Fly Fishing Guide Program

The Goodwill Guides Fly Fishing Guide Program

This certificate course is a introduction to basic fly-fishing skills and professional guiding techniques. 

  1. Fly Rods and Reels 
  2. Fly Rods and their applications
  3. Fly Reels and their applications
  1. Fly line
  2. Standardization of Fly line
  3. Sinking and floating lines
  4. Tapering styles
  1. Casting Methods
  2. Overhead
  3. Roll cast
  4. Horizontal cast
  5. Backhand cast
  6. Curve cast
  7. Long Distance
  1. Casting techniques
  2. Pick up release
  3. Mending
  4. Direction and control
  5. Grips
  1. Line ties
  2. Leaders
  3. Tippet
  4. Knots
  5. Fly tying
  1. Fish Species Streams, Lakes and Ocean
  2. Fish Species
  3. Fly Patterns – wet and dry
  4. Common hatches and insects
  5. Streams, Rivers, lake and ocean methods
  6. Reading the waters
  1. Miscellaneous Content
  2. Float rafting and boats
  3. Fly treatments
  4. Wading equipment
  5. Storage equipment