Going out with a guide can be a lot of fun, but what did you learn about fly fishing that will let you go out on your own and have just as much fun? Learning how to do it like a guide. Instructional sessions are devoted entirely to learning the art, craft and sport of fly fishing.
Clinics are offered for those who want to get a taste of fly fishing at one of the local shops and for organized groups looking to learn a new skill in a teambuilding activity. Both types of clinic are a great way to enjoy a new sport and get to know others.
Paula Fothergill has been taking people out on rivers to learn about fly fishing for over 35 years. She teaches fly fishing clinics several times a year in Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley. She also conducts women’s clinics, donated guide trips and fundraising events for Casting For Recovery, Trout Unlimited and other charitable organizations. Learn moreabout Paula.
Casting for Recovery is a national organization that works therapeutic magic for women survivors of breast cancer through fly fishing. Women come away from weekend CfR retreats transformed from a weekend learning a new skill in the outdoors with new friends. Read more about Casting for Recovery and Paula’s volunteer efforts.
Packing the right gear and being well prepared for a western Colorado fly fishing lesson, clinic or guided trip will make a big difference in how much you enjoy the experience. To help plan for your successful outing, view our suggested fly fishing gear list and our FAQ’s for additional information.