Jackson, Wyoming Fly-Fishing School

Jackson Hole and the surrounding area offer spectacular scenery and outdoor fun for the whole family.

Jackson, Wyoming Fly-Fishing School


Join us for an Orvis Fly-Fishing School at the Snake River Sporting Club in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming this summer. Situated on 800-acres of verdant topography, the Snake River Club and Ranch embrace natural surroundings and celebrate the beauty and ruggedness of the wilderness, offering great fishing opportunities, including six miles of private access to the Snake River.

We've teamed with the Jackson Hole Fly-Fishing School to offer an experience like none other. Jackson Hole and the surrounding area offer spectacular scenery and outdoor fun for the whole family. Each student will receive exclusive personalized attention while exploring fly-fishing fundamentals and techniques within Orvis's proven curriculum. A healthy combination of classroom time and on-river guidance will maximize individual student's potential. The 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 a guided fly-fishing trip through WorldCast Anglers. The use of top-notch fly-fishing equipment and meals at the Snake River Sporting Club's Clubhouse are included.

Choose our one-day or two-day school.

Cancellation Policy & Fees:
If you cancel your reservation outside of 30 days from your school date, Orvis will issue a refund back to your original method of payment. Cancellations within 30 days from your school date are subject to a 20% cancellation fee, and a refund will be issued in the form of an Orvis Gift Card. Orvis Gift Cards never expire and can be used to book your next school reservation or to purchase other Orvis product. School transfers are based on availability and can be done at any time (cancellation fees do not apply). Students that do not attend their scheduled school and do not notify the school reservation department will be charged in full.

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

1-Day Itinerary

Fly Fishing School Class Program
Jackson, Wyoming
1-Day School
Time Activity & Description
8:30 am

Student registration and equipment handout at the Orvis Store (485 West broadway, Jackson WY 83001)

9:00 Students drive down to the Snake River Sporting club
9:15 Introductions and scheduling
9:30 Presentation on fly Lines, Rod and Reel

Introduction to Orvis Progressive Method of Fly Casting

10:15 Student Casting; the basic casting Stroke on casting Lawn

Introducing the line hand while maintaining basic casting stroke

12:00 pm Lunch

Knot tying and leader selection

1:30 Trout Fly presentation and basic entomology
2:15 Continuation to the Orvis Progressive method of casting

Roll casting, false casting, double hauling

3:30 How to hook, play and properly release fish

Closing statements, student discount cards and certificates

2-Day Itinerary

Fly Fishing School Class Program
Jackson, Wyoming

2-Day School: DAY ONE
Time Activity & Description
 8:30 a.m. Student registration at the Orvis Store, Jackson Hole.
9:00 a.m. Travel to Snake River Sporting Club.
9:45 a.m. Introductions and discussion of class program.
10:00 a.m. Classroom presentation on lines, rods, and reels.
10:30 a.m. The Orvis Progressive Method to Fly Casting part one: video on the basic casting stroke<./td>
 11:00 a.m. Report to casting area for demonstration of the basic casting stroke; students casting.
 12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Classroom presentation on leaders, and hands-on knot tying.
2:00 p.m. The Orvis Progressive Method to Fly Casting part two: video on shooting line, false casting, and roll casting.
 2:30 p.m. Report to casting area for demonstration on shooting line, false casting, and roll casting; students casting.
3:00 p.m. Video tape students casting.
3:45 p.m. Classroom presentation on fly fishing equipment and accessories

2-Day School: DAY TWO
Time Activity & Description
 9:00 a.m. Classroom presentation - Entomology and fly selection. Tips on how to handle, photograph, and release fish. Demonstration on hook-setting and fish fighting techniques
10:00 a.m. Video analysis
10:30 a.m. The Orvis Progressive Method to Fly Casting part three: video on the double haul
10:45 a.m. Report to casting area for demonstratoin on double hauling and casting techniques for windy conditions; students casting
12:00 p.m. Lunch (catered to school)
 1:00 p.m. Orvis-Endorsed fishing trips, and tips on fishing with guides
1:15 p.m. Snake River trip - talk on reading water. Demonstration on fishing flies on moving water.
3:45 p.m. Return to classroom for closing statements and graduation certificates
4:00 p.m. End of school


Orvis Fly-Fishing School - Jackson Hole, WY
1-Day School Dates

September 2018 16 Sunday
June 2019 3 Monday
  16 Sunday
July 2019 17 Wednesday
August 2019 5 Monday
  12 Monday
September 2019 15 Sunday

Orvis Fly-Fishing School - Jackson Hole, WY
2-Day School Dates

September 2018 11-12 Tuesday-Wednesday
  22-23 Saturday-Sunday
July 2019 9-10 Tuesday-Wednesday
  24-25 Wednesday-Thursday
August 2019 27-28 Tuesday-Wednesday
September 2019 10-11 Tuesday-Wednesday


Lodging and Accommodations
Jackson, Wyoming

Please contact Snake River Sporting Club for lodging and reservations.

Snake River Sporting Club
14885 Sporting Club Rd.
Jackson Hole, Wy. 83001

To take advantage of the great fly-fishing opportunities in the Jackson Hole area after the School, contact WorldCast Anglers at (800) 654-0676 or (307) 733-6934 www.worldcastanglers.com

*Please mention that you will be attending the Orvis Fly-Fishing School for a 15% discount on your room rate.


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