Hosted by Cape Harbor Outfitters of Tallahassee, the Mays Pond Fly-Fishing School is held at Mays Pond Plantation in Monticello, Florida. The school focuses on fly fishing for bass, panfish, and coastal species such as redfish which has a long history in North Florida and the Gulf Coast region. This area has numerous lakes, ponds, and rivers, offering outstanding fly fishing for bass and panfish, and the Big Bend area on the Gulf Coast is renowned for a variety of saltwater species. The two-day school covers everything from fly casting, choosing the right tackle, leaders and knots, to fly selection, and how to safely release fish.
After the school, students can arrange to take a guided trip on nearby waters through Cape Harbor Outfitters, 850-629-9933.
You'll cover it all at the Orvis Mays Pond Fly Fishing School:
- Fly casting techniques
- Essential fly fishing knots
- How to choose your gear and tackle
- Fly selection
- How to fish flies
- How to read water
- How to play, land, photograph, and safely release fish
Tuition includes comprehensive instruction, lunch, and use of Orvis fly tackle.
For more information about Orvis Fly Fishing Schools, call 866-531-6213.