WSU Fly Fishing Classes

Updated: 6/24/2022

The WSU online registration for these classes is CLOSED.

Working on getting these course setup to do this fall.  Most likely starting the 2nd week of October 2022.

Introduction To Fly Fishing

Introduction to fly fishing 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.  This is a lecture class setting.

  • Instructor: Ryan Allred, 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 14, 2022 (we will not have class March 14th, so the last two classes will be the 21st and 28th)
  • 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 Jennifer Harry at (316) 978-6464 or visit the WSU website

Fly Casting

Fly casting is a course to 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: Ryan Allred, 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 15, 2022 (we will not have class March 15th, so the last two classes will be the 22nd and 29th)
  • 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 Jennifer Harry at (316) 978-6464 or visit the WSU website
  • Here is a video of what you will learn to do in this class

Fly Tying

Fly Fishing 103: Fly Tying (not doing at this time)

Fly tying is a 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: Ryan Allred, Flatland Fly Fishers Club
  • This course will be held at the Wichita State Hughes Metropolitan Complex Campus
  • 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 Jennifer Harry at (316) 978-6464 or visit the WSU website