Beginners

Have you been interested in learning how to fly fish, but didn’t know where to even begin?  Are you an avid bait/lure fisherman (or woman!) who is looking to try something new, or tired of seeing the people fly fishing catch more fish than you?  Looking for a life-long hobby which helps you connect with the great outdoors?  If any of these apply to you, then our Beginner Lessons are the perfect solution for you! 

Here at Wolf Creek Anglers, we specialize in introducing fly fishing to beginners.  We love teaching fly fishing and sharing our love for the sport to anyone and everyone!  Not only do we have over 40 years of guiding experience, but we also take pride in having over 20 years of experience in public education amongst our guide staff.  Needless to say, teaching and fly fishing are engrained in our DNA!  

Wolf Creek Anglers has exclusive private leases to fishable waters near South Fork and Pagosa Springs where we will instruct you on the basics of fly fishing.  You can expect to learn to cast, basic rigging techniques, basic entomology (bugs), how to fight, land, and release a fish, and much more!  In this personal setting, you will have the undivided attention of your guide throughout your lesson.  The emphasis and purpose of this trip is to introduce you to fly fishing and make it a life-long hobby to take with you wherever you go!

All fly fishing tackle is provided with the cost of your trip, trips are approximately two and a half hours long with the options of starting at 8 AM, 11 AM, or 2 PM.  You can expect to spend some solid time fishing while you learn everything you need to know to get started fly fishing! 

The beginner trips are conducted out of our fly shop in South Fork at a cost of $135 per angler.  There is a limit of 3 people per guide on beginner trips.  You can book a beginner lesson by clicking on the tab ‘Guided Trips’ above, stopping by the fly shop, or by calling us at (719) 873-1414.  Book now and wait no longer to learn this great and fun sport!