Country Pleasures
100, 10816 Macleod Tr. S. Calgary, Alberta, T2J 5N8
Phone: (403) 271-1016
Fax: (403) 271-5516

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Basic Fly Fishing School - 2016

Teaching fly fishing techniques for over 25 years2017 will mark the 36th year for Country Pleasures Fly Fishing Schools. Over the years we have taught thousands of people - both men and women - to fly fish and we are confident that nobody does it as well as Country Pleasures.

This school is perfect for beginner fly fishers who wish to learn the basics of fly fishing. Classes are based on a one-day format, commencing at 8:30 am and finishing by approximately 4:30 pm.

Enrollment is limited to sixteen students per session, with two instructors present at all Schools. All elements of the sport will be covered in the day (examples below).

Come and join us for a proper introduction to this fascinating sport. We are confident that we can get you started properly in fly fishing.

Topics covered include

  • » basic fly casting
  • » knot tying
  • » tackle selection and care
  • » basic entomology and fly selection
  • » presentation techniques
  • » wading safety
  • » and more ...

Tuition Cost

Tuition for the School is $150 (plus GST), payable at the time of registration. A confirmation letter will be forwarded to each student approximately two weeks prior to the School.

2017 Enrolment Dates:

  • * Sunday, June 25
  • * Sunday, July 23

Special note: Country Pleasures will provide all tackle and equipment for the students to use during the schools. In fact, we would sincerely recommend that students not buy tackle prior to taking the School because they will be much better educated consumers after the School.

Please contact us by phone (403) 271-1016 or by e-mail to book your lessons.

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    * one full day of lessons
    * advanced topics covered
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    * one hour private lessons
    * done at your convinience

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    * one full day of instruction
    * saltwater topics covered
    * $150 + GST

Fly Tying - Fresh Water
    * 8 evening classes
    * popular patterns covered
    * $140 + GST

Fly Tying -Salt Water
    * 8 evening classes
    * popular patterns covered
    * $140 + GST


Contact us to Enroll today.