Beaver Creek, Colorado Fly-Fishing School / 1-Day School

Casting lessons at the Colorado fly fishing school are educational and awe inspiring.

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Type: 1-Day School
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Beaver Creek, Colorado Fly-Fishing School


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You'll cover it all at the Beaver Creek, Colorado Fly Fishing School:

  • Fly casting techniques
  • Essential knots
  • How to choose your gear and tackle
  • Stream entomology (the science of insects)
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water and currents
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish

Cancellation Policy & Fees:
If the reservation is cancelled 60+ days from your school date, Orvis will offer a full refund back theOriginal method of payment, or the reservation can be transferred to another available school. If the reservation is cancelled 30-60 days from the date of the school, the customer will have a choice between a refund of 50% or transferring the reservation to another available school. On cancellations 29 days or less there is no refund and no transfer. There will be no refund extended to students who do not attend their scheduled school and do not notify the school within the timeframes listed in this policy. Any reservation that has been transferred to a different date cannot be later cancelled without 100% payment penalty.

For questions please contact Orvis School and Reservations (toll free) 866-531-6213

Orvis is pleased to offer our travel customers access to two valuable services: Global Rescue travel membership and IMG Signature Travel Insurance℠.

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Recipient Email Address

We will need to contact you to confirm your reservation.

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Add up to 5 people. First and Last name required.
$489
per student
$489
Item #2R5T Per Person
Great Catch Guarantee insignia

100% Customer Satisfaction

has been our commitment since 1856. It’s who we are. If you aren’t happy with a product or service, we want to know about it. And we’ll make it right. That’s the Orvis Way.

Beaver Creek, Colorado Fly-Fishing School


Phone icon866-531-6213 Email iconschools@orvis.com

You'll cover it all at the Beaver Creek, Colorado Fly Fishing School:

  • Fly casting techniques
  • Essential knots
  • How to choose your gear and tackle
  • Stream entomology (the science of insects)
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water and currents
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish

Cancellation Policy & Fees:
If the reservation is cancelled 60+ days from your school date, Orvis will offer a full refund back theOriginal method of payment, or the reservation can be transferred to another available school. If the reservation is cancelled 30-60 days from the date of the school, the customer will have a choice between a refund of 50% or transferring the reservation to another available school. On cancellations 29 days or less there is no refund and no transfer. There will be no refund extended to students who do not attend their scheduled school and do not notify the school within the timeframes listed in this policy. Any reservation that has been transferred to a different date cannot be later cancelled without 100% payment penalty.

For questions please contact Orvis School and Reservations (toll free) 866-531-6213

Orvis is pleased to offer our travel customers access to two valuable services: Global Rescue travel membership and IMG Signature Travel Insurance℠.

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The Story

The Orvis Colorado Fly-Fishing School is held at the Borders Lodge in Beaver Creek in the heart of the Vail Valley. Situated in the heart of the Beaver Creek Ski Resort, the Borders Lodge is located within walking distance of Beaver Creek Village. This secluded property is considered one of Colorado's best lodging options and is an ideal location to learn how to fly fish. The school covers everything from fly casting, choosing the right tackle, leaders and knots, to fly selection, and how to safely release fish. After classes, the Borders Lodge offers on-site amenities such as an outdoor heated pool and hot tubs, and a fitness center. You'll cover it all at the Beaver Creek, Colorado Fly Fishing School.

Both 1 & 2 Day Schools offer small class sizes – a 4:1 student-to-instructor ratio.

1-Day Fly-Fishing School Overview

  • Introduction to gear: line, rod and reel
  • Presentation of the Orvis Progressive Method to Fly Casting
  • Demonstrations on shooting line, false casting, and roll casting
  • Practice time and hands-on casting instruction by some of the best instructors in the industry
  • Seminars on fly selection, handling fish and landing fish
  • Knot tying discussion and practice
  • Catered lunch and time to chat with classmates
  • Special offers on Orvis gear

2-Day Fly-Fishing School Overview

  • 2-Day programs include recording and video analysis of each student's cast
  • Introduction to gear: line, rod and reel, additional equipment and accessories
  • Demonstrations on shooting line, false casting, and roll casting
  • Study and practice the double haul
  • Practice time and hands-on casting instruction by some of the best instructors in the industry
  • Dive deeper into seminars on fly selection, how to fish different types of flies, handling fish, landing fish and additional discussion of entomology
  • Knot tying discussion and practice
  • Introduction to wading safety, planning trips with guides and Orvis-Endorsed network
  • Practice session on the water with instructors (offered at most locations)
  • Catered lunch and time to chat with classmates
  • Special offers on Orvis gear

If you want to learn more, please reach out to the Schools Team and request the specific itinerary for your chosen Orvis School location.

1-Day School
June 2022 3 Friday
  6 Monday
  10 Friday
  18 Saturday
  23 Thursday
July 2022 1 Friday
  9 Saturday
  18 Monday
  25 Monday
  29 Friday
August 2022 5 Friday
  13 Saturday
  15 Monday
  19 Friday
  22 Monday
  26 Friday
September 2022 3 Saturday
  16 Friday
2-Day School
May 2022 30-31 Monday/Tuesday
June 2022 4-5 Saturday/Sunday
  11-12 Saturday/Sunday
  16-17 Thursday/Friday
  20-21 Monday/Tuesday
  25-26 Saturday/Sunday
July 2022 11-12 Monday/Tuesday
  16-17 Saturday/Sunday
  23-24 Saturday/Sunday
  30-31 Saturday/Sunday
August 2022 6-7 Saturday/Sunday
  11-12 Thursday/Friday
  20-21 Saturday/Sunday
  27-28 Saturday/Sunday
September 2022 1-2 Thursday/Friday
  10-11 Saturday/Sunday
  17-18 Saturday/Sunday
  22-23 Thursday/Friday
  24-25 Saturday/Sunday

Many students stay at The Charter at Beaver Creek. They offer a discounted rate to Orvis students. Please mention you will be attending the Orvis Fly Fishing School.

Please contact The Charter at Beaver Creek for lodging and reservations.

The Charter at Beaver Creek
120 Offerson Road
Beaver Creek, CO 81620
Reservations: 800-525-6660

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