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Save 10% on Your Entire Purchase. Offer Ends Monday, September 1. TO REDEEM AT OUR RETAIL STORES, present a printout or phone display of this coupon at checkout to receive 10% off. Sorry, offer not valid at L.L.Bean Outlets®.

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Save 10% on select merchandise purchased from L.L.Bean Retail Stores, by phone and online at llbean.com. Offer not valid at L.L.Bean Outlets®. Offer may be redeemed by entering promotional code "LABORDAY" during online checkout, mentioning the code to a representative during phone orders or presenting promotional coupon to a cashier in stores. Refunds will match the discounted amount on the purchase receipt. Offer applies to merchandise only, excluding numbered, limited-edition 100th anniversary products; shipping charges; return labels; taxes; licenses/stamps; gift cards; repairs; duty; Outdoor Discovery Schools® private lessons and custom adventures; engraving; monogramming; alterations; gift boxes; select boats; select optics; firearms; select products at our retail stores and orders in our Direct to Business channel. Not valid on previous purchases or with employee discounts. May not be combined with other percent-off or dollar-off order discounts. Offer valid from Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 12:01 a.m. ET to Monday, September 1, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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  • Weather-appropriate clothing (preferably synthetic*)
  • Activity appropriate, closed-toed shoes
  • Sunglasses (polarized recommended)
  • Hat with visor
  • Personal prescriptions such as EpiPen or inhaler

Optional

  • One-quart water bottle or hydration system
  • Camera
  • Non-heirloom rods, reels and lines†

What We Provide

  • Use of all necessary fly-casting equipment: rods, reels, lines, etc.
  • First-aid kit
  • Eye protection
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellant
L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

Introduction to Fly-Casting Course

Free $10 gift card with purchase of $50 or more.
Reserve Your Spot Now

Join us and cast your first fly – it's fun, easy and an exciting way to enjoy the outdoors.

  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Activity level:  Easy
  • Minimum age:  12 (14 and under with parent or guardian)
  • Questions? Please call 1-888-552-3261

Course Description

This comprehensive three-hour course teaches you the basics of fly casting in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Our skilled instructors will guide you, step-by-step, through the four-part cast, false cast and roll cast. We'll explain how to strip and shoot line, as well as how to tie basic fishing knots. You'll receive plenty of one-on-one instruction and have ample time to practice each skill with an instructor and on your own. You'll finish this course with an excellent foundation of fly-casting knowledge.

All necessary fly-casting equipment is provided. Please note this course does not include fishing time on the water.

This comprehensive three-hour course teaches you the basics of fly casting in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Our skilled instructors will guide you, step-by-step, through the four-part cast, false cast and roll cast. We'll explain how to strip and shoot line, as well as how to tie basic fishing knots. You'll receive plenty of one-on-one instruction and have ample time to practice each skill with an instructor and on your own. You'll finish this course with an excellent foundation of fly-casting knowledge.

All necessary fly-casting equipment is provided. Please note this course does not include fishing time on the water.

Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy

*Synthetic clothing dries quickly and is the best choice for outdoor pursuits. Please do not wear cotton clothing. When wet, cotton rapidly robs the heat from your body and takes a long time to dry. We also recommend you dress in multiple layers, allowing you more flexibility to comfortably respond to the weather conditions and your level of exertion.

†Please call ahead if you plan to use your own equipment as it must pass inspection by L.L.Bean staff before use. If it's deemed unsuitable, we will provide you with the necessary equipment.