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Save 10% on Your Entire Order.Offer Ends Monday.
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, flies and lines†

What We Provide

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

Introduction to Fly-Fishing Course

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

If you're new to the sport or just want a comprehensive overview of fly-fishing fundamentals, our half-day course is a fun way to learn everything you need to start catching fish.

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

Course Description

In just a few hours with our expert fishing instructors, you'll learn the fundamentals of fly fishing – the four-part cast, hook setting, fish fighting and landing, fly-fishing etiquette and safety. After practicing these skills, you'll fish for a variety of species in our private pond while our guides offer friendly advice about the most effective techniques for enticing fish to your fly. They'll also gladly offer first-hand insights about the best fishing locations in your area and around the world.

All necessary fly-fishing equipment is provided.

In just a few hours with our expert fishing instructors, you'll learn the fundamentals of fly fishing – the four-part cast, hook setting, fish fighting and landing, fly-fishing etiquette and safety. After practicing these skills, you'll fish for a variety of species in our private pond while our guides offer friendly advice about the most effective techniques for enticing fish to your fly. They'll also gladly offer first-hand insights about the best fishing locations in your area and around the world.

All necessary fly-fishing equipment is provided.

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.