At the Blue Quill Angler, we understand the importance of providing quality fly fishing instruction for anglers with different levels of fly fishing experience. Our staff is well versed in better educating an experienced angler plus we also take pride in helping to eliminate the frustrations that test new fly fishers when first deciding to
take on this truly magnificent sport. Our passions rest in sharing the knowledge necessary to give every one of our students the skills to catch their first fish on a fly rod or have a better chance at that sought after trophy trout.
Our courses are specifically designed to accommodate any schedule and provide the student with the most valuable learning experience possible. All of our instructors were once novices themselves and remember, all too well, how overwhelming it can be to begin the journey as an angler on the fly. The Blue Quill Angler wants you, with our help, to be successful on the water and to build memorable experiences, one after another.
Here is a list of Classes Offered at the Blue Quill:
Czech Nymphing Masterclass:
If you have wanted to learn the in's and out's of European Nymphing Techniques, this is the class for you. You will spend the entire
day on the water with Steve Parrott mastering these highly effective techniques.
Kids Fly Fishing Class:
This is a great way to get the little one's introduced to the wonderful sport of fly fishing. Drop them off at the shop
and we will take care of the rest. They will learn to tie flies, cast and hook and land trout in the ponds nearby.
Spey Casting Clinic:
Spend a day with Dan Wright of the Blue Quill Angler learning the techniques of the Spey Cast. Dan is a Master Certified Casting Instructor and Certified Two Handed Casting Instructor and will have you casting a spey rod like a champ in no time!
Introduction to Fly Tying:
Learn to tie flies like a pro. This class will start with the basics and have you cranking out bugs in no time at all. Best part is
the cost of the class is refunded in the form of a gift certificate to purchase necessary materials for the class so you end up with
Winter Fly Fishing Class:
Spend the day with one of our veteran guides learning the intricacies of fly fishing in the winter. The flows are lower, bugs are
smaller and fish are typically pretty spooky. This class will teach you how to be a proficient angler in these conditions.
Aquatic Entomology Class:
If you have wanted to become a better angler through bug identification, this is the perfect class. Your instructor, Jeff McCarthy is
armed with a master’s degree in entomology and has years of experience as a biology teacher. He has taught aquatic entomology
classes for the Blue Quill Angler for over 19 years and to put it to you straight… Jeff knows his bugs!
Advanced Nymphing Class:
Learn from the Pro!! Pat Dorsey will teach you how to become a better nymph fisherman with techniques he has mastered over
the last 20 years of guiding clients.
Give us a call at 800-435-5353 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have any questions or would like to book a class.All classes meet at the shop and require prior registration.