The Anglers Academy is a unique approach to fly fishing education, offering a comprehensive, hands-on curriculum tailored to intermediate and advanced anglers. Our program is designed to help you refine your skills so that you can enjoy more productive and fulfilling experiences on the water. Graduates of the Anglers Academy will understand what a mechanically sound casting stroke looks and feels like, they’ll know how to control their line, leader, and fly, and most importantly, they will know exactly how to analyze and correct any casting mistake. Our approach will hone in on all of the important aspects of the sport to ensure that no stone is left unturned when it comes to a thorough and well-rounded curriculum.
Our professional staff holds over 300 years of combined experience in teaching folks how to become better anglers. Our goal is to help you achieve total command of the sport so that when you head out on your home water or travel to a destination, you’ll be equipped with the skills and knowledge you need to make every on-water adventure rewarding and enjoyable.
The Anglers Academy is a school designed by anglers for anglers, with a curriculum that addresses fly casting techniques, angling terminology, fisheries biology and conservation, water types, gear and equipment, lines, leaders and tippets, line handling and management, knots, fishing ethics, rigging, hooking, controlling and playing fish, handling and releasing fish, insects, and fish food, reading water, approaching water, dry fly presentations, drag-free drifts, nymphing and streamer techniques, choosing the right fly, fly construction, basic photography skills, fly fishing history and so much more.
The Anglers Academy is for all fly anglers who wish to deepen their understanding of the sport, develop a sense of independence on the water, and gain knowledge from a prominent line-up of professionals. The ideal student is the individual who understands that the more they know about fly fishing, the less they actually know about fly fishing; in other words, their thirst for new knowledge is insatiable. The Anglers Academy offers the passionate student a rare chance to spend four days with the sport’s most distinguished characters on one of the most famed trout fisheries on the planet.