Fly Fishing Schools

Fly Fishing is a never-ending educational journey. Whether targeting a new species, learning a new cast, mastering the latest fly-fishing techniques, or simply honing one's observational skills of the natural world around them, the path to becoming a better angler is never complete. With this in mind, Far Bank is proud to offer a range of educational fly-fishing experiences designed to inspire and enrich anglers of all skill levels.

Introduction to Spey with Simon Gawesworth & Brian Niska

August 7-12, 2022

Skeena Spey Riverside Wilderness and Lodge, BC

Join Far Bank's Education and Engagement Manager Simon Gawesworth and renowned Spey casting instructor Brian Niska for an in-depth introductory Spey School at Skeena Spey Lodge along the banks of BC’s famous Skeena River.

Trout Spey School with Simon Gawesworth

September 10 - 15, 2022

Big Sky Anglers, MT

Join Far Bank's Education and Engagement Manager Simon Gawesworth for a highly educational, in-depth Trout Spey School at the Golden Stone Inn in West Yellowstone, Montana.

Trout School With Simon Gawesworth

September 18 - 23, 2022

Sage Lodge, MT

Located on the Yellowstone River in the Paradise Valley, MT, Sage Lodge is an exceedingly comfortable year-round facility with two restaurants on-site and great access to Yellowstone National Park. Whether you are a seasoned fly angler or new to the sport, this trip to Montana with Simon Gawesworth is sure to be an exciting and educational adventure.

Spey School with Scott O'Donnell and Simon Gawesworth

Join Far Bank's Education and Engagement Manager Simon Gawesworth and renowned Spey casting instructor and Sage Ambassador Scott O’Donnell for a highly educational, in-depth Spey School at Speywater Lodge in Northeastern Oregon.

Private Instruction with Simon Gawesworth

Whether a complete novice wanting to start off on the right path, an intermediate angler needing a quick tune up before a major trip, or an experienced caster keen on taking your casting skills to the next level, a private lesson will make your next steps easy, fun and highly educational.

Private Instruction with Sabrina Barnes

Based in Eastern Canada, Sabrina specializes in trout, saltwater, Spey and Trout Spey applications.

Private Instruction with Jon Hazlett

Based in Southern Oregon, Jon specializes in Spey and Trout Spey applications.

Private Instruction with Matt Heron

Based around Lake Tahoe, Matt specializes in trout and saltwater applications.