Class Schedule as follows
ONE DAY FLY FISHING SCHOOL
This class will cover basic gear selections, knot tying, fly casting, basic entomology / fly selection, and of course a question and answer session. Class will start at 8:30am and end between 4:30pm and 5pm. Lunch is not included but a 30 – 45 min lunch break will start around 12:15pm. Cost is $135 per person. Dates available are April 6th, May 12th, June 15th, July 13th, Sept 22nd. Call the shop or email email@example.com to register.
TWO DAY FLY FISHING SCHOOL
The two day school is a continuation of our one day school. After you have completed the ONE DAY SCHOOL, you will start the next day reviewing knot tying, fly casting, and followed up by how to read water, fish behavior, and wading safety. After lunch you will gear up and spend the afternoon fishing with one of our guides on our private stretch of water on the Davidson River. Here you will apply what you have learning over the past two days and moving on to become more successful on your own. If you do not have your own gear we will provide you with the gear needed to complete the course. Class will begin at 8:30am and end between 4:30pm and 5pm. Lunch is not included but a 30-45 min lunch break will begin at 12:15pm. Cost is $300 per person. Dates available are April 6th & 7th, May 12th & 13th, June 15th & 16th, July 13th & 14th, Sept 22nd & 23rd. Call the shop or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
ON THE WATER WITH KEVIN HOWELL
Learn a variety of tactics from one of the best. These classes are FREE. Dates and ciriculum are as follows:
March 16th 2012 -Nymph Fishing 101-
Join National Champion Kevin Howell for a 4 hour discussion on nymph fishing. Kevin will cover suggested rigs, flies, indicators and then put your waders on and get in the water with him as he walks you through reading water and fish behavior. Class will start at 8:30 and end between 12 and 12:30. Best of all it is totally free to attend.
April 21st 2012 – Sight Fishing -
Join National Champion Kevin Howell for a 2 hour discussion on sight fish. Kevin will cover everything from sight fishing on the flats to casting to rising trout in a mountain stream. Kevin will also cover new casting techniques for accuracy and speed. Class will start at 8:30 and end around 10:30. Best of all it is totally free to attend.
May 11th 2012 –Dry Fly Fishing-
Join National Champion Kevin Howell for a 2 hour discussion on fishing dry flies. Kevin will cover, fly selection, and presentation. Kevin will also cover casting, mending and line management which will allow for drag free presentations. Class will start at 8:30 and end around 10:30. Best of all it is totally free to attend.
July 6th 2012 –Switching from Trout to Bass-
Join National Champion Kevin Howell for a 4 hour discussion on how to switch from trout fishing to smallmouth bass. Kevin will cover, rod, line and fly modifications. Kevin will also cover fly casts for the bass angler as well as reading water. This class will be held on a bass stream. Class will start at 8:30 and end between 12 and 12:30. Best of all it is totally free to attend. You must call the shop register and get directions to meeting location.
October 12th 2012 –Finding Fall Trout-
Join National Champion Kevin Howell for a 2 hour discussion on finding fall trout. Kevin will discuss the migratory patterns of trout in fall and winter months. Kevin will also cover the best tactics for fishing in the fall and early winter. Class will start at 8:30 and end around 10:30. Best of all it is totally free to attend.
November 16th 2012 –Beginning Saltwater Fishing-
Join National Champion Kevin Howell for a 4 hour discussion on how to get started fly fishing in the big pond. Kevin will discuss saltwater rods, reels and lines. Kevin will also cover basic fly selection, best saltwater fish to target with a fly rod, as well as recommended saltwater trips for the beginner and intermediate saltwater angler. . Class will start at 8:30 and end between 12 and 12:30. Best of all it is totally free to attend.
Mike McGee holding up a couple fish from his 30 fish day with Bill Strickland on an early summer float trip. Starting June 4th we will be floating the Tennessee Tailwaters and taking advantage of colder water and lots of dry flies. If interested in learning more about floating the S. Holston or Watauga Rivers give us a call in the shop. 1 – 888- 861 – 0111
Join the NC Wildlife Resources Commission Thursday March 31st at 7:00Pm for a presentation by David Goodfred NCWRC fisheries biologist.
At this meeting, you will be updated on findings of the NCWRC’s smallmouth bass research, which includes great smallmouth bass fisheries such as the French Broad, Little Tennessee, Tuckaseegee, and Nolichucky Rivers. Also, you will be introduced to other great smallmouth bass fisheries across the state.
All of this information has come from a 3 year study which objectives were to identify smallmouth populations, collect life history information, and evaluate stream management opportunities. Over the course of this study fisheries biologists collected more than 2,800 smallmouth bass from 42 stream stretches.
For more information contact David Goodfred at 828.659.3324 ext. 227
What a great way to get warmed up for Spring fishing! Starting February 1, 2011 through February 28, 2011 buy a 2 person half day guided trip on the DRO private water for the price of a 1 person half day. That’s a savings of over $100 and a great way to get back into the swing after a cold winter. This promotion is blog specific so you must notify that you want the blog promotion at the time of booking in order to receive your discount.
Sampler Class September 24th 2-3 hours $20 per person
One day Emerger Class August 21st $150 per person
Two Day Predator School September 25-26 $325 per person
FREE BEGINNERS CLASS August 27th 1 hour 5:30pm – 6:30pm
For more information email us at email@example.com