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Our exciting one-hour Fly-Casting Discovery Course is fun, easy and led by expert instructors who'll gladly teach you the skills to cast your first fly.
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Activity level: Easy
  • Minimum age: 8 (14 and under with parent or guardian)
  • Questions? Please call 1-888-552-3261

Course Description

There are few things more rewarding than watching a trout rise to your fly. It's an experience you don't want to miss. Our course offers you a great opportunity to try fly casting in a friendly and supportive environment. After brief introductions and safety talk, you'll learn the components of a fly-rod outfit. Then our experienced instructors, who've acquired a wealth of fishing and casting knowledge over the years, will teach you the four-part cast, false cast and roll cast – foundational skills on which to build more advanced casting techniques. You'll also have ample time to practice your skills with our instructors, so you can confidently cast on your own.

All necessary fly-casting equipment is provided.

L.L.Bean does not usually cancel events due to inclement weather. However, we reserve the right to cancel an event at any time due to severe weather, low enrollment or other concerns. If L.L.Bean cancels your event, you will receive a full refund for the cost of your reservation.

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*Synthetic clothing dries quickly and is the best choice for outdoor pursuits. Please do not wear cotton clothing. When wet, cotton rapidly robs the heat from your body and takes a long time to dry. We also recommend you dress in multiple layers, allowing you more flexibility to comfortably respond to the weather conditions and your level of exertion.


†Please call ahead if you plan to use your own equipment as it must pass inspection by L.L.Bean staff before use. If it's demed unsuitable, we will provide you with the necessary equipment.

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  • Weather and activity-appropriate clothing (preferably synthetic*)
  • Activity-appropriate closed-toed shoes
  • Personal prescriptions such as EpiPen or inhaler
  • One quart of water (no glass bottles)

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  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Personal eye protection
  • Non-heirloom rods, reels and lines†

What We Provide
  • Eye protection
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Use of all necessary fly-casting equipment: rods, reels, lines, etc.
Average Rating 
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31  out of  31 ( 100% ) reviewers would recommend this product. 
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5 / 5
July 23, 2020
Awesome
I took this class with my 8 and 10 Year old sons. It was so awesome and very easy to understand! Our instructor Sam was awesome and made the class so fun.... more
Anson
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5 / 5
June 25, 2020
Worth every penny and then some
I took the Outdoor Discovery course on Fly fishing. Alan, our instructor was informative and extremely helpful. His knowledge of fly fishing was apparent.... more
Maine
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1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
5 / 5
October 28, 2019
Fantastic Fun Course
We decided to that we wanted to expand our fishing techniques and signed up for the Fly-casting course on Saturday the 26th. It was a perfect day and our... more
Brunswick,Maine
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1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
5 / 5
August 23, 2019
Outstanding Class
Took this class in Pinland Farms, ME with my 9 year old daughter. Rod was our instructer and did an outstanding job. Kept everyone engaged including my... more
FARMINGDALE
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5 / 5
August 16, 2019
Great
Discovery fly fishing at Pineland Farm with Peter G instructor was a great introduction for me. Pete was encouraging and spent time with everyone. I feel... more
Gray ME
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5 / 5
August 13, 2019
Such a Great Course!
My 10-yr-old and husband were the official participants of the course but I stayed and watched the whole thing. Rod was a phenomenal instructor! (A fishing... more
Fort Wayne, Iindiana
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5 / 5
July 3, 2019
Expertly done
Took ithis class as prep for river fishing trip. Instructor McCauley was congenial, patient and friendly. He clearly knows his stuff but beyond that he... more
Delray Beach fl
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5 / 5
June 29, 2019
Amazing instruction
We were totally delighted with our class with Rod. Learned a lot, laughed even more, and left us wanting to do more....and we will. Many thanks for your... more
Saco, ME
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5 / 5
June 23, 2019
Fly Casting
Took this course just for something to do. Ended up loving every minute of it. Pure fun! I will do this again soon. I had Rod and Pete for instructors.... more
Auburn, ME
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5 / 5
June 21, 2019
Fly Casting @ Pineland
Took my 8 yo son to the fly fishing course and LOVED it. Cant say enough about Rod and Sam who are a great team. Lots of fun, patience, tips and help.... more
Maine
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