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Orvis Fly Fishing School

Learn like the pros

Orvis Guests Enjoy 30% Off Overnight Stays at The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa


Learning how to fly fish has never been easier when staying at the Equinox Golf Resort & Spa. The Orvis Fly Fishing School has deep ties to the Equinox Golf Resort & Spa, which is nearby the famed Battenkill River, the perfect backdrop for the best fly fishing experience. 

The first Orvis Fly Fishing School started in 1966 after determining a need to educate people who were simply too initimidated by the sport to try it. Since then, the Orvis Fly Fishing School has taught over 35,000 people at Orvis schools all over the United States.

The state-of-the-art fly fishing school facility is located less than a mile away from the Equinox Golf Resort & Spa located in the beautiful Green Mountains in Manchester, Vermont. 

Since classes are limited to one or two people, you will enjoy a lot of personal attention. You will learn how to fly fish or improve your skills with experienced instructors determined to provide you with the best best fly fishing lesson possible. 

Fish with confidence and uncover all the skills needed to become an expert fly-fisher. Book your opportunity to stay at the Equinox Golf Resort & Spa and learn how to fly-fish with the Orvis Fly Fishing experience package. 

What the class includes: 

  •     Introduction to all the fly-fishing gear - line, rod and reel
  •     Knot tying lessons
  •     Practice with hands-on casting introduction with the best instructors in the industry
  •     Introduction to shooting line, false casting and roll casting techniques
  •     Fly selection, handling fish and landing fish
  •     How to read the water and currents
  •     Catered lunch
  •     Special offers on Orvis gear
  1. Book The Orvis Fly Fishing Experience
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Orvis Fly Fishing Experience

Catch this adventurous summer getaway with Orvis Fly Fishing School and The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa. Learn how to cast like a seasoned angler, from setting up your rod and selecting the perfect fly to catching and then safely releasing your fish. 

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Classes are held on the famed Battenkill River and on fully stocked casting ponds, so you’re sure to catch a big one. And since classes are limited to one or two people, you enjoy a lot of personal attention. All experience levels are welcome. The Orvis Four Hour Fly Fishing Experience will be catered towards your level and ability.

Package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Orvis Four Hour Fly Fishing Experience for one or two people, once per stay
  • Two tickets to American Museum of Fly Fishing
  • Farm fresh breakfast served in Chop House ($22 Per Value Per Person Per Day)

Valid seven days a week June 1, 2023 through October 30, 2023. Limited number of rooms are available for this promotion. Advance reservations required. Package must be booked 21 days in advance. Rates are per person, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.