“Shave YEARS from your Spring Creek learning curve in a single day” ***for as little as $55 per angler***
Wisconsin Spring Creek Fly-Fishing Schools
with Rich Osthoff
Schedule a One-Day School for your private group
*Perfect for fly-fishing clubs, friends, families, or businesses
*You assemble your group
*Pick any available date in May through August
*School will be held right on a western Wisconsin Spring Creek (location is flexible)
1-3 anglers, only $225; as low as $75 per angler 4-6 anglers, only $360; as low as $60 per angler 7 or more anglers, only $55 per angler
Join angling author, writer, and speaker, Rich Osthoff, on the water as he demonstrates and simplifies his many innovative spring creek presentations and strategies.
This is a hands-on school. You’ll have a rod in your hands much of the time as Rich personally coaches you through each new skill and concept.
PRESENTATION fundamentals and fine points: Active
nymphing, Mico-nymphing, Long-line nymphing, Overweighting for fast vertical
drops, Casting weighted rigs with authority, Tuck and hook casting, Roll-cast
pick up, Downstream loading, Tilting your casting planes, Optimizing your
presentation angles, Downstream presentation, Cross-current swings, Utilizing
drag, Manually controlling fly depth, speed, and behavior, Adjusting your
presentations as you move through changing water types.
innovativeSTRATEGIES for: Accelerating
your prospecting pace, Scouting new water, Teasing inactive trout, Mining
refuge runs, Beating the heat, Dealing with dirty water, Milking multiple
levels during hatches, Prospecting with terrestrials, Choosing productive flies
for specific conditions, Minimizing lost flies.
One-day school features two 3-hour on-stream
sessions with a one-hour break between sessions
(bring your own food and drinks).
Bring your favorite spring creek rod and reel equipped with a floating
line (3-, 4-, or 5-wt. recommended). Some 4-wt. and 5-wt. outfits are available
for use at no charge.
Bring a working supply of flies, tippet, and
indicators. A short list of suggested items is provided, and most anglers will
already have these. Some flies are provided so that students develop a feel for
presenting some of Rich’s favorite spring creek patterns.
Deposits: A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve
the school date. Balance is due on completion of the school.
For Reservations and Information contact: Rich Osthoff N6868 Sandstone Drive Mauston, WI
Home Phone: (608) 847-5192Cell Phone: (608) 547-9075