Classes/Seminars

Women’s Fly Fishing Retreat Second Session

Due to popular demand, the Deerfield Fly Shop is excited to announce we have added a second session of our Women’s Fly Fishing Retreat on July 9 and 10. This retreat is aimed at beginner fly fishers, but intermediates who want to brush up or reinforce their skills are welcome as well. On Friday, July … Continue reading Women’s Fly Fishing Retreat Second Session

Beginner and Intermediate Casting Clinics in April and May

Master casting instructor Jim Dowd will lead casting clinics for beginning and intermediate casters over the next two months. These are all individual classes and each class is limited to four participants. The beginner classes are FREE! Email brian@deerfieldflyshop.com to register. Beginning Fly Casting These classes focus on brand new to beginner casters. We go … Continue reading Beginner and Intermediate Casting Clinics in April and May

Ladies’ Fly Fishing Retreat

Ladies, always wanted to give fly fishing a shot but didn’t know where to start? Gentlemen, is there a woman in your life—mother, daughter, sister, partner, friend—who you know would love to start fly fishing? Then come join us for two days of fly fish immersion on the Deerfield River! On May 7 and 8, … Continue reading Ladies’ Fly Fishing Retreat

Next Level Bass Flies with Jay Aylward

It’s just past sunset and the water has turned to glass. The only sounds are the leopard frogs and your popper making its way across the surface along the edge of a weed bed. You hear the crack of a pop top behind you, signaling that you have approximately 12 ounces and counting left on … Continue reading Next Level Bass Flies with Jay Aylward

February and March Fly Tying

Deerfield River Fly Box An informational and tying series. I will be sitting down, online, with shop guides over the next three weeks to talk about some of our favorite fly patterns for the Deerfield River and how to tie and fish them. The sessions will meet Wednesdays, February 10, 17 and 24, at 7 … Continue reading February and March Fly Tying

Upcoming Fly Tying Classes

Tuesday, December 8 at 6 pm: Introduction to Fly Tying In this class, which generally runs a little over an hour, we learn the very basics of tying flies. We will tie two woolly buggers, which you will get to keep at the end of the class. All tools and materials provided. This class is … Continue reading Upcoming Fly Tying Classes

Rich Strolis Streamer Seminar

Ready to take your streamer game to another level? Then don’t miss this opportunity! Renowned fly tyer and streamer fisherman Rich Strolis will be bringing his big bag of streamer knowledge to the Deerfield Fly Shop for a two-part Streamer Seminar on Oct. 16 and 17, 2020. Rich will address a vast array of topics, … Continue reading Rich Strolis Streamer Seminar

Spey Casting Clinic

Deerfield Fly Shop’s Introduction to Spey Casting with Eric Halloran and Jim Dowd Been hearing a lot about Spey casting–even for trout!–and always wanted to give it a shot? Here’s an opportunity to learn the basics of this beautiful, and highly effective, way to cast a fly. This on-the-water class is a very basic introduction … Continue reading Spey Casting Clinic

Open House

DEERFIELD FLY SHOP 5TH OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY MARCH 7 9AM-4PM PRESENTATIONS: 10AM DRY FLY STRATEGIES FOR THE DEERFIELD RIVER BY JAY AYLWARD 12PM DRWTU TELEMETRY STUDY AND FIFE BROOK DAM RELICENSING UPDATE 2PM UNDERSTANDING WATER FLOWS OF HE DEERFIELD,MILLERS AND WESTFIELD RIVERS BY MIKE DIDONNA RAFFLE $10 FULL DAY FLOAT FOR 2 $50 GIFT CARD … Continue reading Open House

Fly Tying/Fly Tying Classes

Fly Tying Saturdays from 10am-12pm. Beginner Fly Tying Class Sunday February 2 2020 @10am. Class is limited to 5 people. All equipment and supplies are provided and the class is free. This is a beginner class and we will be tying Woolly Buggers and learning basic fly tying skills. You can keep the flies you … Continue reading Fly Tying/Fly Tying Classes