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The Blue Quill Angler and Sage Manufacturing have partnered together to offer the first ever Sage Fly Fishing School - Rocky Mountain Region which will offer anglers a wide range of educational opportunities to increase their knowledge and skill level. The Sage Fly Fishing School will offer new and seasoned anglers the opportunity to learn from experts in the field.

''We have selected the Blue Quill Angler as the first site for our flagship fly fishing school because of the talent and experience that they offer,'' said Chris Anderson, Sales Manager at Sage. ''We also share a sincere and committed passion to fly fishing. As part of the passion, we absolutely want to get more people involved in the sport and believe that offering a World Class fishing school is one of the best ways to do that.''

At the Sage Fly Fishing School, anglers will have three classes to choose from based on their interest, skill level and scheduling needs. Two courses will focus on the basics of fly fishing, including entomology, fly selection, knot tying, fly casting, rod rigging, wading saftey and reading the water. One course will provide specific concentration on improving casting skills. All courses will feature equipment from Sage and teachers from the Blue Quill Anglers extensive stable of qualified guides and certified casting instructors.

''Sage, one of the largest fly rod manufactures in the world, makes some of the most popular fly rod in the West, is always bringing new technologies to their products to make them perform better,'' explained Jim Cannon, co-owner of the Blue Quill Angler. ''We believe that same spirit of innovation will be evident in the courses we'll be providing to anglers from all over the country. We couldn't be more proud to be a part of Sage's endeavors into angler education.''

Sage Fly Fishing School courses include:

Beginner Fly Fishing Class: Students will spend two weekday evenings in the classroom and one full day on the water. Class size will be limited to six students with one instructor. Cost is $195.00

Fly Fishing School: Students will spend one full day in the classroom and one full day on the water. Class size will be limited to ten students with two instructors. Cost is $250.00

Advanced Casting School: Experienced anglers will spend one day with a Federation of Fly Fishers (FFF)-certified fly casting instructor to focus on their technique. Course instructors will use the Sage Casting Analyzer to identify areas of improvement for each student. This is a full day class with 8 students. Cost is $125.00

Sage Women's Only School: This is a comprehensive starter course for women only. It is taught by instructor and guide, Sarah Barclay. Cost is $195.00

For more information on any of these classes or to schedule a date, give us a call at 800-435-5353 or send and email to

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