Trout and Steelhead Schools

Instruction is from our Orvis Endorsed Guides.

Included in the school:  Two nights stay at the lodge, two continental breakfasts, two lunches and a half day guide trip $405/person based on double occupancy.  Single occupancy add $30.

 

Friday:

♦  7:00 pm – meet and greet at the lodge

♦  7:30 – 8:30 pm – gear rigging demonstration

 

Saturday:

♦  9:00 am – power point presentation on trout and steelhead

♦  10:00 am – on the water learning casting technique and how to read the water

♦  1:30 pm – lunch at the lodge

♦  2:00 – 3:30 pm – fly basics, knot tying and classroom instruction

♦  3:30 pm – class ends and a good time to hit the river to try out what you’ve learned

 

Sunday

♦  9:00 am – half day guide trip

♦  2:00 pm – back at the lodge and lunch

♦  Class is complete – leave with the new knowledge about Michigan trout

 

Itinerary subject to change for night time classes.

2017 School Dates

January 13th – 15th Steelhead School “Martin Luther King Day” Special

February 17th – 19th Steelhead School

March 17th – 19th Steelhead School

April  28th – 30th “Trout Opener” Beginner Fly fishing School

May 12th – 14th “Mother’s Day” Women’s Only Fly Fishing School

May 26th – May 28th Streamer School “Memorial Day Special”

June 9th – 11th Gray Drake Dry Fly School

July 7th – 9th “HEX” Dry Fly School

August 12th – 14th Trout School  “Terrestrials”

September 1st – 3rd Salmon School Labor Day Weekend Special

October 27th – 29th  Steelhead School

November 10th – 12th  Steelhead School

December 8th – 10th Steelhead School

** For 2017, The Pere Marquette River Lodge is offering an additional Sunday Night Special for those attending the holiday weekend schools:

Those who enroll for the schools during the following holiday weekends have the option for an additional Sunday night stay with lodging 50% off!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 13 – 15)

Memorial Day (May 26 – 29)

Labor Day (Sept 1 – 4)