Private Fly Casting and Fly Fishing Instruction with Dusty Sprague

Basic Fly Casting is designed for those new to the sport. This clinic provides an introduction to fly casting and shallow-water fly fishing in the salt-water environment. Intermediate-Advanced Fly Casting is designed to expand casting knowledge and skills, particularly for the saltwater environment including casting heavier lines and rods, dealing with wind, moving fish, moving boat, longer distances, and casting quickly, while maintaining control.

Each session is approximately one and one-half hours and the cost is $75.00.

By appointment – 941-468-1467 or dsprague01@comcast.net.

Dusty’s passion is teaching fly casting and shallow-water fly fishing. He began fly fishing in the late 1950s, learning from his father, who was an avid fly fisher of both warm and cold-water species. He began tying flies and teaching fly casting in the early 1970s and guiding in the early 1980s. He has fly fished for fresh or saltwater species across the US, Belize, Mexico, the Bahamas, and Canada and has guided in Alaska. He has conducted saltwater fly fishing schools and hosted groups in pursuit of shallow-water species in the Bahamas, Mexico, and Belize. He is a senior instructor at Casey key Anglers and Outfitters and Ascension Bay Bonefish Club in Mexico. He is a former guide and manager of a fly fishing shop and fly fishing guide service. He has been a featured presenter of fly casting demonstrations at numerous fishing shows and has appeared on ESPN’s Fishing Across America and NBC’s Today Show.

Dusty is a Federation of Flyfishers Master Certified Instructor, a member of the FFF’s Casting Board of Governors, and Chairman of the FFF Florida Council Casting Committee.

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