetime of enjoyment and takes you to the most beautiful places in the world. Whether you are a total beginner or have been fly fishing for many years, the Orvis Fly-Fishing Schools can accommodate all levels of experience. With a 4:1 student-to-instructor ratio, you are assured plenty of individual attention. Let the pros at the Orvis Fly Fishing Schools teach you the skills you need for a lifetime of enjoyment.

Fly Fishing Instructor

Truel Myers
Head Fly-Fishing Instructor, The Orvis Company