Fly Fishing 101's

July 27th & August 31st • 9am-12pm

Learn to fly fish with Chagrin River Outfitters. Intro to fly casting, knots, fly selection, and a little bit more. Just enough to introduce you to the sport and get you on the water, without overwhelming you with technical jargon. Our instructors are avid anglers, fly fishing guides, and excel at teaching the sport they love. To register please call Chagrin River Outfitters at 440-247-7110 or stop in our shop in downtown Chagrin Falls.

COST: $50 - Payment due at time of registration please.

Travel Day at CRO

August 1st • 6pm-9pm

Learn how to prepare for your upcoming destination trip at this informative shop event. Jeff Liskay will take us through what you need and what you don't when preparing for destinations like Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, and British Columbia. Peter Alves will take us through how to prepare for any saltwater destinations you may be visiting like the Bahamas, Belize, Mexico, Cuba, Florida and beyond. Dan Pribanic will fill you in on what's needed for your trout fishing trips around the country. We will have a cookout, shop sale, and beverages as well.

Fly Fishing 201

September 7th • 9am-12pm

Join the CRO crew for a fun day of on the water fly fishing and learning. Build on your 101 experience or just get a little better at fly fishing, this class has a little something for everyone. Class time will be from 8am-12pm. Students will need their own rod/reels and leaders. Instructors will provide additional tackle including flies. To register please call Chagrin River Outfitters at 440-247-7110 or stop in our shop in downtown Chagrin Falls.

COST: $50 - Payment due at time of registration please.

Steelheading 101's at CRO

September 14th, September 22nd, September 29th & October 26th • 8am-12pm

Join Chagrin River Outfitters for this comprehensive intro class on how to be a more successful steelhead angler right out of the gate.  Consistently catching fish, especially Steelhead, does not happen by accident.  We want to show you how to rig, how to read the water, how to fish a run, bucket, and slot effectively and efficiently.  Learn the answers to why stream flows are so important, what's proper river etiquette, why does water temperature matter, is fly color important and more.  This is a class we have been doing for many years, and without a doubt it is a huge benefit to anglers of all skill levels.  Limited to 10 anglers per class.  Please call shop at 440-247-7110 or stop in to register.   

COST: $50 - Payment due at time of registration please.

Fly Casting lessons for all skill levels at your local fly shop.

Contact Us To Schedule Your Casting Appointment

The most frequent comment we typically make or hear as guides, fly shops owners, and hosts of destination travel are about how anglers need to work on their casting skill set before they embark on a trip. The fact of the matter is none of us are nearly as good as we think we are when it comes to fly casting. If you rate yourself a 7, you're probably a best. Improving your fly casting skills will increase your confidence on the water, make your time on the water more enjoyable and less frustrating, and lead to catching more fish, plain and simple. If you are just getting started let's build a strong foundation, if you are a seasoned angler looking to improve their double haul, casting a sinking line, casting into the wind, want to throw big stuff better, or want to deliver a dry fly on target and achieve a great drift we can help. If you would like to improve at what is really the most important aspect of the sport give us a call and set up an appointment today.

Based on skill level and what we are trying to improve upon, or learn, 3-4 sessions are recommended.

  • One session: $50
  • Two sessions: $80
  • Three sessions:$120
  • Four Sessions: $150

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