Classes & Events

Fly Fishing 101 - 2019

Dates: May 4; June 8; Aug 24; Sept 21; Oct 19; & Nov 9, 2019

Time: 8:00 am-3:00 pm

Location: Westover Farms Conference 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

Trout Unlimited Kids Fishing Day - 2019 FULL/CLOSED

Dates: April 13, 2019

Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Location: Westover Farms Fly Shop

Join Gateway Trout Unlimited in celebrating their annual kids fishing outing at Westover. This fun-filled day of fishing includes casting instruction, bug life, stream education, games and lunch. The event is open to children ages 6 to 18 for a $20 fee. Sign up soon, as space is limited. Don’t miss your opportunity to hook the next generation on fishing!

To book your class or event, or for more information, email or call (573) 743-6284Parents need to stay with their child throughout the day.

Reel Recovery

Dates: April 22 - 24, 2019


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.

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