Fred's Courses and Clinics Space

Clinics & Courses

Beginner to Intermediate


See "Upcoming Courses" below. As an industry leader we provide lectures and hands-on training in our stores's 800 sqft classroom and on water.

There is a clinic or course for everyone of all ages and skill levels. Topics include:

  • Fly Tying

  • Fly Casting

  • Jig Tying

  • Gear Fishing

Fred's Custom Fish Ties

Upcoming Courses


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Lead Instructor
Willie Holmes


William 'Willie' Holmes is our featured fly casting instructor. Willie has been fishing for over 30 years and a full time guide and instructor for over 15 years. He spends half his time between Ireland and British Columbia. While in Ireland he specializes in Atlantic salmon and in the BC winter he focuses on steelhead.


  • GAIA, APGAI advanced qualifications in both single and double handed casting/fishing techniques

  • Qualified Mentor and Assessor

  • Holds Fly Fishers International  FFI MCI and THCI qualifications

  • Level three examiner for the IFFF