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Stillwater Workshops

FFT Stillwater Workshops

Fly Fishing Traditions will  provide a Stillwater Workshops for the fly fishers that want to jump start their entry into the world of fishing stillwaters. The stillwater workshops will take place on a foothill of Sierra stillwater locale. 

What will you learn;

Topics Include:
  • Strategies and Tactics for Stillwaters
  • How to find trout in Stillwater
  • Dry Fly Techniques
  • Fishing Nymph/Chironomid Techniques
  • Entomology
  • Retrieve Techniques
  • Fly Patterns and selection
  • Seasonal Transitions and Food Source changes
  • Tactics for tough days
  • How to read conditions—water, weather,structure, habitat.
FFT Stillwater Workshop Details

The Stillwater Workshops are offered to groups consisting of 6 -10 attendees. Get a group together and schedule your workshop. The cost of the workshop varies depending upon the number of attendees.

6 people - $100 each
7-8 people $ 90 each 
9-10 people $ 70 each

Individual Instruction - $50 an hour

Outdoor classroom for classwork with Power Point Presentations.
Classroom instruction by top Stillwater guides both off and on the water.
In depth instruction on stillwater tactics and techniques.

The workshop is designed for anglers in all stages of fly fishing who wish to learn stillwater techniques. This workshop is modeled after Philip Rowley’s Stillwater school. The students will learn proper casting techniques, reels, fly lines, knots, leaders, flies, and setting up their rods. The workshop will cover lake profiling, proper equipment, safety concerns and fly fishing etiquette.

  • Students are responsible to bring their own watercraft, pontoon boat, float tube or pram.
  • Students must possess a valid California fishing license.
Sign Up for a Stillwater Workshop

Sign up for the Stillwater School by;

(a) Call Clay at 530-913-1334  to ask any questions or to reserve a space.
(b) Mail Clay at; Fly Fishing Traditions - 13572 Green Lane - Grass Valley, CA 95945
(c) Email Clay at

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Thanks, Clay