We want you to succeed. Fly fishing the Yakima River can be a challenging task, and the best way we've found to train you is to invite you to fish alongside us. Join this outing as many times as you see fit for continuing education and an opportunity to learn about varying seasons, hatches, and river conditions.
Wade Fishing Adventure Class
Fish Alongside a Friendly Pro
Our course that is based on the Yakima River is a great way to learn both practical fly fishing skills, and the nuances of wade fishing the Yakima Canyon. Each time you join this course it will be different. Varying weather, seasons, and hatches mean that you'll learn each and everytime you join this event.
The Yakima is a big challenging river, but our instructors will detail out exactly how, when, where, and why to approach the Yakima River for success. You will be able to replicate these ideas and techniques on any river, so there is immense value to this specific class.
You will meet at the fly shop and go through a brief orientation. The instructor will make sure everyone has what they need and you will head for the river. The class will caravan to several different access sites learning and fishing at various points along the river. The class is officially about 4 hours long, students may stay on the river and fish the balance of the day on their own. The focus of the class is definitely on learning, you have the rest of your life to put this new knowledge to good use!
Cost and Details
- $129 per student for Yakima Wade Fishing Adventure
- Max 3:1 student to instructor ratio
Core Gear for This Trip
This outing doesn't focus on any single discipline, and is reactive to the season, river conditions, and angler experience. Bring any other gear that you feel is necessary to have a quality experience.
- Fly Rod and Reel w/ Floating Line (5 weight most appropriate)
- Waders and Boots (September - June)
- Wet Wading Clothing and Boots (June - September)
- 12-18 Appropriate Trout Flies (instructor can select flies for purchase on the day of the outing)
- Tippet Material 3X - 5X
- Strike Indicators
- Tapered Leader
- Fishing License
- Polarized Sunglasses
Deposit and Cancellation Policy
When your reservation is made, our staff becomes committed to the adventure and is looking forward to guiding you. Reservations canceled by the customer less than 7 days prior to the trip will forfeit 50% of the trip cost. Outside of 7 days trips can be rescheduled, or even refunded minus 5% to cover banking fees.
If Red's Fly Shop elects to cancel the trip due poor conditions or weather, anglers are able to reschedule or be refunded minus 5%. Cancellations within 24 hours or failure to show will forfeit 100% of the trip cost.