Classes & Events

2023 Fly Fishing 101

Dates: March 4, April 15, May 20, June 10, July 22, Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 4

Time: 8:00 am-2:00 pm

Location: Westover Farms Dry Creek Center

In just one day beginners will learn about casting a fly rod, trout feeding behaviors, stream entomology, fly selection, reading the waters and, of course, how to catch fish. You’ll also tackle the basics of equipment selection, knot tying, river structure, how to choose the right fly and how to reel in trout with nymphs, wet flies and streamers. The cost is $275 per person, which must be paid in full and confirms your spot in the class.  Your payment is non-refundable.  Bring a friend and save $100.  If you bring a friend, the cost is $225 per person.  The class fee includes a loaner fly rod for the day, instruction, lunch, and fishing.  If you have your own rod and reel, we encourage to bring it. Please call if these dates do not work with your schedule and we will find alternate dates.  Click here: for more information or to register for the class.


8:00 am Class begins
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Catch & Release fishing and instruction

Reel Recovery - 2023

Dates: April 24 - 26, 2023

Time: 3pm Arrival

Location: Westover Farms Conference Center

Reel Recovery is a national non-profit that organizes fly-fishing retreats for men recovering from cancer. All meals, lodging and fly-fishing equipment are covered by Reel Recovery at no cost to participants, and no previous fishing experience is required. Space is limited to 14 men, so sign up soon! To find out more about Reel Recovery and the retreat at Westover, click here.

Trout Unlimited Kids Day

Dates: Sunday, September 24, 2023

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Westover Farms

Gateway Chapter of Trout Unlimited has scheduled the Kids Fly Fishing Day for Sunday, September 24 and will be from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. The cost is $30 for per child angler. The fee includes fly fishing instruction, rental equipment, and lunch. Parents may also fish with their children at the discounted rate of $25. So, click here if you are able to join us for TU’s Kids Fishing Day at Westover Farms.

I fish all over the country and world and look forward to coming to Westover for some fantastic fishing.
Gene Sullivan