Fly Fishing Lessons

Learn to fly fish in Western New York with Cattaraugus Creek Outfitters

If you live in the western Massachusetts area, our trip host and associate Jim Dowd can help you.
Click here to read more about Jim Dowd

What we offer in WNY:

Introduction to Fly Fishing for Beginners 

Spend a day with our staff learning the art and technique of fly fishing.  This is a great way to get started, and you’ll learn how to handle a fly rod, work on your casting and understand the basic knots to get you out on the water. 

Each class will cover: 
·Tackle Setup/rigging up
·Fly Fishing Terminology 
·Flies--Identification of basic insects and the imitations that match them 
·Casting Instruction--basic types of casting that you will need to be successful. 
·Reading Water 
·Tactics--On stream tactics that will make you a better fly fisher. 

Full day on-stream lessons are $350/person, $100 for each additional person.
Half day on-stream lessons are $250/person, $75 for each additional person.

Two hour casting lessons on the "lawn" are $100 person, $50 for each additional person, up to four anglers.

Bring your own gear, or we can provide it.

Private Group? No problem!
Get 4-6 people together and we can arrange a private beginner class just for you and your family or friends.

Come learn how to fly fish with CCO fly fishing, and get hooked for life!

Fall Steelhead Camps
Check out our Fall Steelhead camps--they are a great way to learn to fly fish for steelhead

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