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summer Trout Fishing Technique

The “Summer Trout Fishing Techniques” Online Course is geared towards the beginner to the advanced intermediate angler. Summer trout fishing techniques can vary from early summer to late summer.  Join Heather Hodson as she discusses summer hatches, water types (runoff and summer water), trout behavior, leader examples for fishing the varying depths of the water column during specific stages of aquatic insects, and casting tips for each fishing technique.  This course is recommended for those joining a UWOTF Fish and “Hang” event.

Course Details

  • Instructors – Heather Hodson and Jenn Hsia
  • Email
  • Cost – $25.00 – Scholarship Available
  • Refunds – No Refunds
  • Course – Recorded and Available to Watch Now

Course Covers

  • Regulations and Conservation Conversations
  • Equipment Suggestions
  • Water Types (Runoff, Optimal Flows, and Low and Clear Water)
    • Leader Examples
    • Fly Suggestions
    • Fish Behavior and Specific Sections of a River
    • Fishing Techniques
  • Summer Hatches
  • Common Order Breakdown
  • Hatch Characteristics
  • Casting Tips

You'll Receive

  • “Summer Trout Fishing Tips” Online Course Recording
  • “Summer Trout Fishing Tips” Classroom Handouts
  • 1.5 hrs Classroom Instruction
  • Education Emails from Fly Fish Instruct
  • Education Discounts
  •  Early Event Announcements

Scholarships Available

We believe that everyone should have access to fly-fishing education and are living out this mission through our scholarship program.  We are more than happy to offer scholarships for our online courses.  Please email to inquire.


The scholarship funding comes from direct donations and via donation-based online courses.  In 2022, Fly Fish Instruct provided more than 150 individuals free access to the “Intro to Fly Fishing” online course and over 50 scholarships and donated courses. 

All donations will go to the Celine Bayla Education Scholarship Fund.  Celine was an incredible woman who left this world much too early.  Celine worked with United Women on the Fly to make education more accessible and fly fishing more inclusive.  Your support is much appreciated.  Donate HERE.

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