Littleton Colorado Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Classes

Littleton Colorado Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Classes

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This isn’t your typical classroom.

For many of us fly fishing is a lifelong journey. There’s always more to techniques to learn, flies to try more water to explore. Whether you’ve never picked up a fly rod, or you are a longtime veteran of the sport, we have classes to help you improve as an angler.

Our classes range widely, from our Fly Fishing 101 class, offering an in depth introduction into the sport all the way to our advanced fly tying class, Fly Tying 201. With other courses including bug life identification in our Entomology Class, frequent casting classes covering everything from distance and accuracy to two handed spey and double haul techniques, we are here and very excited to pass on our knowledge to you and opportunity to connect you with industry professionals and instructors.

No matter where you are in your fly fishing journey, we want to help you improve, catch more fish and have more fun on the water. For details on upcoming classes, please see the links below. You can also swing by the shop or call us at 303-794-1104 to get signed up.

SOLD OUT - Fly Tying 201 on January 12th AND Fly Tying 101 Morning Session on February 2nd

 

 

Upcoming Classes

  1. Fly Tying 101

    Fly Tying 101 - Afternoon Class

    $150.00
    Date: Saturdays February 2nd, 16th and 23rd
    Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Greg Garcia
    Location: Anglers All Store
    Join Anglers All and Instructor Greg Garcia for a series of beginner fly tying classes that will formulate the building blocks of a successful future in fly tying.

    Students will learn the fundamentals of fly tying, and most importantly, they will be instilled with the proper techniques from the very start so that they can become consistent and self-sufficient fly tyers.

    Each beginner course consists of three separate 3-hour learning sessions on consecutive Saturdays.

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  2. Fly Tying 201

    Fly Tying 201

    $150.00
    Date: Saturdays March 9th, 16th and 23rd
    Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Greg Garcia
    Location: Anglers All Store
    This is the ideal class for learning to tie dry flies. In this class, you will learn tricks and techniques to tie the most challenging patterns. We will cover hair wings for Comparaduns, Caddis and Stimulators, feather wings to tie quill bodies and traditional dries. We will also learn how to tie calf wings for H&L Variants, and Wulff wings.

    The Fly Tying 101 Class is highly recommended before taking this class, as we will build upon the principles learned there. This class is held on three consecutive Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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  3. Simon Gawesworth Spey Class

    Simon Gawesworth Spey Class

    $400.00
    Date: Friday, April 19th
    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Instructor: Simon Gawesworth
    Location: Anglers All Store

    The class will start with a brief overview of key terminology and principles as well as the different styles of spey casting (Skagit, Traditional and Scandinavian). After the talk the class moves out (to the river) to check on the basic casts and their foundation that each angler/caster has. The basic casts are the forward stroke, Roll cast, Snap T and Double Spey cast (with both right hand and left hand up). A break for lunch will be taken around 12.30 and, after lunch, the class will head back to the river to work more techniques.

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  4. Simon Gawesworth Spey Class

    Simon Gawesworth Spey Class

    $400.00
    Date: Sunday, April 21st
    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Instructor: Simon Gawesworth
    Location: Anglers All Store

    The class will start with a brief overview of key terminology and principles as well as the different styles of spey casting (Skagit, Traditional and Scandinavian). After the talk the class moves out (to the river) to check on the basic casts and their foundation that each angler/caster has. The basic casts are the forward stroke, Roll cast, Snap T and Double Spey cast (with both right hand and left hand up). A break for lunch will be taken around 12.30 and, after lunch, the class will head back to the river to work more techniques.

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  5. Mile High 25 Fly Fishing Tournament

    Mile High 25 Fly Fishing Tournament

    $250.00
    Date: Saturday June 22nd and Sunday June 23rd
    Time: Sunrise to Sunset
    Location: Colorado's Public Waters

    Celebrating its third year, the Mile High 25 Fly Fishing Tournament will take place June 22 and 23, 2019. Two-person teams will compete to catch the most species of fish from the list of 25 eligible species. Not the most, not the largest, but the most different species, on a fly! Each species will be assigned a point value relative to its rarity and level of difficulty in catching it. The team with the most species caught wins! Species points will only be tallied in the event of a tie in species caught. There’s major cash prizes up for grabs, plus some serious bragging rights.

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  6. Fly Fishing 101 Class

    Fly Fishing 101

    $150.00
    Date: Saturday in May. Exact Date TBD
    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Instructor: Doug Andrews
    Location: Anglers All Store
    Our Fly Fishing 101 Classes are scheduled on Saturdays starting in the spring and running into early fall. This course is an interactive, hands-on experience, designed to introduce new anglers to the world of fly fishing.

    We will learn the essential elements of angling on our local Colorado waters, offering a full range of skills and insights. This includes equipment, rigging and knots, approaching the water, assessing water conditions, basic entomology and fly selection, casting and fly presentation, as well as fly fishing etiquette.

    There is no prior experience needed. Our instructor, Doug Andrews, will demonstrate the skills and information needed to pick up this wonderful sport. Our goal is that each new angler will be self-sufficient on the water by the very next day.

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