Get a customized private lesson with Heather Hodson, licensed and insured Washington state fishing guide and founder of Fly Fish Instruct and United Women on the Fly. Become confident and competent on the water and let Heather take your fly fishing to the next level.
As a fly-fishing educator, Heather has always wanted the customized private lessons to be about empowering and building confidence and competence as an angler. This time together is less focused on catching fish and more emphasis of learning to become independent on the water.
2hr Private Lesson Sessions Recommended. This essentially is a private guided trip with education as the focus. Location is Spokane WA.
Customized Private Lesson options are available both on land and on the water. Here are some examples of what can be covered. Handouts will be provided based on what is covered during the customized lesson. Invest in Yourself!!
On Land –
- Gear Set-Up
- Leader Setups (Dry, Dry-Dropper, Nymph, Euro Nymph, Streamer)
- Knots 101
- Knots 201
- Intro to Fly Casting
- Fly Casting 101
- Fly Casting 201
- Learn to Double Haul
- Intro to Spey Fishing
- Spey Casting 101
- Aerial and On Water Mending
- How to Fish Dries, Nymphs or Streamers
On Water –
- How to Approach the Water
- Reading Water
- Fishing Techniques
- Fishing Casts
- Putting it All Together on the Water
Hourly Rate – (tips are not included)
- $100/hr for 1-2 Anglers
Bringing your own equipment is best, but not necessary.
We acknowledge the many barriers to fly fishing. The Fly Fish Instruct mission is to offer accessible and affordable education to all. We don’t want anyone to be turned away from education. Scholarships, discounts and online fly-fishing courses are available for those who are unable to afford the private lesson. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to share your story.