Introduction to Fly Fishing

fly fishing courses prince george bc

This course is geared towards beginner fly anglers and people interested in taking up fly fishing.

Four classes will introduce participants to the basics of equipment, how to tie knots, fly casting, entomology of lakes and rivers, fishing tactics and fishing ethics. The course will end on a high note with a field trip for some dry fly fishing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to fly fishing equipment
  • Fly fishing rivers and lakes
  • Entomology and flies
  • Equipment and methods
  • Knots: Clinch knot, mono non-slip loop knot, perfection loop, nail knot and surgeon's knots
  • Fly casting
Prince George, BC
Summer 2023
Date & Time:
10 May 2023 to 7 Jun 2023
  • Four Wednesday evenings: May 10, 17, 24 and June 6 or 7
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: Price:
$175.00 plus tax
Registration Deadline:
April 30, 2023

Course Requirements

The course provides a graphite 5wt fly rod, fly reel, and floating line for fly casting lessons and the field trip. Students need to bring rain gear, hat, safety glasses, and a pen/pencil. Students should be dressed warmly as fly casting takes place outdoors and some evenings can be cold.


Course Cancellations

Courses may be cancelled at any time due to low enrolment. Upon cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.