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Clinics & Events

Our Clinics and Events set the
Stage for Your Fishing Adventure!

Clinics, events, and awesome people!

Take part in fun clinics and events designed especially for you to get the most our of your next fishing adventure. Join us regularly for hands-on, educational clinics in-shop, and join us in the Alpharetta community as we sponsor local events. All of our informative clinics are held at our downtown Alpharetta location.

You will find our upcoming clinic and event dates and times listed below! Feel free to call our shop at 678-762-0027 with any questions about a clinic or event.



Upcoming Schedule - 2018

Bugs and Suds *FREE* 

Wed. August 15th, 6-9pm

Bugs and Suds is a gathering of tiers sitting down to tie flies, swap stories, and enjoy a cold beverage. Bring your vice, tools, and tying materials and we'll provide the rest. This month's event will be hosted at the shop. Come one come all!

 

Tie a Fly Day! *FREE*

Sat. August 18th, 11-3pm

Have you ever wanted to get started in fly tying but didn’t know where to begin? Join local author and tyer Steve Hudson for Tie A Fly Day! This is a drop-in event and is first-come, first served. This free event, which runs from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m., gives you the opportunity to sit down and tie your very own fly for trout or panfish fishing in northern Georgia.

What sort of flies can you choose from? This event will include some classic and proven trout patterns such as the San Juan Worm and the Green Caterpillar, as well as the Foam Spider to use for panfish fishing down at the local pond.

Tie A Fly Day will be fun for adults and youth alike.  Join us, you may leave with a new hobby that you’ll enjoy for years to come.

Tools, tying supplies and instructional materials are provided for use in the workshop. All you need to bring is excitement about learning something new…and of course a fly box in which to put the flies that you’ll be tying!  No reservation required.

 

Intro to Fly Tying Class ($25)

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Have you ever wanted to get started in fly tying but didn’t know where to begin? Look no further. Alpharetta Outfitter’s Fly Tying 101 class, taught by expert tyer and fly tying author Steve Hudson, is the ideal place to start.

It’s the perfect opportunity to learn essential basic tying skills and techniques in a relaxed and enjoyable setting. Along the way you’ll create several flies that you can use on the water in the future, and you’ll set the stage for what just might become a lifelong passion too!

Tools, tying supplies and instructional materials are provided for use in the workshop. All you need to bring is excitement about learning something new…and of course a fly box in which to put the flies that you’ll be tying! Seats are limited sign up today!

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AO Intro to Fly Fishing Class ($15)

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Have you ever thought about trying your hand at flyfishing but didn't know where to begin? Our popular Flyfishing 101 clinic is the perfect opportunity to learn about this exciting and enjoyable sport! In this three hour class, you'll explore the basics of flyfishing:

 * What is fly fishing?  

 * How do I cast a fly rod? 

 * What kind of gear will I need? 

 * What about flies...which ones do I need? 

 * Will I need waders and other accessories?

 * Where can I fish, and what will I catch?

This clinic is presented by noted fly fishing teacher and author Steve Hudson. Steve has led fly fishing clinics from Alaska to Florida and has taught hundreds of people the art of fly fishing. He's also the author of more than 20 books, including the acclaimed "101" series of introductory fly fishing guides.  

This is a more hands-on version of our original Intro to Fly Fishing Clinic.  Each participant will be given a $15 AO gift card to put toward their future fly fishing purchase! 



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Steve HudsonSteve Hudson
Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Instructor

Steve Hudson has been fly fishing for more than four decades. An award-winning journalist, he's written extensively about fly fishing and fly tying. He is the author of many books and creator of several best-selling tying kits. All of Steve's products can be found here. To contact Steve directly, you can email him at info@chattahoocheemedia.com or visit ChattahoocheeMedia.com.