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Orvis FF101: Learn to Fly Fish for Free at Orvis Stockbridge

If you're an absolute beginner or are thinking of returning to the sport after a break, our free FF101 classes will introduce you to the wonder of fly fishing.

As spaces are limited, please book a spot for each individual member of your party.

FF101 classes introduce modern fly-fishing to absolute beginners, or anyone returning to fly-fishing after a break. This 60-90 minute class is delivered without charge at our flagship Stockbridge Store most weekends and delivers store-based learning and fly line casting outside. 

FF101 classes are aimed at anyone interested in learning about fly fishing and looking how to get started.

After meeting in Orvis Stockbridge store, you'll get to:

  • Discover why fly fishing is enjoyed by today’s generation of fly fishers.
  • Discover where you can fish and what species you can target.
  • Popular flies and how to choose the right ones.
  • Find out what gear you need to start fly fishing.
  • Put together and rig a balanced fly rod outfit.
  • Have a go at casting a fly line outside.
  • Learn about nylon and using tapered leaders.
  • Participate in a knot tying session.
  • Learn about local fly fishing opportunities.

Booking is highly recommended and is free of charge. All equipment and refreshments are provided.

Although there is no age limit, attendees should be able to independently engage in the whole session. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Attendees should wear seasonally appropriate clothing for the outdoor session.


  • Click the Book Now button.
  • Select your date.
  • Enter your details & confirm.
  • Repeat process for each individual wanting to attend the session.

You will be sent an email confirming your booking (if do you do not receive this email, please check your junk mail folder). If you need to cancel or reschedule your booking, you can do this through the links on your confirmation email.

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