Clinics & Events

Intro to Fly Fishing Clinic, Thur. February 6th, 7-9Pm

FREE

Looking to pick up fly fishing this fall season or need a simple refresher? Our popular Flyfishing 101 clinic is the perfect opportunity to learn about this exciting and enjoyable sport! In this two hour clinic, you’ll explore the basics of flyfishing:

* What is fly fishing?

* How do I cast a fly rod?

* What kind of gear will I need?

* What about flies…which ones do I need?

* Will I need waders and other accessories?

* Where can I fish, and what will I catch?

This clinic is presented by noted fly fishing teacher and author Steve Hudson. Steve has led fly fishing clinics from Alaska to Florida and has taught hundreds of people the art of fly fishing. He’s also the author of more than 20 books, including the acclaimed “101” series of introductory fly fishing guides.

Where:  Alpharetta Outfitters
When: Thur. 2/6 7-9Pm
Cost:  FREE
What to bring:  A friend!

Intro to Fly Tying Class, Sat. February 8th, 9-12Pm

$30.00

Have you ever wanted to get started in fly tying but didn’t know where to begin? Look no further. Alpharetta Outfitter’s Fly Tying 101 class, taught by expert tyer and fly tying author Steve Hudson, is the ideal place to start.

It’s the perfect opportunity to learn essential basic tying skills and techniques in a relaxed and enjoyable setting. Along the way you’ll create several flies that you can use on the water in the future, and you’ll set the stage for what just might become a lifelong passion too!

Tools, tying supplies and instructional materials are provided for use in the workshop. All you need to bring is excitement about learning something new…and of course a fly box in which to put the flies that you’ll be tying! Seats are limited sign up today!

Where:  Alpharetta Outfitters
When:  Sat. 2/8 9-12Pm
Cost:  $30 (Includes CMG Fly Tying 101 Book!)
What to bring:  All tools and materials are included.

Delayed Harvest Intermediate Fly Tying Class, Sat. February 15th, 9-12Pm

$30.00

Looking to fill your box with some of the best flies for your favorite southeast delayed harvest stream? Look no further. Alpharetta Outfitter’s DH tying class will teach a variety of productive nymph and streamer patterns for your upcoming fishing outing.

This is an intermediate level class.  A basic understanding of beginner fly tying techniques is expected for participants.

Tools, tying supplies, and instructional materials are provided for use in the workshop. All you need to bring is excitement about learning something new…and of course a fly box in which to put the flies that you’ll be tying! Seats are limited sign up today!

Where:  Alpharetta Outfitters
When:  Sat. 2/15 @9am-12pm
Cost:  $30
What to bring:  All tools and materials are included.

Bugs and Suds Fly Tying Social, Wed. February 19th, 6-9Pm

FREE

Spend your Wednesday evening with us for our monthly fly tying social!  Bugs and Suds isn’t just a fly tying night, this an opportunity to gather with our local fly fishing community. We’ll break out the grill and provide beverages from our friends at SweetWater Brewing. Bring your vice and tying materials or show up ready to swap fishing lies and stories with local fishermen and women. 

Come one come all!

Nymphing 101 Clinic, Thur. February 20th, 7-9Pm

FREE

Fish do as much as 90 percent of their feeding underwater, and once you learn the techniques of “nymphing” with sub-surface insect imitations you’ll be set to get in on that exciting action yourself!  In this clinic, we hope to demystify nymph fishing and make it easier to understand. Join us for this special clinic to learn this great fly fishing technique!

Where:  Alpharetta Outfitters
When:  Thur. 2/20 7-9Pm
Cost:  FREE
What to bring:  A friend!