Come Fly With Us! Intro to Fly Fishing for Adults (Ages 16+)
May 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$79.00
This introductory course covers everything you need to know to start enjoying a lifetime of this rewarding sport. You’ll receive individual attention and hands-on experience as you learn about basic equipment needs, casting techniques, river and stream assessment, and fly fishing etiquette before heading out to test your skills on local waters.
For this program, students will be encouraged to purchase their own equipment* beforehand. Registered participants will receive a list of approved rods, reels, waders and other items you will need, as well as where to find them. **See below for price ranges. Properly fitted and functioning equipment is essential for a safe, enjoyable learning experience.
Fly fishing is not only an economical and beginner-friendly sport, it also helps you learn patience and agility (both physical & mental) while gaining a greater appreciation for our beautiful natural resources! Come fly with us!
This event is rain or shine, so please dress accordingly. Sunblock & tick repellent are recommended.
IMPORTANT: Participants under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Fishing licenses and trout stamps are required for anyone ages 16+. Both can be purchased or renewed here.
* The School will have some equipment available for use, but sizes and quantities are limited and must be reserved before the class.
**Estimated cost of fly fishing equipment:
- Serviceable rod, reel, line and combos start at $150 and up
- Hip boots/waders/wading boots start at $100 and up
- Accessories (leaders, strike indicators, flies, and tippet) total about $50 and up
Stokes Sports Shop (29 US-206, Sandyston, NJ 07826 – (973) 948-5448) will offer a discount to workshop participants with proof of enrollment.
Learn more about fly fishing and Paul, one of your instructors, in this short Youtube video: The Greatest Gift.
Your event fee, minus Eventbrite Fees, is fully refundable if cancelled 7 or more days before the event. In the case of a multi-day event, you must cancel 7 or more days before the first day of the event. Registration fees are not adjusted and no partial refunds are given if you cannot attend all days of the event.
While we appreciate being notified if you are unable to attend an event, refunds are not given for cancellations within 7 days of the event.
In the event of inclement weather, participants will be notified if a session will not be held as scheduled. A session cancelled due to bad weather will be made up by adding time to the following session.
If we must cancel an event, your registration fee, including Eventbrite fees, will be refunded.