Orvis Steelhead School at Tailwater Lodge Pulaski, NY

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The Orvis Fly-Fishing school and ALL-INCLUSIVE trip to Tailwater Lodge in Pulaski, New York, includes lodging, meals, guided fishing, and a FREE Clearwater 11 foot 7wt switch outfit with a Hydros SL reel, extra spool and two lines. This is the complete Great Lakes outfit for any situation!

Great Lakes steelhead fishing can go from challenging to incredibly rewarding in the time it takes to make a perfect swing or a drag-free drift. Orvis instructors and the expert guides at Tailwater Lodge in Altmar will help you gain the skills to optimize your time on the water.

Join Orvis casting instructor Peter Kutzer and learn both single-handed and two-handed techniques to pursue one of the most prized catches in the fly-fishing world. Using Orvis's progressive method to teaching fly casting, you will learn the skills needed for pursuing steelhead in any situation. Pete has taught thousands of people how to cast with an emphasis on making the cast easy. With the great guides and instructors at Tailwater Lodge, and the Salmon River right out your lodge door, you will be on the fast track to becoming a steelhead angler.

At the Tailwater Lodge, you'll enjoy the best accommodations anywhere on the river, while enjoying some of the best fishing during the day. After a day on the river, a luxurious guest room awaits, and you'll appreciate the gourmet comfort food served in the Tailwater Restaurant, where rustic atmosphere meets metropolitan flair.
Itinerary
Fly Fishing School Class Program
Tailwater Lodge in Altmar, New York

Arrival Day
Time Activity & Description
4:00 p.m. Guest register at Tailwater Lodge
6:30 p.m. Dinner followed by an introduction to the class program

Day One
Time Activity & Description
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Learn how to cast a single and double handed rod, pick up and lay down line, and roll cast
10:00 a.m. Discussion on lines, rods, reels, and basic equipment for steelhead
10:45 a.m. Perfecting your cast, videotape students casting
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Discussion on reading water, choosing flies
2:00 p.m. Video analysis of student casting
4:00 p.m. Step three in the casting progression - shooting & mending line. Students fishing
5:00 p.m. End of first day
6:00 p.m. Dinner

Day Two
Time Activity & Description
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Full day guided trip
12:00 p.m. Streamside lunch
4:00 p.m. End of the day, anglers return to lodge.
6:30 p.m. Dinner

Day Three
Time Activity & Description
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Full day guided trip
12:00 p.m. Streamside lunch
4:00 p.m. End of the day, anglers return to lodge.
6:30 p.m. Dinner

Departure Day
Time Activity & Description
8:00 a.m. Guests depart
Dates
Orvis Steelhead School at Tailwater Lodge
2017 School Dates

April 2017 2-6 Sunday-Thursday (SOLD OUT)
     
November 2017 5-9 Sunday-Thursday
     
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Enjoy steelhead fly-fishing school with Orvis experts at Tailwater Lodge in Pulaski, NY.

The Orvis Fly-Fishing school and ALL-INCLUSIVE trip to Tailwater Lodge in Pulaski, New York, includes lodging, meals, guided fishing, and a FREE Clearwater 11 foot 7wt switch outfit with a Hydros SL reel, extra spool and two lines. This is the complete Great Lakes outfit for any situation!

Great Lakes steelhead fishing can go from challenging to incredibly rewarding in the time it takes to make a perfect swing or a drag-free drift. Orvis instructors and the expert guides at Tailwater Lodge in Altmar will help you gain the skills to optimize your time on the water.

Join Orvis casting instructor Peter Kutzer and learn both single-handed and two-handed techniques to pursue one of the most prized catches in the fly-fishing world. Using Orvis's progressive method to teaching fly casting, you will learn the skills needed for pursuing steelhead in any situation. Pete has taught thousands of people how to cast with an emphasis on making the cast easy. With the great guides and instructors at Tailwater Lodge, and the Salmon River right out your lodge door, you will be on the fast track to becoming a steelhead angler.

At the Tailwater Lodge, you'll enjoy the best accommodations anywhere on the river, while enjoying some of the best fishing during the day. After a day on the river, a luxurious guest room awaits, and you'll appreciate the gourmet comfort food served in the Tailwater Restaurant, where rustic atmosphere meets metropolitan flair.

Fly Fishing School Class Program
Tailwater Lodge in Altmar, New York

Arrival Day
Time Activity & Description
4:00 p.m. Guest register at Tailwater Lodge
6:30 p.m. Dinner followed by an introduction to the class program

Day One
Time Activity & Description
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Learn how to cast a single and double handed rod, pick up and lay down line, and roll cast
10:00 a.m. Discussion on lines, rods, reels, and basic equipment for steelhead
10:45 a.m. Perfecting your cast, videotape students casting
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Discussion on reading water, choosing flies
2:00 p.m. Video analysis of student casting
4:00 p.m. Step three in the casting progression - shooting & mending line. Students fishing
5:00 p.m. End of first day
6:00 p.m. Dinner

Day Two
Time Activity & Description
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Full day guided trip
12:00 p.m. Streamside lunch
4:00 p.m. End of the day, anglers return to lodge.
6:30 p.m. Dinner

Day Three
Time Activity & Description
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Full day guided trip
12:00 p.m. Streamside lunch
4:00 p.m. End of the day, anglers return to lodge.
6:30 p.m. Dinner

Departure Day
Time Activity & Description
8:00 a.m. Guests depart

Orvis Steelhead School at Tailwater Lodge
2017 School Dates

April 2017 2-6 Sunday-Thursday (SOLD OUT)
     
November 2017 5-9 Sunday-Thursday
     

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