Instruction Rates & On-Water Instruction/Fly Fishing


Select your Learning Path

Where are the classes held?

Note: All instruction (including on-water sessions) are custom scheduled.

On-water instruction participants MUST provide their own boots and waders; or, rent them from a fly shop such as Alpharetta Outfitters, Alpharetta, GA.

A Georgia fishing license is required. The use of polarized sunglasses is also highly recommended!


Trout School

The "Combo Dry Land+ On-Water" Trout course is our most popular class. Two (2) hours of casting instruction + Five (5) hours of fly fishing on one of North Georgia's most beautiful private trophy trout streams. Classes are taught using either a Single Hand fly rod; or, a Two-Handed Trout Spey rod.

"Combo Dry Land + On-Water" Trout School
(Single Hand rod or Two-Handed Spey rod)

2 Hour Casting Instruction + 
5 Hours On-Water Instruction/Fly Fishing

$ 325  Private Water on the Soque River

$ 525  Two Anglers

Note:  Can be broken up into 2 separate days.


Public Waters option... $ 300 *

* $30 Annual Membership in the Atlanta Fly Fishing Club is required.


Fly Fishing Fundamentals for Beginners

Looking for a fundamentals of fly fishing class?

These course offerings cover just the basics while never getting your feet wet!

Basic Beginner Classes

All "Just the Basics" classes (#1, #2, and 3#) courses are Dry Land courses and will cover: 

     •    Hands-on casting with a Single Hand Rod
     •    Tackle introduction... 

           Fly rods, reels, line, leader and tippet.
     •    Knots you need to know    

Just the Basics classes #1, #2, and #3

#1:  2 Hours... Basic Fly Casting, Knot Tying, and Leader Set-up Know-How

         $ 125/person      Group of 4+:   $ 75/person

#2:  3 Hours... Basic Fly Casting, Knot Tying, Leaders and an Introduction

                            to Fly Selection


         $ 150/person      Group of 4+:   $ 100/person

#3:  4 Hours... Basic to Intermediate Fly Casting, Knot Tying, Leader Set-up 

                             know-how and an Introduction to Fly Selection.

        $ 175/person      Group of 4+:   $ 125/person       

Anyone that takes a four (4) hour class AND joins the Atlanta Fly Fishing Club as a member (only $30/year), can schedule a day of fly fishing in the North GA mountains on Private Trophy Trout Water for the discounted price of $300. Let's go catch some gorgeous fish! Limited to one session per four (4) hour class. Single Hand rod... or Two-Handed rod.


Casting School

Of the three basic fundamentals of fly fishing, learning to cast is the first step. Casting comprises 1/3 of what it takes to become a successful fly angler.

Casting Instruction...

(Single Hand Rod; or, Two-Handed Spey Rod)

Single Hand Rod Casting Class...     2 Hours    $ 150

Introductory Spey Casting Class...  2 Hours    $ 150

  • Demystifying lines and heads for Two Handed rods
  • Foundation Spey-style casts that you can fish with right away
  • Bring your own Trout Spey, Switch, or Short Spey rod
  • Or, use one of ours.
  • Requires Atlanta Fly Fishing Club membership ($30); and,
  • Be prepared to wade!

OPST Commando Skagit Casting Class...  2 Hours    $ 150      Go Commando!

Additional Class Hour...    1 Hour     $ 100  ($50 with initial session)

Two Additional Hours...    2 Hours   $ 150  ($100 with initial session)

Two-Fer (2nd Person)...    $100 with initial session