We just added an Advanced Fly Fishing Course to the calendar, running September 24-26 near Big Eddy on the West Branch of the Penobscot River. Taught and guided by Paul Sveum, (Registered Master Maine Guide), the course is designed for those who have taken our Introduction To Fly Fishing Course, and picks up where that course left off.
Based out of a remote Maine campsite just above Big Eddy on the West Branch of the Penobscot river, this class gets you on the water every day learning advanced casting techniques including single handed spey casts, reach casts and single and double hauls to give you more versatility and range on the water.
You will learn to tie knots specifically for streamers, rigging multiple fly (nymph) rigs, and adding tippet to a leader. On the water you be fishing the big water of the Penobscot for landlocked salmon and native Maine brook trout with streamers, dry flies, wet flies and nymphs.
Included in the course fee are 4 nights of camping, all instruction and on the water guiding for 3 days, some fly fishing odds and ends (leaders, strike indicators, tippet and some flies*), and 2 dinners (Friday and Saturday nights).
Space is limited to 4 people, and it looks like three of those spots might be taken already. If you’re interested, get in touch!
For more information, check out the course page.