Angling University Fly Fishing Lessons & Class Schedule

The Flyfisher Angling University is a Denver, Colorado fly fishing school offering a range of fly fishing lessons, classes and workshops that will teach you how to fly fish. Learn to fly fish with basic skills if you are a beginner or grow your skills if you are an experienced angler. We have something for everyone, so sign up today!


Meeting place for most classes is The Flyfisher Group, 700 East 24th Avenue, Denver, CO 80205.
Please check with your instructor.

July 2017
Sat 7/1/2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Public Water

Warm Water Fly Fishing 102

Warm Water 102 - Learn to fly fish for "warm water" species in one day.   Based on our popular "Learn to Catch a Trout in One Day" this all inclusive (fishing license not included), interactive workshop for beginner and advanced fly anglers alike includes actual water time, as the lab portion of the class takes place at a nearby warm water fishery. In this course, you will learn about fish identification, characteristics, fly selection, equipment, and fishing techniques for Bass, Carp, Wiper, Pike, and other warm water fish. This course combines class time with our revolutionary interactive lecture series.
$199
Sat 7/8/2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Espy Ranch

Learn to Catch Trout, Private Water

Fly Fishing 102 - Learn to Catch a Trout in one day on one of our private waters.  Our most popular course this all inclusive (fishing license not included), 6-hour interactive workshop for beginner fly anglers includes classroom and actual stream time at one of our private fly fishing preserves. Our revolutionary interactive lecture series in the classroom is combined with field time where you get to put what you have learned into immediate action under our supervision.
$195
Sat 7/15/2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Espy Ranch

Learn to Fly Fish with Tenkara, Private Water

Tenkara 102 - Learn to Fly Fish with Tenkara on private water.   Acclaimed for its minimalist approach to fly fishing, Tenkara fishing has taken the world by storm. A technique perfected in Japan over 400 years ago has made its way west and can now be leared from Tenkara USA certified instructors. This class has everything you need if you've ever wanted to learn about this unique method of fly fishing that does not use a reel.
$195
Sat 7/22/2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Espy Ranch

Dry Fly Techniques

Fly Fishing 301 - Advanced dry fly fishing skills workshop.  Learn to read the water's surfance to find feeding fish and discover how hydrolics can facilitate better presentations using advanced dry fly casts including the reach, wrap, drop, puddle and overhand casts. Learn how to utilize up, down, stack, puddle and loop mends as a way to improve these presentations. Classes will be held at one of our private ranch locations within an hour of Denver.
$199
Sat 7/29/2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Espy Ranch

Learn to Catch Trout, Private Water

Fly Fishing 102 - Learn to Catch a Trout in one day on one of our private waters.  Our most popular course this all inclusive (fishing license not included), 6-hour interactive workshop for beginner fly anglers includes classroom and actual stream time at one of our private fly fishing preserves. Our revolutionary interactive lecture series in the classroom is combined with field time where you get to put what you have learned into immediate action under our supervision.
$195
August 2017
Sat 8/5/2017
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Flyfisher Group

Bugs for Beginners

Entomology 101: Trout Food - Where they live, how they behave and why the trout eat them.  This class begins in our classroom and covers insect classification, lifecycle and behavior. Part two of this course involves collecting and sorting the actual insects.
$125
Sat 8/12/2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Espy Ranch

Learn to Catch Trout, Private Water

Fly Fishing 102 - Learn to Catch a Trout in one day on one of our private waters.  Our most popular course this all inclusive (fishing license not included), 6-hour interactive workshop for beginner fly anglers includes classroom and actual stream time at one of our private fly fishing preserves. Our revolutionary interactive lecture series in the classroom is combined with field time where you get to put what you have learned into immediate action under our supervision.
$195
Sat 8/19/2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Espy Ranch

Intermediate Trout Skills

Fly Fishing 201 - Intermediate fly fishing techniques gets you thinking like an expert.  This course is an all-inclusive, 7-hour interactive workshop for novice and intermediate fly fishers and includes more field time than the 102 course. Class will be held on one of our many Blue Ribbon/Gold Medal trout streams. In this course, you will have a brief review of the basics. Class will then go to the water where you will spend time on casting and presentation to fish in the river and/or pond. You will take time to work on dry fly fishing, nymph fishing, and streamer fishing. All equipment is provided.
$195
Sat 8/26/2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Espy Ranch

Learn to Catch Trout, Private Water

Fly Fishing 102 - Learn to Catch a Trout in one day on one of our private waters.  Our most popular course this all inclusive (fishing license not included), 6-hour interactive workshop for beginner fly anglers includes classroom and actual stream time at one of our private fly fishing preserves. Our revolutionary interactive lecture series in the classroom is combined with field time where you get to put what you have learned into immediate action under our supervision.
$195