Fly Fishing Classes

At Nomad Anglers we have a passion for setting you up for fly fishing success whether you are just getting into fly fishing, or an experienced angler looking to refine your skill set. We offer a suite of classes geared towards all experience levels. 

We have lots of special events so be sure to check our Check our Schedule for upcoming specialty classes. We also have several regularly scheduled classes that are offered seasonally:

Fly Fishing 101: FREE class that covers basic fly casting, knot tying, fly selection, gear and rigging.  We typically offer it 2-4 times each month between April - June.  The class takes place at our shop and we provide all of the gear.  It's FREE so grab a friend and learn everything you need to know to start fly fishing! Check our Schedule for upcoming classes. 

Fly Fishing 201: FREE on-water experience on either the Rogue River in Grand Rapids or the Grand River in Portland.  This class is 2-3 hours and covers reading water, wading instruction, proper dry fly, nymph and streamer techniques.  We recommend you have breathable waders, polarized glasses and your own fly rod and reel. Check our Schedule for upcoming classes.

Private Casting Lesson: Whether you are a complete newbie or a veteran that needs some tips before your upcoming trip we are here to help.  $50 per hour per 2 anglers. Call the shop during business hours or email to schedule a lesson!

Walk In Instructional: The perfect way to learn on-water from an experienced professional.  From stack mending an indicator for steelhead, to casting a dry fly, these classes can accommodate all skills levels. Classes are typically 3-4 hours cost $175 per 2 anglers. Call the shop during business hours or email to schedule a lesson!

Steelhead 101: FREE class covering the basics of steelhead fishing. We cover the primary methods of rigging for steelhead, the seasons we fish for steelhead, the flies we use, and more. This crash course will get you set up for success fly fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead. Check our Schedule for upcoming classes. 

Euro Nymphing 101: Free class covering the basics of euro nymphing. Euro nymphing is quickly becoming a very popular method of fly fishing. Probably because it is incredibly effective. This class will teach you what you need to know to get on the water and start catching fish euro nymphing. Check our Schedule for upcoming classes.