$40 for a Beginners’ Fly-Fishing Class at Castaway Fly Fishing Shop ($100 Value)

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In a Nutshell

  • Learn fly-fishing basics
  • Skilled instructors
  • Teaches proper handling & release methods

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Promotional value expires Jan 1, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 4 per visit. Subject to availability and weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Fly-fishing requires patience, precision, and the ability to fashion miniscule knots, much like building a zipline course in an ant farm. Hone your line-looping skills with today’s Groupon: for $40, you get a beginners’ fly-fishing class at Castaway Fly Fishing Shop in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (a $100 value).

Castaway Fly Fishing Shop's team of seasoned instructors supplies bait flingers with the know-how to effectively fly-fish during two-hour classes. Outfitted in Castaway’s loaner gear or decked out in their own, students will learn essential dinner-catching techniques, including fly pattern selection, insect identification, and how to skin a waterlogged boot. By the end of the lesson, you'll be well versed in the fly-fishing fundamentals, from proper knot tying to finding the perfect spot to drop a line without hiring a fish psychic.

Castaway Fly Fishing Shop is dedicated to perpetuating the wild-trout fisheries of the Inland Northwest through propagating responsible catch-and-release practices. In the interest of preserving interspecies diplomatic relations, the class covers handling-and-release methods for a variety of fish and seaweed-covered tires from crash-landed UFOs.

Castaway Fly Fishing Shop

Joe Roope, Sr., and his son have grown Castaway Fly Fishing Shop into an full-service fly-fishing shop abounding in guided trips, classes, and high-end tackle from the likes of Loop Tackle Design and Action Optics by Smith. They proudly carry locally tied flies, offsetting a selection of fly-tying materials to accompany single- and double-hand rods. Though hunkered down in scenic Coeur d'Alene, they lead fly-fishing trips in a number of area waterways, shepherding groups through Idaho, Montana, and Washington during guided jaunts down rivers such as the Blackfoot, Clark Fork, and Upper Columbia. They share their passion for perpetuating the wild-trout fisheries of the Inland Northwest in each of their classes, advocating responsible catch, release, and contract-signing techniques whenever dealing with fish.

Customer Reviews

Great experience for my husband! They were very helpful and personable.
Greta M. · April 11, 2014
Very helpful, knowledgeable employees at Joe Roope's Castaway Fly Shop. Very willing to share their knowledge of fly fishing, fly tying, and local fishing. Clean, laid-back atmosphere.
Bryan F. · December 12, 2011
Great time!
Virginia L. · November 1, 2013

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