2 Spots Open for Headhunters Fly Shop Advanced Fly Fishing School

2 spots open for the first session of the Headhunters Advanced Fly Fishing School October 5-8. Call today for add’l info!

Headhunters Fly Shop Advanced Fly Fishing School

Want to get better at fishing the Missouri River? Want to improve your dry fly cast? Presentation? Fish finding skills? Well we do too! And this fall we once again offer Headhunters Fly Shop Advanced Fly Fishing School.

We offer two sessions this October with the first being Thursday evening October 5th thru Monday morning October 9th. The second session begins Thursday evening October 19th and finishing Monday morning October 23rd.

This is an all inclusive Fly Fishing School. From meals, to classroom sessions, instruction from Headhunters top guides, class handbook, and some cool swag you take home with you. But the experience and the knowledge are the two biggest keys to your success.

This is not a class for novices. This is a school structured for those who are looking to get a leg up on the competition. All those finicky trout in this world. Think of it as a 400 level college class. We will present advanced techniques including casting, fish finding, water reading, bug selection, presentation styles, knots, rigging techniques…tons of information to give you the necessary tools to tackle difficult fly fishing situations.

2017 Headhunters Fly Shop Advanced Fly Fishing School

You lodging will be upriver at Montana’s Wolf Creek Lodge just a couple miles outside of Wolf Creek up HWY. 434. A perfect lodge environment for this school. A great room for presentations and dining, 4 outside entry rooms with two beds, WiFi, microwave, satellite TV, small refrigerator. A cool kitchen located in the lodge for all meals. Pool table, big flatscreen, porch overlooking Little Wolf Creek, and this property is located on about 5 private acres. Quiet. And quite a place. The perfect harbor for you and this school!

*Double occupancy is preferred but we can accommodate 2 single occupancy guests. You will be coupled with another angler/student in the drift boat.

Montana’s Wolf Creek Lodge

A classroom session in the morning followed by about 6-7 hours on the water with personal attention and instruction with your guide/instructor. Each day is dedicated to a specific discipline. Dry fly fishing, nymph fishing, and streamer fishing. Although just like the the trout we can adapt and be fluid. We can certainly adapt for the type of learning you desire. If you want to fish for rising fish daily as opposed to wearing your arm out streamer fishing, we can do that. If you want to streamer fish between dry fly spots? We got you. If you want to focus on wade fishing deep bucket nymphing? We will accommodate. The morning classroom sessions are more rigid but the remainder of your time is open to personal scripting.

Appetizers, a glass of wine or beer, and dinner back at the lodge is what will occupy your evenings. A great time for fellowship, exchange of ideas, and relaxation time. Then get a good Montana’s night sleep and get after it again in the morning!

HH Advanced FF School Itinerary

Headhunters Advanced Fly Fishing School
Nice Rainbow 2016 Adv Fly Fishing School

This year we are adding instructors that will present a 45 minute dissertation on Missouri River entomology, a TBD session, and insider secrets to cracking the Missouri River code.

We are also adding a chef so Mark can focus on entertainment and education. Lunches provided on the river. Breakfast and dinner at Montana’s Wolf Creek Lodge. Let us know in advance if you have an dietary restrictions. Salad or Gluten Free options available. Prior notice will guarantee you get food appropriate for each individual. 

Thursday: Arrival date. Check in @ Headhunters. 4-6pm meet and greet @ WCLodge w/ appetizers. Powerpoint presentation by Mark, and dinner.

Friday: Breakfast 730am. Morning presentation 830am. Meet guide and go fish 10am. Return to lodge at dark. Apps and dinner.

Saturday: Breakfast 730am. Morning presentation 830am. Meet guide and go fish day two 10am. Return to lodge at dark. Apps and dinner.

Sunday: Breakfast 730am. Morning presentation 830am. Q & A. Meet guide 10am. Fish and learn all day long! Return to lodge at dark. Apps and last night award ceremony! Dinner.

Monday: Breakfast 730am. Check out @ Headhunters. Thanks!

2017 Pricing: $1399/double occupancy $1599/single occupancy

All inclusive*. Lodging, meals, swag, guides.

*Guide tips and Montana State Fishing License not included

We have some cool swag to give you this year too. An engraved Wheatley Fly Box from TroutNV.com filled with some classic Missouri River patterns. A T-Shirt or hat of your choice.

Headhunters Advanced Fly Fishing School
Having Lunch on the banks of the Missouri River

Lots of great feedback received from our participants this previous year and we took what they had to day and have improved this years offering. Always looking to improve here at Headhunters Fly Shop in Craig.

The food will be great, the comfortable lodging fits in perfectly for what you are after, the location is the Missouri River of Montana, an opportunity to improve your tailwater/spring creek angling skills, classroom sessions designed to level the playing field, unique swag, and wonderful fellowship to boot.

We truly enjoyed the 2016 Advanced Fly Fishing School and look forward to seeing and fishing with you October 2017 here on the Missouri River Montana!


email Mark mark@headhuntersflyshop.com for additional information regarding this fly fishing school that will fill quickly.  

Disclaimer: This Advanced School is for single handed anglers. If you are interested in getting on top of your Trout Spey game we offer clinics and private instruction here at Headhunters Fly Shop. Inquire within for educational opportunities. We offer private lessons at anytime. Or guided trips with a focus on learning the river, casting improvement, swing spots, or anything you can think of. Design your own day today!

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