Pacific Fly Fishers

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The instructors at Pacific Fly Fishers have taught thousands of anglers to cast, tie flies, Spey cast and more. We take your learning seriously, with professional presentation-style classes and proven teaching methods. We also understand it's all about having fun so we have plenty of bad jokes and fishing stories to keep you entertained along the way.
 
See our selection of classes offered below and contact us with questions at any time at 425-742-2402

Introduction to Fly Fishing Classes

Designed to provide anglers with an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of fly fishing, the Introduction to Fly Fishing course will launch you into the sport beyond the basics. Topics covered include fly fishing equipment, choosing the right fly, trout food items, presentation techniques, finding fish in rivers and lakes, common knots and hands-on casting instruction.

Limited to twelve anglers. Rods provided upon request.

Price: $59.00 

Schedule

  • Classroom: Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Classroom: Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Casting: Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

This class is two(2) separate two hour sessions on Tuesday nights and one(1) casting class on Saturday.

Refunds or rescheduling are allowed up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class.

The location of the class is at our store in Mill Creek, WA.  Directions

Upon purchase you will receive e-mail confirmation with instructions, driving directions and any other information you will need for your class. If you have any questions please contact us or call us at the shop. 425 742 2402 

Fly Fishing Pass Lake Classes

Pass Lake is one of Washington's few "fly fishing only" lakes. It is a fantastic fishery with both rainbow and brown trout that grow to impressive sizes. In this class, learn the techniques, flies, equipment, food items, and equipment considerations for fishing this prized lake. You will learn to fish various stages of chironomids, how to fish leeches on full sinking-lines, and learn how to fish minnow-imitating flies for big, carnivorous trout.

Anglers will need a float tube, pontoon boat or row boat and a fishing license for the fishing portion of this class. A fly rod, leaders, flies, etc. will also be necessary.  Class size limited to six anglers.

Price:  $85.00

Schedule

  • Classroom: Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Classroom: Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Fishing: Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This class is two separate two hour sessions on Wednesday and Thursday nights and one four hour fishing class on Saturday.

Refunds or rescheduling are allowed up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class.

Upon purchase you will receive e-mail confirmation with instructions, driving directions and any other information you will need for your class. If you have any questions please contact us or call us at the shop. 425 742 2402

Fly Fishing Puget Sound Beach Classes

Explore the abundance of fly fishing opportunities on the beautiful beaches of Puget Sound. In this class, anglers will learn the techniques and strategies used to successfully fly fish for sea-run cutthroat trout and salmon from the beach. Topics covered will include how to choose a fishing location, reading beaches to find fish, fish behavior and movement, understanding tides, useful fly casting techniques, and equipment considerations for this type of fly fishing. After one evening session in a classroom environment, the final class will take place on the beach for on-the-water instruction and a morning of fishing.

Participants will need a valid WA saltwater fishing license, waders and wading boots, 5- to 7- weight fly rod with reel and floating or intermediate-sinking line, leaders, sunglasses and flies.

Price:  $85.00

Schedule

  • Classroom: Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Fishing: Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

This class is one (1) two hour session Thursday night and one(1) three(3) hour class on Saturday.

Refunds or rescheduling are allowed up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class.

Upon purchase you will receive e-mail confirmation with instructions, driving directions and any other information you will need for your class. If you have any questions please contact us or call us at the shop. 425-742-2402

Steelhead Fly Fishing Classes

Learn the skills to effectively fly fish for the Northwest's most celebrated game-fish. The steelhead is perhaps the most challenging and revered fly rod quarry in all of North America. In this course you will learn the most successful techniques for fly fishing for steelhead, how to find steelhead water, methods of presentation and run timing in local rivers.

Anglers will need a fishing license for the fishing portion of this class. Waders, a fly rod, leaders, and a few flies will also be necessary.

Price:  $85.00

Schedule

  • Classroom: Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Classroom: Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Fishing: Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This class is two(2) separate two hour sessions on Wednesday and Thursday nights and one(1) four(4) hour fishing class on Saturday.

Refunds or rescheduling are allowed up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class.

Upon purchase you will receive e-mail confirmation with instructions, driving directions and any other information you will need for your class. If you have any questions please contact us or call us at the shop. 425 742 2402 

Fly Fishing for Bass Classes

Learn to fly fish for the widely available and scarcely targeted largemouth and smallmouth bass in this exciting class.  Anglers will learn about the behavior and seasonal movements of both smallmouth and largemouth bass as it pertains to our local area.  We will also explore fly fishing equipment and flies for bass and learn the techniques of fishing both surface and subsurface presentations.  After two hours of classroom discussion, we will put it all together on the water during a morning of fishing.

Anglers will need a float tube, pontoon boat or row boat and a fishing license for the fishing portion of this class. A fly rod, leaders, flies, etc. will also be necessary.  Class size limited to six anglers.

Price:  $85.00

Schedule

  • Classroom: Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Fishing: Saturday, 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

This class is one two hour session on Thursday night and one four hour fishing class on Saturday.

Refunds or rescheduling are allowed up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class.

Upon purchase you will receive e-mail confirmation with instructions, driving directions and any other information you will need for your class. If you have any questions please contact us or call us at the shop. 425 742 2402

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Beginning Fly Tying Classes

Enter a new dimension of the sport of fly fishing by learning to tie your own flies. Learn about the materials and tools used to tie flies and the basic fundamentals for tying streamer, nymph and dry flies. Patterns learned will include the Wooly Bugger, Soft Hackle, Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear, Elk Hair Caddis, and the Gray Wulff. Other patterns if time permits.

Price:  $59.00

Schedule

  • Classroom: Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Classroom: Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Classroom: Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

This class is three(3) separate two hour sessions on Wednesday nights.

Refunds or rescheduling are allowed up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class.

Upon purchase you will receive e-mail confirmation with instructions, driving directions and any other information you will need for your class. If you have any questions please contact us or call us at the shop. 425 742 2402 

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Fundamentals of Spey Casting Classes

Spey rods have taken the Northwest by storm. This course will allow the steelhead angler to unlock the advantages of the Spey rod and gain efficiency and effectiveness in their steelheading pursuits. Learn the most useful casts, like the Snap-T and Double Spey, for today's most popular lines.

Price: $69.00

Schedule

  • Skykomish River: Saturday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location

  • For this class, the instructor and class participants will meet at the Ben Howard Boat Ramp on the south-side bank of the Skykomish River near Monroe.

This class is one(1) four(4) hour session on Saturday.

Refunds or rescheduling are allowed up to two weeks prior to the start date of the class.

Upon purchase you will receive e-mail confirmation with instructions, driving directions and any other information you will need for your class. If you have any questions please contact us or call us at the shop. 425 742 2402

Private Casting Instruction

Shorten the learning curve for new fly casters or fix that bad habit that has been tough to break. One-on-one casting instruction can make a dramatic difference in one's casting ability in just an hour or two. Learn how to tighten your casting loops for greater distance and control, eliminate wind knots, leverage the double haul, learn various presentation casts or single or double-handed Spey casting.

Our private casting instruction is done on the pond behind our store.  Call, email, or come by the store to schedule a lesson.  We generally recommend just one hour of instruction to start.  Additional sessions can be scheduled after practicing what you learned in your first lesson.

Private instruction for single or double-handed Spey casting will include various river-right and river-left casts depending on your skill level and line style choice.  The Switch Cast, Double Spey, and Snap-T are usually covered but your time spent with the instructor can be customized to your preferences. Spey casting instruction is done on the Skykomish River and requires a two hour minimum.

Rate:  $65 per hour for one or two participants.  For additional participants, add $25 per hour per participant.

Call 425-742-2402 or email Info@PacificFlyFishers.com to schedule dates and times.

 

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