For more information about an Orvis Fly Fishing School, call 866-531-6213.
|Fly-Fishing School Class Program
|Time||Activity & Description|
|8:00 am||Students meet at Orvis Pro Shop at Dogwood Canyon; transport to Trapper’s Cabin.|
Introduction and discussion of class program.
|9:15||The Orvis Progressive Method to Fly Casting part one and two: Video on the basic casting stroke, shooting line, false casting, false casting and shooting line, and roll casting.|
|9:30||Report to casting pond for demonstration of basic casting stroke. Students casting.|
|10:45||Classroom presentation – Tackle and Fly Selection.|
|12:30||Classroom presentation – Knot tying seminar. Discussion on leaders, hand-on knot tying.|
|1:00||The Orvis Progressive Method to Fly Casting part three: Video on the double haul.|
|1:15||Orvis-Endorsed fishing trips and tips on fishing with guides. Wading and wading safety.|
|2:15||Classroom presentation - Leader, tippet, weights, strike indicators and knot tying, followed by students knot tying.|
|2:30||Dogwood Creek trip – Talk on reading water. Demonstration on fishing flies. Students fishing.|
Return to schoolroom for closing statements, and graduation certificates.
|4:30||End of first day.|
|Orvis Fly-Fishing Schools - Lampe, Missouri
2015 School Dates
|Lodging & Reservation Information
Please contact the Big Cedar Lodge for lodging and reservations:
|Area Activities - Lampe, Missouri
Big Cedar Canyon
Horseback and pony rides
Canoe and paddle boats
Campfire wagon tours and carriage rides
Boat and personal watercraft rentals
Jogging, walking, hiking, and nature trail
|Other Activities in the Area
Branson: The Mid-West Country Music Center
Silver Dollar City
Table Rock Lake
|Orvis Fly Fishing Schools
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: When does the school start and end? What will we be doing during the day? How long will we be fishing?
Question: What is included in the price of the school?
Question: Is lodging included?
Question: Are meals included?
Question: Where can I stay?
Question: How many people will be in the class?
Question: Do we stop the school because of weather?
Question: How much time is spent in the classroom vs. casting and fishing?
Question: Can you bring your own equipment?
Question: Is this class for intermediate anglers?
Question: How old do my children have to be to join me in this fishing school?
Question: What is the cancellation policy?
Question: What other recreation is available near the school?
Question: Will I be able to attend the same class as my son/wife/etc, even though I am an intermediate and they are a beginner?
Question: Are there opportunities for guided fishing afterwards?