Clyde, Ohio Fly Fishing School

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Clyde, Ohio Fly Fishing School

Details

The Orvis Ohio Fly-Fishing School is held at beautiful Rockwell Springs Trout Club near Clyde, OH. The club is situated on 125 acres of woodlands and picturesque meadows with three miles of spring fed stream which originates on the Club’s property.  Rockwell Springs Trout Club was established in 1900 and whose stream contains a healthy population of rainbow, brook, brown, and tiger trout making this the perfect setting for a fly fishing school. 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. 

You’ll cover it all at the Orvis Ohio Fly Fishing School:

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

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

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

Itinerary

Fly Fishing School Class Program

1-Day Program Itinerary
Time Activity & Description
9:00 a.m. Student registration at Rockwell Springs Trout Club.
9:30 a.m. Introduction and discussion of class program.
9:45 a.m. Classroom presentation – The Orvis Progressive Method to Fly Casting video.
10:00 a.m Report to casting pond for demonstration on the basic casting stroke; students casting.
11:00 a.m. Classroom presentation – Tackle and flies.
12:00 Lunch (catered to school.)
1:00 p.m. Report to casting pond for demonstration on shooting line, false casting, and roll casting; students casting. 
2:00 p.m. Classroom presentation – Knot tying seminar. Discussion on leaders, hands-on knot tying.
2:30 p.m. Stream trip – Demonstration on hook-setting and fish fighting techniques. Demonstration on fishing flies in moving water; students fishing.
3:45 p.m. Return to classroom for closing statements, and graduation certificates.
4:00 p.m. End of School.
   

2-Day Program Itinerary
Time Activity & Description
FIRST DAY
9:00 a.m.  Student registration at Rockwell Springs Trout Club.
9:30 a.m. Introductions and discussion of class program.
9:45 a.m. Classroom presentation – Lines, rods, and reels. Video on The Orvis 
10:45 a.m. Report to casting area for demonstration of the basic cast; students casting. 
12:00 p.m. Lunch (catered to school.)
1:00 p.m. Classroom presentation – The Orvis Progressive Method to Teaching 
1:15 p.m. Report to casting area for demonstration on shooting line, false casting,
2:30 p.m.  Classroom presentation – Knot tying seminar. Discussion on 
4:00 p.m. Classroom presentation – Equipment and accessories.
4:30 p.m. End of first day.
   
SECOND DAY
8:30 a.m. Classroom presentation – Entomology, fly selection, and how to fish flies.
9:30 a.m. Demonstration on hook-setting and fish fighting techniques.
9:45 a.m. Classroom presentation – Video analysis. The Orvis Progressive 
10:45 a.m. Report to casting area for demonstration on the double haul; fishing in still 
12:00 p.m. Lunch (catered to school.)
1:00 p.m. Orvis-Endorsed fishing trips, and tips on fishing with guides. Discussion 
1:30 p.m. Stream trip – Talk on reading water. Demonstration on 
3:30 p.m. Return to schoolroom for closing statements, and graduation certificates.
4:00 p.m. End of school

Dates

Orvis Fly-Fishing School - Ohio
Two-Day School Dates

April 2017 15-16 Saturday-Sunday
     
May 2017 17-18 Wednesday - Thursday
     
June 2017 9-10 Friday - Saturday
     
July 2017 9-10 Sunday - Monday
     
August 2017 5-6 Saturday - Sunday
     
September 2017 15-16 Friday - Saturday
     
October 2017 19-20 Thursday - Friday
     

Orvis Fly-Fishing School - Ohio
One-Day School Dates

May 2017 5 Friday
     
June 2017 24 Saturday
     
July 2017 27 Thursday
     
August 2017 26 Saturday
     
September 2017 8 Friday
     

Lodging

Lodging & Reservation Information

Rockwell Springs has four different overnight buildings on its 125 acres. The four buildings have 18 rooms at differing rates. The Club’s lodging is the main choice for most students attending the school. The Clubhouse has a full service restaurant and bar that the students can utilized. The lodge and its amenities can be viewed at www.rockwellspringstroutclub.com and reservations can be made by calling 419-684-5339.

Rockwell Springs Trout Club
1581 Co. Rd. 310
Clyde, Oh. 43410

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

 

 

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