KERN RIVER FLY FISHING GUIDE SERVICE

INSTRUCTIONAL CLASSES

​​​​Kern River Fly Fishing, Inc. is a permitted catch and release fly fishing outfitter with the Sequoia National Forest and operates on a non discriminatory basis. We offer special service for disabled/handicapped clients and wounded veterans.  California Fish and Wildlife - Licensed, Bonded and Insured. Kern River Fly Fishing, Inc. ©  All rights reserved. | 2001-2018 

CANCELLATION POLICIES

FLY FISHING SCHOOL - TROUT TACTICS

The premier fly fishing school in the Sierra Nevada offers the beginning first time fly fisher the hands on basics of fly fishing. The school takes place on the stream or river and in the classroom. The student walks away with the knowledge and skills to fly fish any river or stream in the world. The class includes: trout ecology, entomology, casting, fly selection, fly fishing techniques and strategies, leader and tippet construction, knots, water reading, gear and equipment.  All gear is provided, but if you have your own, please bring it to the class.
The school is taught by a Certified Fly Casting Instructor with the Federation of Fly Fishers.


FLY FISHING SCHOOL - SURF FLY FISHING
A rod, reel and stripping basket are provided during instruction. The class is approximately 3 hours long, scheduled one weekend each month along the California Coastline and includes the following:

  • Detailed instruction into the art of fly fishing in the surf;
  • Discussion on the proper gear and equipment used in the surf;
  • Casting techniques & strategies used in the surf;
  • Step-by-step instruction on commonly used knots to tie on commonly used surf flies, and
  • How to read the contour, tides and structure of the surf.

FLY FISHING SCHOOL - TENKARA

Tenkara is the Japanese method of fly-fishing, which uses only a rod, line and fly. Tenkara shines in mountain streams like the Kern River, where the long rod and light line provide the best possible fly presentation. Tenkara is also effective in a variety of waters, such as alpine lakes, or urban ponds for panfish, bass and carp. Tenkara is the ideal setup for anyone looking for an intuitive and fun way to fly-fish, something to take along on a backpacking fishing trip into the Golden Trout Wilderness or teaching kids the art of fly-fishing, without the complexities.What is Tenkara?

Tenkara is the Japanese method of fly-fishing, which uses only a rod, line and fly. Tenkara shines in mountain streams like the Kern River, where the long rod and light line provide the best possible fly presentation. Tenkara is also effective in a variety of waters, such as alpine lakes, or urban ponds for panfish, bass and carp. Tenkara is the ideal setup for anyone looking for an intuitive and fun way to fly-fish, something to take along on a backpacking fishing trip into the Golden Trout Wilderness or teaching kids the art of fly-fishing, without the complexities.


CLASS

Learn Tenkara tactics

​(APPROXIMATELY 3 HOURS, GEAR INCLUDED)

1 PERSON $100.00


Please contact Kern River Fly Shop at (760) 376-2040 for scheduling and availability.