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Fly Fishing Classes

Spring 2017

Triangle Events from Great Outdoor Provision Co:

Mar
18
Sat
Fly Fishing Class | Chapel Hill (SOLD OUT) @ Clearwater Lake
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fly Fishing Class | Chapel Hill (SOLD OUT) @ Clearwater Lake | North Carolina | United States

Our March 18th course is SOLD OUT.  Check out additional dates: Fly Fishing Classes

DESCRIPTION

A very comprehensive one day course for 8 students. We’ve packed a lot of information into an 8 hour day, including: casting, knots, equipment, fishing strategies and fly selection, for coldwater, warmwater and saltwater species. Beginners can expect to learn the skills that will allow them to catch fish on their own, and intermediate level fly fishers can advance their casting skills and fill in some holes in their technical knowledge. We provide all equipment, including a textbook, as well as lunch and drinks. Just bring a willingness to have fun and learn, but register early, they fill up fast.

Clearwater Lake:

Clearwater Lake is a quiet, picturesque 5 acre lake in Chapel Hill. It’s now part of a YMCA day camp although it was originally a sand quarry. It’s both colder and clearer than most central NC ponds, which gave rise to the idea of a trout stocking program. The lake is stocked with trout in mid-October, depending on weather. So our October 30th class should have trout to fish for. There are native bass and pan fish in the lake year round.

 

Private Lessons 

Corporate Group Events

Scout Merit Badge Classes
 
Our Fly Fishing Class instructors, Scott Wood and Jim Coveny also offer private lessons, corporate events, and instruction for scout merit badges.  Private Lessons are $80.00 an hour with a two hour minimum.  Gift Certificates are available.  To schedule a lesson, purchase a gift certificate or obtain a quote for a corporate event, call or email Scott Wood.
 
919-830-4955
Apr
2
Sun
Fly Fishing Class | Chapel Hill — SOLD OUT @ Clearwater Lake
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fly Fishing Class  |  Chapel Hill -- SOLD OUT @ Clearwater Lake | North Carolina | United States

This event is SOLD OUT.  Check out additional dates

DESCRIPTION

A very comprehensive one day course for 8 students. We’ve packed a lot of information into an 8 hour day, including: casting, knots, equipment, fishing strategies and fly selection, for coldwater, warmwater and saltwater species. Beginners can expect to learn the skills that will allow them to catch fish on their own, and intermediate level fly fishers can advance their casting skills and fill in some holes in their technical knowledge. We provide all equipment, including a textbook, as well as lunch and drinks. Just bring a willingness to have fun and learn, but register early, they fill up fast.

Clearwater Lake:

Clearwater Lake is a quiet, picturesque 5 acre lake in Chapel Hill. It’s now part of a YMCA day camp although it was originally a sand quarry. It’s both colder and clearer than most central NC ponds, which gave rise to the idea of a trout stocking program. The lake is stocked with trout in mid-October, depending on weather. So our October 30th class should have trout to fish for. There are native bass and pan fish in the lake year round.

Private Lessons 

Corporate Group Events

Scout Merit Badge Classes
 
Our Fly Fishing Class instructors, Scott Wood and Jim Coveny also offer private lessons, corporate events, and instruction for scout merit badges.  Private Lessons are $80.00 an hour with a two hour minimum.  Gift Certificates are available.  To schedule a lesson, purchase a gift certificate or obtain a quote for a corporate event, call or email Scott Wood.
 
919-830-4955
Apr
9
Sun
Fly Fishing Class | Four Oaks, NC @ Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A very comprehensive one day course for 8 students. We’ve packed a lot of information into an 8 hour day, including: casting, knots, equipment, fishing strategies and fly selection, for coldwater, warmwater and saltwater species. Beginners can expect to learn the skills that will allow them to catch fish on their own, and intermediate level fly fishers can advance their casting skills and fill in some holes in their technical knowledge. We provide all equipment, including a textbook, as well as lunch and drinks. Just bring a willingness to have fun and learn, but register early, they fill up fast.

Howell Woods:

Howell Woods is a 2,800 acre natural are along the Neuse river managed by professional foresters and biologists for native wildlife and plant communities. It stands out for both its sheer size and management philosophy especially given its proximity to the triangle. Our class is held in an area of the property which has a pond stocked with native bass and pan fish as well as an indoor and outdoor classroom. That entire area is reserved for our class. We will be at the pond for both casting and fishing portions of the class but have access to indoor and outdoor shelters during the classroom portion. Learn more about Howell Woods here: http://www.johnstoncc.edu/howellwoods/

ff-reserve-your-spot

Private Lessons 

Corporate Group Events

Scout Merit Badge Classes
 
Our Fly Fishing Class instructors, Scott Wood and Jim Coveny also offer private lessons, corporate events, and instruction for scout merit badges.  Private Lessons are $80.00 an hour with a two hour minimum.  Gift Certificates are available.  To schedule a lesson, purchase a gift certificate or obtain a quote for a corporate event, call or email Scott Wood.
 
919-830-4955
May
6
Sat
Fly Fishing Class | Four Oaks, NC @ Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A very comprehensive one day course for 8 students. We’ve packed a lot of information into an 8 hour day, including: casting, knots, equipment, fishing strategies and fly selection, for coldwater, warmwater and saltwater species. Beginners can expect to learn the skills that will allow them to catch fish on their own, and intermediate level fly fishers can advance their casting skills and fill in some holes in their technical knowledge. We provide all equipment, including a textbook, as well as lunch and drinks. Just bring a willingness to have fun and learn, but register early, they fill up fast.

Howell Woods:

Howell Woods is a 2,800 acre natural are along the Neuse river managed by professional foresters and biologists for native wildlife and plant communities. It stands out for both its sheer size and management philosophy especially given its proximity to the triangle. Our class is held in an area of the property which has a pond stocked with native bass and pan fish as well as an indoor and outdoor classroom. That entire area is reserved for our class. We will be at the pond for both casting and fishing portions of the class but have access to indoor and outdoor shelters during the classroom portion. Learn more about Howell Woods here: http://www.johnstoncc.edu/howellwoods/

ff-reserve-your-spot

Private Lessons 

Corporate Group Events

Scout Merit Badge Classes
 
Our Fly Fishing Class instructors, Scott Wood and Jim Coveny also offer private lessons, corporate events, and instruction for scout merit badges.  Private Lessons are $80.00 an hour with a two hour minimum.  Gift Certificates are available.  To schedule a lesson, purchase a gift certificate or obtain a quote for a corporate event, call or email Scott Wood.
 
919-830-4955

Staff & Store

Molly Cherry, VP

Maintaining our Circle of Life

Chris Garrett, Raleigh Paddle Dept Manager

Paddling (and talking) a Good Game

Chuck Millsaps

And now, a word from our Minister of Culture

First Hike?

Don't Freak.

Raleigh: The City of Oaks

There are plenty of opportunities to get outdoors in the Raleigh area! Great Outdoor Provision Co. wants to set you up to enjoy your time outside. We know how busy you are, so we’re open until nine at night Monday through Friday, and until six pm on Saturday and Sunday.  Store manager, Robin Hannon, and his staff are just waiting for you to come by so they can answer your questions and share some of their own experiences.

We love Raleigh, and our staff members have trod over, paddled on, and pounded pavement in every part of the city. Whether you’re looking for a good backpacking trail or would like to try your hand at fly fishing, we’ve got all the advice you need – and, more importantly, the gear to get you where you want to go.

Trying a new outdoor hobby? We have plenty of beginner’s equipment to get you on your way. Are you an old hand at what you do? We carry specialized items, including carabiners, climbing harnesses, kayak rod holders, and dehydrated food. Great Outdoor Provision Co. makes sure that you are comfortable and prepared out there in the wilderness. So go ahead, explore! We’ve got your back.

Store Manager:

Robin Hannon
gopc401@greatoutdoorprovision.com

Fish Hippie is Here!

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Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Paramount
The Shenandoah National Park Trust presents the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Enjoy the majestic beauty of mountain landscapes and cultures close to home and across the globe. This much-anticipated event brings the best skiing, rock[...]