Specialty Classes

Specialty Classes

Knots 101 Instruction by DRO Guide Staff

Turn your nemesis into your friend. The simple knot is all that stands between you and a trophy fish. Join one of our guides as he gives instruction on proper knots. This class will be a hands on class. By the end of th eclass you will be able to mater six different knots. Don't forget to bring your glasses. Free to attend, please call to reserve your spot.

Friday, March 4, 2016  8:30 am to 10:30 am or Saturday, May 7, 2016  12 pm to 2 pm

 

Introduction to Spey & Switch Casting Instruction by J.E.B. Hall

Join J.E.B. Hall as he discusses all aspects of Spey & Switch casting. J.E.B. will cover rod selection, line selection and basic casting. Free to attend, please call to reserve your spot.

Sunday, April 3, 2016 9:00 am to 12:00 am

 

Introduction to Fish Photography

This one hour class will help anglers learn how to make their fishing memories look their best.  This very basic photography class will discuss the best ways to hold fish, simple camera settings, and how to frame photos.  Students are encouraged to bring their own cameras.

Friday, March 4, 2016 11:30 am to 12:30 am

 

Introduction to Fly Fishing for Bass

Join one of our guides for a discussion on how to adjust your trout tactics to target Smallmouth Bass for the Summer. Our guide will also discuss the different gear needed along with where to locate bass and tactics to help you catch bass. Free to attend, please call to reserve your spot.

Friday, May 13, 2016  9am-12pm

 

Introduction to Tenkara Fishing Instruction by Landon Lipke

Join Tenkara expert Landon Lipke for a discussion on the basics of Tenkara. Landon will cover how to select the proper rod and line, along with flies and casting instruction. Free to attend, please call to reserve your spot.

Sunday, April 10, 2016  8:30 am to 12:30 pm

 

Nymphing 101 Instruction by DRO Guide Staff

Join one of our DRO Guide Staff for a discussion on nymph fishing. He will cover suggested rigs, flies, and indicators. You will then put your waders on and get in the water with him as he walks you through reading water and fish behavior. Free to attend, please call to reserve your spot.

Friday, April 8, 2016  9 am to 12 pm

 

Reading Water

Our reading water class teaches fly anglers how to solve the mystery of where fish are holding in the river.  We will discuss currents, streamflows, and what types of areas can hold fish, and which should be passed up.  This is an on the water course and students should bring appropriate wading gear

Friday, April 8, 2016 12 pm to 2 pm or Saturday, June 18, 2016 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

 

Dry Fly Fishing

The Davidson River Outfitters dry fly class covers all the basics of dry fly fishing.  From floatant application, to choosing the right dry fly for the right situation.  We will look at a variety of dry fly patterns and talk about what makes them float and what they imitate.  This is an on the water course and students should bring appropriate wading gear.

Sunday, May 8, 2016  9 am to 12 pm or Saturday, June 4, 2016  11 pm to 2 pm

 

Streamer Fishing

Our streamer course introduces anglers into the exciting world of hunting big fish with streamer flies.  We will discuss streamer fly patterns, tackle, presentations, and what types of water can be effectively fished with a streamer.  This is an on the water course, and students should bring appropriate wading gear.

Friday, October 7, 2016  10 am to 12 pm