WSU Fly Fishing Classes

Updated: 11/16/2019

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The Art Of Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing 101

Fly Fishing 101 is a course for the beginner, as well as the intermediate, interested in learning more about the art of fly fishing. This course will cover all aspects of the sport; from the history of fly fishing to the equipment needed to get started in the sport. Topics covered during this course will include: fish, entomology, water, conservation and etiquette.  Students have the opportunity to learn about both wet and dry flies.  Students will receive information about how to buy their first fly rod and reel and how to maintain fly fishing equipment that they already own.  Students will also get hands on training on how to tie fly fishing knots used while on the water as well as how to rig a fly rod for fishing different types of flies. All equipment will be provided.

  • Instructor: Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club
  • This course will be held at the Wichita State Hughes Metropolitan Complex Campus on Monday nights from 7 to 9 PM starting in February 2020
  • The class is 6 weeks long
  • The fee for the course will be $74
  • The class will be limited to 25 students
  • The Metropolitan Complex address is 5015 E. 29th St. N.
  • For registration for this class call Linda Ambler at (316) 978-3731 or visit the WSU website

The Art Of Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing 102: Fly Casting

Learn more about the art of casting a fly rod.  This course will cover the basic casts needed to get started in the sport.  Topics covered during this course will include the skills and casting principles needed to become proficient with the overhead and roll casts.  Students will receive hands on instruction on these casts.  The course will provide the equipment you will need.

  • Instructor: Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club
  • This course will be held at the Wichita State Hughes Metropolitan Complex Campus on Tuesday nights from 7 to 9 PM starting  in February 2020
  • The class is 6 weeks long
  • The fee for the course will be $74
  • The class will be limited to 12 students
  • The Metropolitan Complex address is 5015 E. 29th St. N.
  • For registration for this class call Linda Ambler at (316) 978-3731 or visit the WSU website
  • Here is a video of what you will learn to do in this class

The Art Of Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing 103: Fly Tying

Fly Fishing 103 is a six week course for the beginner interested in learning the art of fly tying.  This course will cover the basic tying technique needed to get started and become proficient in tying your own flies.  Topics covered during this course will include both wet and dry flies for warm and cold water fish.  The course will provide fly tying vices and tools for those that need tying equipment.  The course will provide all the materials you will need.

  • Instructor: Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club
  • This course will be held at the Wichita State Hughes Metropolitan Complex Campus on Wednesday nights from 7 to 9 PM starting  in February 2020
  • The class is 6 weeks long
  • The fee for the course will be $89
  • The class will be limited to 20 students
  • The Metropolitan Complex address is 5015 E. 29th St. N.
  • For registration for this class call Linda Ambler at (316) 978-3731 or visit the WSU website