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

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Salt Water Fly Fishing Schools

Salt water fly fishing schoolThis comprehensive, 1 day course is designed for those anglers who fish, or plan to fish, in tropical saltwater flats environments. The clinic will focus primarily on tackle and techniques for Tarpon, Bonefish and Permit, but will also give you pertinent information for other flats species.

The saltwater clinic is recommended for intermediate to expert casters. This clinic will help you for your first saltwater trip or your twentieth.

Clinics are held at Fort Calgary, commencing at 9:00AM and finishing around 4:00PM. We will break for 1 hour for lunch.

topics covered include

  • » increasing casting distance
  • » improving accuracy with heavier line weights
  • » techniques to quicken delivery of fly to target
  • » terminal tackle for different species (knots, leader design, lines, etc.)
  • » understanding fish behavior on the flats
  • » fly designs for each species
  • » organizing and gearing up for your trip
  • » proper saltwater tackle maintenance

Tuition Cost

Tuition for these clinics is $150.00 plus GST, payable at the time of registration. A confirmation letter will be forwarded to each student approximately two weeks prior to the clinic.

Upcoming dates to be announced or contact us to arrange a private lesson.

Special Notes: Students will need to bring at least one rod (minimum 7 Weight) with the appropriate reel and line. We do recommend students bring two rods, a 7 or 8 weight as well as a 10 - 12 weight, if they have them.

The saltwater clinics are limited to six students per session so contact us by phone (403) 271-1016 or by e-mail to book your lessons today.

Other Fly Fishing Schools
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Basic Fly Fishing
    * one full day of lessons
    * all basic topics covered
    * $125 + GST

Fly Casting Tune Up
    * one hour private lessons
    * done at your convinience

Private Schools
    * beginner to advanced
    * one on one lessons

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

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


Contact us to Enroll today.