Wulff School of Fly Fishing is located in the Catskills, the birthplace of
dry-fly fishing in
America, on its best known
river, the Beaverkill. The School's 100 acres in the upper Beaverkill
Valley is a
beautiful setting of forest,
meadow, and ponds. Our school building was especially designed to meet our
requirements. An adjoining
private stretch of the Beaverkill is used to teach wading, streamcraft, and
with extra time may enjoy fishing the Delaware's main stem, plus the
East and West
branches, as well as the
trout-rich no-kill stretches of the Beaverkill and Willowemoc.
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our all-encompassing trout course, good for beginners and
alike. In addition
to the theory and practice of
casting* on ponds and in the river, you'll learn about stream
entomology, fishing knots,
know-how, fly selection, approach and presentation,
releasing fish. Joan's Fly Casting Techniques
is provided as a textbook,* including
use of videotape on
course is the ideal follow-up to the Trout Course. The
designed to improve
any angler's casting skill in
fresh or salt water because we can instruct individually and move
at each student's
tackle know-how, casting
patterns for stream coverage, accuracy, shooting line, and – depending
and ability -
handling heavy flies, curves and mends, spey and quick casts, kayak or canoe casting and other advanced techniques. Joan's casting DVD and her book, Fly-Casting Techniques, are the texts.
Date: May 6-8. This class will be conducted by Joan, Sheila and staff.
with the Wulff
School casting method, through
the Casting School, is recommended.
Private schools for groups are available. Please inquire.
Hours: Fri 8pm - Sun 5pm
May 31-June 2
For details and reservations call
Trout and Casting
Only) $750 (with meals)
includes Joan's VHS or DVD
Dynamics Of Fly Casting,
and a FLY-O.)
Bring with you the Fly
already own. The school will also provide a picnic
on days 2 and 3. Class begins the first day at 2pm
9am on the following two days. There will be a break
a picnic lunch and the school will end at 5:30-6:00pm
day. Your evenings will be free for dinner on your
or with a group at "local" restaurants.
should you bring?
ask our students
who own waders to bring them
the stream session.
It is not necessary to buy
in order to come
to class, however, as we
available. If you would like to
your own rods,
reels, etc., you are free to do
But do not buy new
equipment just to come to
as we will
provide it. On Sunday afternoon,
get to try all
the rods we have at our "rod
way, you'll have a better
of what to buy
when you are ready to
first-time gear. We also have
of our teaching
aids and books available
Will you see Joan?
if she is not
you make reservations?
reservations call (845) 439-5020.
How old should children be?
suggest that children are at least 10 years old, and have their own
interest in fly fishing. Due
of the course, it is not recommended for younger children.
the best airport access?
NJ - 130 miles; LaGuardia, NYC - 130 miles; Stewart, Newburgh,
NY - 70 miles;
Binghampton, NY - 80 miles; Click here for
detailed driving instructions
their own reservations for accommodations.
Click here for a complete list of local accommodations.
Wulff School of Fly
Fishing is located 3 miles upriver from Lew Beach, NY and 2-1/2 hours
miles) by car from
New York City. It is 75 miles from Stewart Airport in Newburgh, N.Y.
13 miles from