|"Introduction to Fly Casting”
Part of a great Vermont vacation experience is sampling something new. In
Vermont we believe, soft adventure experiences can be the highlight of any
vacation. In the spirit of exploring we offer the opportunity for you to explore
Fly Fishing with the Old town farm Inn's “Introduction to Fly Casting"
Fun to Learn
Fly Fishing has enjoyed continual growth over the last 10 years. It provides
the challenge of golf, in unspoiled natural settings. Women find that while the
sport requires patience, it does not require strength as the rod and line do the
work. The sports growth has also been marked by a “catch an release”
philosophy preserving fish populations for the next generation.
Fly Fishing is different
We have all seen the Television ads featuring cars, health insurance etc
where the Fly Caster creates a graceful curve of line which almost by magic
moves the tiny artificial fly towards the fish. Fly Casting uses the weight of
the line to flex the rod and store energy which is used to propel the line
towards the target. This results in a graceful curving arch of line propelling
line, leader and fly to a soft landing.
Learning to Cast
Our class will teach you the Roll Cast and Forward Cast on our pond. We don't
catch fish only learn the art of fly casting. Our Instructor is a qualified and
ardent fly fisher. “Having the opportunity to introduce our guests to fly
casting is pure joy. Our students learn to feel the loading of the rod and when
the line straightens over head and softly presents at fly on the surface, their
smile is hard to contain.” commented our Casting Instructor. “We limit each
class to a maximum of three students insuring adequate instructor time for each
student. For the novice our class helps the student gain an understanding of Fly
Casting. Fly Fishing requires patience, practice, and an investment in
equipment. Time on our pond provides a good foundation and exposure to the
sport. For most of our guests to simply understand how to cast is total
Frequent Classes Next Step:
Classes are offered on odd numbered days and include all equipment (moderate
action fly rod, reel, line, leader and hookless fly), instructor and certificate
of completion. Special Packages are available for advance reservations or the
class can be scheduled on your arrival. For larger groups multiple classes can
1. Class are scheduled from 8 to 10 AM and after 4 PM to provide calm winds
for the beginner.
2. Class will be rescheduled due to rain, wind or lighting if the guest stay
3. Youth age 6 to 12 will be accommodated based on an assessment of our
instructor. Youth under age six will not be accommodated but are welcome to
monitor each class.
Vermont offers outstanding trout streams, ponds and lakes. Most notable is a
Trophy Trout section of the Black River. minutes from the Old Town Farm Inn,
well known for large brown and rainbow trout. For those guests who want more
adventure experience we can schedule 1/2 day guided on stream trips including
all equipment during their Introduction to Fly Casting class. experience.
Call today toll free 1-888-232-1089
With limited dates call today to book your class. Experience the joy of Fly
Fishing in Vermont.