Instructor: Bill Leuchten - FFF Certified Casting Instructor
Front Range Anglers offers custom lessons focused on what the individual angler would like to accomplish. In addition to diagnosing problems, casting instruction can enhance your fly presentation, increasing your ability to catch more fish in different situations and conditions.
This three hour workshop gives you that necessary head start on learning to tie flies. It starts with basic techniques such as starting thread, winding thread, and whip finishing. Then, you will learn material handling while tying basic flies that actually catch fish.
In collaboration with the Butterfly Pavilion, explore the science of fly fishing as you discover aquatic entomology and its importance to your success on the river. A beginning to intermediate level course designed to help make fly fishing and insect identification as easy as the ABC's.
Beginning Stream Fly Fishing is offered in both a 4 hour class or an 8 hours class. This is a on-the-water course and a highly detailed beginning approach to fly fishing. We will delve much more deeply into technique, terminology, equipment and general practices for stream fly fishing success. This is a beginner's course; however, it is an excellent course for the struggling intermediate as well. This course will help to open the world of stream fly fishing, and make it much easier to get set up, cast, and land your first trout.
The purpose of this introductory course is to provide a beginner's most basic look at the world of fly fishing. This class is for the "never ever". The class is a one day, 4 hour class that begins with 2 hours of classroom instruction covering knots, basic rigging and the basics of dry fly fishing and nymphing. The second part of the class is conducted at a nearby lake and students are taught the fundamentals of casting. Equipment is provided if needed and the following gear; 1 strike indicator, 1 leader, & 6 flies. All this is included in the cost of the class.