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Florida Fly Fishing Schools

Pine Island, Florida

Classes

1-DAY SCHOOL  Attend Either Day-1 Fly Fishing (5 hours) or Day-2 Fly Casting (4 hours)

   All notes equipment and instruction provided $199

 

 

2-DAY SCHOOL Enjoy Both Days of Classes Day-1 (5 hours) and Day-2 (4 hours)

   All notes equipment and instruction provided $398

 

 

3+DAY SCHOOL Best Learning Opportunity. With a Combination of 2-Day School Plus Private Lessons or On-The-Water Guided Experience Referral.

(Our relationship with local guides allows us to refer you to friendly and patient guides who understand beginners' needs)

Private Lessons

Private lessons by appointment. $80 per hour with a two hour minimum.

  • Day 1 - Salt Water Fly Fishing School

    Maybe you have never held a fly rod, but you think it looks like fun. Perhaps you qualify as a “trout bum” and have been freshwater Fly Fishing for years. Either way, you are ready to make the jump to Saltwater Fly Fishing and see what the buzz is all about.

     

    TOPICS INCLUDE:

    Introductions

    Orientation/Facilities

    Overview

    Expectations

    Practice

    History of Fly Fishing

    Fresh vs. Saltwater

    Game Fish Species

    Successful Approach

    Fish Senses

    Fish Vision

    Fish Hearing

    Fish Smell

    Scouting Fish

    Fly Fishing Locations

    Equipment – Rods

    Equipment – Reels

    Equipment – Accessories

    Equipment – Clothing

    Line Systems Overview

    Backing Types & Capacities

    Fly Line Choices

    Fly Line Tapers

    Fly Line Densities

    Fly Line Shooting Heads

    Fly Line Function

    Fly Line Care

    Leader Overview

    Leader Construction

    Leader Taper

    Leader Strength

    Leader Length

     

    Leader Materials

    Tippet Overview

    Tippet Coding

    Tippet Strength

    Tippet Length

    Tippet Bite-Guards

    Tippet – Wire

    Tippet Monofilament

    Tippet Fluorocarbon

    Knots Tying Basics

    Knots Fly to Tippet

    Knots Tippet to Fly Line

    Knots Fly Line Butt Connect

    Knots Fly Line to Backing

    Knots Backing to Reel

    Knots Advanced / IGFA

    Gamefish Prey

    Flies Topwater

    Flies Streamers

    Flies Bottom

    Flies Imitations

    Guide Eyes – Sighting

    Saltwater Tides & Fishing

    Guides and Directions

    Organizations

    Memberships

    Conservation

    Continued Progress

     

     

    And Much More…

  • Day 2 - Salt Water Fly Casting School

    Pure casting fun for all skill levels - Designed by Master Casting Instructors

     

    The casting school allows you to progress at your own pace. Whether you are learning to cast for the first time or need a speed cast, double hauled 75 feet to a rolling tarpon, this class will help you.

     

    With our low ratio of students to instructors, you progress at your own pace and work on what you need.

     

    TOPICS INCLUDE:

    Overview

    Expectations

    Practice

    Saltwater Casting

    Casting Terminology

    6 Casting Essentials

    Casting Substance

    Casting Style

    Casting Mechanics

    Casting Grips

    Casting Stances

    Arm Movement

    15 Most Common Errors

    Getting Started

    The Ribbon Dance

    Horizontal Half Casts

    Experimenting Essentials

    Overhead Casting

    Side Arm Casting

    Cross Body Casting

    False Casting

    Pick-Up and Lay-Down

    Shooting Line

    Retrieving Line –Stripping

    Specialty Casts

    Roll Casts

    Backhand Casts

    Hauling

    Single Haul

    Double Haul

    Triple Haul

    Change of Direction-Air

    Change of Direction-Water

    Underhand Casts

    Pile / Puddle Casts

    Galway / Reverse Casts

    Steeple / Chimney Casts

    Tuck / Tug Casts

    Serpentine Casts

    Belgian/Oval/Wind Casts

    Bounce Casts

    Parachute Casts

    Saltwater Speed Casts

    Reach Cast / Mend

    Mending Line

    Curve Casts

    Curve Mends

    Casting with Winds

    Casting 4 Wind Directions

    Hook Sets

    Drag Settings

    Fighting Fish

    Fighting pressure

    Palming The Reel

    1st 10 Seconds

    Rod Angles

    Landing Fish

    Handling Fish

    Releasing Fish

    And Much More….

Florida Fly Fishing School is proud to be sponsored by the finest companies and products available on the market today.

MINN-KOTA

 

ORVIS

 

POWER-POLE

 

R.L. WINSTON CO.

 

SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS / 3M

 

 

SEADEK

 

SIMMS

 

SPRINGBROOK/TEMPLE FORK

 

YETI

COSTA DEL MAR

 

EAGLES NEST OUTFITTERS

 

EX-OFFICIO TRAVEL WEAR

 

G. LOOMIS

 

GAMAKATSU USA

GARMIN INTERNATIONAL

 

GOAL ZERO

 

HELL’S BAY BOATWORKS

 

HUMMINGBIRD, INC.

 

LENCO TRIM TABS