WSU Fly Fishing Classes

Updated: 5/9/2019

Next classes will be in the Fall on 2019 starting around September.   The official dates have not been set yet.

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. Participants 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. Participants 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 2/4/2019
  • 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 becoming 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 2/5/2019
  • 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