Our 6 day / 7 night sessions will cover a broad-range of fly fishing strategies, planning and client interactions. Each Session will overnight at the beautiful Clark Fork River Lodge, located on the beautiful Clark Fork River, and includes 3 meals-a-day.


Spring School: March 15-22, 2016
Rate: $2,750.00
We will be on the Bitterroot River, Missouri River, Clark Fork River Driftboat/Raft/Wade

Fall School: Oct 10-17, 2016
Rate: $2,750.00
We will be on the Clark Fork River, Blackfoot River, Missouri River Driftboat/Raft/Wade

Below is our day-to-day course schedule

Day 1


Introduction to the Instructors

Curriculum Overview

What Guiding is Suppose to be

Safety / First Aid

Basic Fly Casting

Advanced Fly Casting / How to teach casting basics

Day 2

Equipment, Knots, Bugs and Casting

Equipment Overview

Basic Knots / Advanced Knots

Casting Refresher

Entomology of North American Streams

Day 3

Water and Rafting

Watercraft Basics

River Dynamics

Driftboat / Raft Introduction

On the Water Demonstration

Hands-on Rowing Basics

Rowing Practice

Day 4

Rowing and Guiding

Rowing / Angling from a Boat

Rowing Skills / River Dynamics

Client / Guide Interactions

Guiding Practice / On the Water / Wade Fishing Strategies

Day 5

Fly Tying and Etiquette

Entomology Refresher

Basic Fly Tying

Client / Guide Interactions

Guiding practice / On the water / Wade fishing strategies

Rowing / Stream Etiquette

Rowing / Boat Skills


Day 6

Fly Tying and more

Fly Tying

Entomology Refresher

Rowing / Role Playing Full Day

Completion Dinner

Day 7

The end

Departure and Good Luck!

If you are interested in our Guide School and would like to find out when the next classes are offered, please contact us at: [email protected]