Introductory Fly Fishing Classes
Instructor: Doug Harthan, Front 20 Outfitters
Want to learn the sport of fly fishing? This introductory class is designed to get you started in the sport of fly fishing. Fly fishing is a great way to fish not only trout, but big pike, small & largemouth bass, and panfish. Participants, ages 16 and older, will learn the basic principles of fly casting, reading water, fly selection, entomology, knot tying and rigging, equipment, safety and where to fish locally and across the US. After this class, students will be all set to hit the water. This class welcomes those who have never fly fished before and are looking to start or anyone looking to refine your skills. Students are welcome to bring their own equipment, but equipment can be provided as well.. Your fee includes three sessions and a fishing trip at the conclusion of class with a date determined at class. If you have questions or need equipment to be provided, please call Doug at 218.640.3163. Must register with Community education program where the class is being held.
Park Rapids: Thursday, May 15, 22, 29; 6 – 8:30 pm
Park Rapids High School Room 804
CO-ED Fly Fishing Schools
June 9, 2019 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
July 14, 2019 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Bring your spouse, son, daughter or one of your grandchildren and come join Front 20 Outfitters Fly Shop & Guide Service for a fun day of learning the basics of fly-fishing in a fun and relaxed environment.
This one-day class will include topics such as equipment selection, basic entomology, fly selection, need-to-know knots, casting instruction and fishing. Each participant will receive a handout containing information on the topics covered. The class is designed for the beginner angler but is also a great refresher for the intermediate angler. Rods supplied for those who do not have their own rod/reel set-up.
*Minnesota Fishing License required
*Participants should call the Front 20 Outfitters Fly Shop at (218) 346-4899 or email @ firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up & reserve their spot.
Location: Glendalough State Park – From the town of Battle Lake, go 1.5 miles north on State Hwy. #78 and 1.8 miles east on Ottertail Co. Hwy #16 to the park entrance.
Includes BQ lunch, flies, and other terminal tackle as needed and A Lot of Fishing & FUN!!
Classes are limited to 10 participants
Cost: $75 each or $125.00 for two people so bring a friend and save