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2022 Specialty Classes




 Looking to dial in specific techniques this season? Be sure to check out our upcoming specialty classes to be held this summer. (2022) Classes have limited space so please call ahead to book your spot today!

Each specialty class will cover everything from technique, rod/reel set ups to leader formulas to actual fishing.  The first half of this class to be conducted at the shop in a classroom setting, in the second half of the session the river will become the classroom.  These classes will run from 9am-3pm with a lunch break from 12-12:45. Due to COVID we are unable to provide lunch. 

Cost: $149.00 per person (8 Person Max per Class)

Call to book your spot now!!

All Classes run from 9am-3pm

For a more detailed outline of each of the classes please scroll to the bottom  

What to bring: 

  -A Valid Vermont Fishing License  

 -Waders/Boots- if you want to borrow a pair now worries! Just please let us know ahead of time  


 -Rods are optional, feel free to bring yours, rods configurations will vary a little for each class and we will have enough for everyone to use our gear 


 Class Dates: 

 Streamer Class-TBD

 Nymphing Class-TBD

 Dry Fly Class-TBD

 Spey Class-TBD  

Women’s Fly Fishing School-TBD




Call for rates 802-253-7346 


Call for rates 802-253-7346


  • Comfortable clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Water and snacks
  • Rain gear(if applicable)
  • Camera
  • Insect repellant
  • Hat


Guiding is hard work. It’s our goal is to give you a safe, fun and educational experience that will leave you wanting more. If you’ve enjoyed your trip, tipping 15% -20% (or whatever you deem acceptable) is encouraged. Let them know how much fun you had!


At a minimum, all of our guides are basic first aid and CPR certified by the Red Cross. The guides are there to make necessary decisions to ensure everyone’s safety, and to help if an emergency situation should arise.


  • Transportation to Waterbury Reservoir is provided by The Fly Rod Shop.
  • Advance registration required. Space is limited so book early.
  • An adult must accompany children under the age of 14.


The Fly Rod Shop reserves the right to cancel any trip and/or make changes to itineraries as deemed necessary. You can contact us any time to cancel your reservation, however your deposit is not refundable if within 7 days of trip. These trips go out rain or shine. Occasionally, due to an unforeseen situation and/or safety concerns, we may cancel a trip. If this happens (and it’s rare it does) we will attempt to re-book with you on a date that is agreeable to both parties or refund your deposit.


  • We are not liable for any loss, damage or injury sustained to participants or personal property.
  • Due to fluctuating fuel costs and other factors, The Fly Rod Shop reserves the right to change guiding rates at any time.