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Classes

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. $95 per hour with a two hour minimum.

Florida Fly Fishing
Florida Fly Fishing

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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