Intro to Fly fishing course

$150 – 4 hour course with 4 anglers per class.

There are two courses available that typically run on Sundays 101 in the am (9:00 -1:30) and 201 in the pm (2:30 – 7:00). If you have a group of four we can book a weekday class.

Fly Fishing 101

Embark on an exciting journey into the vast world of fly fishing with our immersive group course! Located in the picturesque setting of Fergus, Ontario, at the renowned Grand River Outfitting and Fly Shops, this experience is designed to introduce you to the thrill of fly fishing while fostering connections with fellow enthusiasts.

Our interactive sessions dive into the fundamentals of fly fishing, ensuring you not only learn the basics but also have the opportunity to network with fellow enthusiasts. Beginning with an informative gear and bug discussion in the shop, we then transition seamlessly to the riverbank, where you’ll receive expert guidance on fishing techniques. Dive right in and cast your line into the Grand River, putting your newfound skills to the test in real-time along side our seasoned instructors. This hands-on approach allows you to learn by doing, making for a truly immersive and enjoyable experience.

Don’t miss your chance to dive into the world of fly fishing and make lasting memories on the water. Reserve your spot today and let the journey begin!

Rods, Reels, Lines, Leaders, Flies and Waders are provided courtesy of Grand River Outfitting and Fly Shops and Guidline Fly Fishing but you are more than welcome to bring your own gear if you would like! 

Fly Fishing 201


Dive deeper into the art of fly fishing with our advanced course, designed to explore the latest techniques and gear innovations. Building upon the foundation laid in our introductory program, this immersive experience offers a more focused exploration of specialized gear and advanced techniques.

Just like our introductory course, this program follows the same format of classroom instruction followed by on-river practice. However, in this advanced course, we’ll delve into the intricacies of specialized gear and cutting-edge techniques, providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to take your fly fishing to the next level.

Whether you’re looking to fine-tune your casting technique or explore the latest advancements in fly fishing equipment, this course is your gateway to mastering the art of fly fishing. Join us for an enriching journey that promises to deepen your understanding and passion for this timeless sport. Reserve your spot today and elevate your fly fishing skills to new heights!

To book your spot contact Scott or Tania at 226-383-3474 or info@grof.ca or Daniel at daniel@live2fish.ca

One on One guide


$450/6 hr. Second angler can join for $100.

Embark on unforgettable one-on-one guided trips to explore the pristine creeks, rivers, ponds, and lakes in pursuit of a variety of exciting fish species including brown trout, rainbow trout, brook trout, bass, pike, and gar! Employing fly fishing and conventional techniques based on your skill/comfort level.

Please note that the well-being of the trout is our top priority. Therefore, trips are subject to cancellation or location change based on water temperature conditions. Should a trip be canceled due to water temperatures, rest assured that you’ll have the option to receive a refund or reschedule according to your preference.

Join us for an immersive fishing experience tailored to your preferences and skill level. Whether you’re seeking the challenge of catching elusive trout or the thrill of landing a trophy bass, our guided trips promise unparalleled adventure and excitement on the water. Reserve your spot today and let’s make memories that will last a lifetime!

Learn to Fly Fish – One-On-One

Learn to Fly Fish -Intro to Fly Fishing

$300/4 hours $400/6 hours. Second angler can join for $100.

Tailored specifically for individual anglers who are new to the sport or have never fly fished before, our one-on-one course offers personalized instruction to help you dive into the world of fly fishing with confidence.


We often begin our sessions in the scenic town of Fergus, Ontario, at the esteemed Grand River Outfitting and Fly Shops.

Whether you’re just starting out or looking to refine your skills, our experienced instructors will guide you every step of the way. Worried about gear? Don’t be! We’ve got you covered. Waders, rods, reels, and lines can all be provided, or you’re welcome to bring your own gear if you prefer.

With our one-on-one attention, you’ll receive focused guidance and hands-on practice to help you master the fundamentals of fly fishing at your own pace. Ready to take the plunge? Reserve your spot today and embark on a personalized journey into the art of fly fishing. Whether you’re casting for the first time or honing your technique, our one-on-one course promises to be a rewarding and unforgettable experience.

Learn to Fly Fish – Single Hand Steelhead


$300/4 hours $400/6 hours. Second angler can join for $100.

Immerse yourself in the world of steelhead fly fishing with our single hand steelhead course. Available either in-class during the off-season and on the river during the thrilling steelhead runs. Explore the intricacies of targeting steelhead on a fly rod in the rivers and creeks of Southern Ontario through comprehensive instruction and hands-on practice.

Join us for an unforgettable journey as we unlock the secrets to successful steelhead fly fishing. Reserve your spot today and prepare to embark on an adventure filled with excitement, challenge, and chrome bullets!

Fly Tying Lessons

$150 for 3 hr session (plus materials for advanced lessons)

Whether you’re a beginner eager to start from scratch or an experienced tier looking to enhance your skills, our fly tying course is the perfect opportunity to elevate your craft. From mastering classic patterns like the wooly bugger and pheasant tail to tackling more advanced techniques like spinning deer hair and crafting large dubbing loop streamers, we’ve got you covered.

Join us as we dive into the art of fly tying, offering expert guidance and hands-on practice to help you unleash your creativity and precision at the vice. Whether you’re aiming to stock your fly box with tried-and-true patterns or eager to experiment with innovative designs, our course promises to inspire and challenge you every step of the way.

Ready to take your fly tying skills to new heights? Reserve your spot today and embark on a rewarding journey into the intricate world of fly tying. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned tier, there’s always something new to learn and discover in the timeless art of fly fishing.

Intro to Fly Tying

This course can be tailored to what you want to learn but the basic course teaches;

  • Thread technique
  • Knots 
  • Managing weight (wraps and beads)
  • How to get better proportions
  • Why we tie things in the way we do
  • Working with hearl
  • Working with dubbing noodles and loops
  • Working with wire and tinsel rib
  • Working with biots
  • Working with furs and hairs
  • Tailing, hackle, flanks and marabou.

Fly Tying – Advanced – Streamers


Live 2 Fish guide service is insured by HUB Insurance, Daniel is certified and trained in First Aid. It is required to complete a waiver prior to the course/guide trip begins. It can be emailed and filled out before you arrive or available to be filled out the day of the event.