Key Largo, Florida 1-Day Fly Fishing School

Learn to hook saltwater sport fish at one of our renowned Florida fly fishing schools.

Key Largo, Florida 1-Day Fly Fishing School


Located at the beautiful Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo! Learn how to fly fish for the most coveted saltwater species in the world: bonefish, tarpon, and permit. The club sits on nearly 4,000 lush tropical acres and is an ideal setting to learn the specialized techniques used to fly fish the beautiful saltwater flats of the world. After the school, students can arrange to take a guided trip on the nearby flats through Orvis Ocean Reef Club Outfitters. The school covers everything from fly casting, tackle, knots, and fly selection, to fish-fighting techniques, and how to safely release fish.

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You'll cover it all at the Key Largo, Florida Fly Fishing School:

  • Fly-casting techniques (including video analysis)
  • Essential fly fishing knots
  • How to choose your fly fishing gear and tackle
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water
  • How to play, land, photograph, and safely release fish

Tuition includes comprehensive instruction, lunches, and use of premium Orvis fly tackle.

Note: Because of the heavier tackle used at the Orvis Key Largo Fly Fishing School, we strongly recommend that students be at least 12 years old.

For more information about Orvis Fly Fishing Schools, call 866-531-6213.


1-Day Fly Fishing School Class Program
Key Largo, Florida
Time Activity & Description
9:00 am Student registration at the Orvis Store.
9:30 Introductions and discussion of class program.
9:45 Classroom presentation on lines, rods, and reels.

Report to casting area. The Orvis Progressive Method to Fly Casting, Part 1: Demonstration on the basic casting stroke. Student casting.

12:00pm Lunch (catered to school)
12:30 Report to casting area. The Orvis Progressive Method to Fly Casting, Part 2 & 3: Demonstration on shooting line, false casting, roll casting, and double-hauling. Student casting.
2:00 Classroom presenation - Knot tying seminar: Discussion on leaders and hands-on knot tying.
2:45 Presentation on fly selection, and how to fish flies, tips on how to handle, photograph and release fish.
3:45 Report to casting area for demonstration on hook-setting and fish fighting techniques, and demonstration on casting to sighted fish (targets will be set-up), students practicing casting to targets.
4:30 Return to classroom for closing statements and graduation certificates. End of school.


1-Day Orvis Fly Fishing School - Key Largo, Florida
2015 School Dates

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Lodging & Reservation Information
Key Largo, Florida

Please contact the Inn at Ocean Reef for lodging and reservations:

Inn at Ocean Reef
201 Ocean Reef Drive
Key Largo, Fl. 33037

Please mention you will be attending the Orvis Fly Fishing School.


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