The Art of Streamcraft

Our Art of Streamcraft workshop will shave years off the learning process and get you catching fish in rivers.

Taking Your Fly Fishing Skills to the Next Level

After laying a solid foundation with our two-day beginner fly fishing workshop, it’s time to take the next step in your fly fishing journey. Unlock your full potential with our specially designed Art of Streamcraft workshop. Get ready to delve deeper into the captivating world of fly fishing and gear up to transform your approach to stream fishing forever.

Why Join Our Art of Streamcraft Workshop?

Our two-day Advanced Streamcraft Workshop is crafted for anglers eager to refine their skills and gain an expert understanding of the art and science of fly fishing. Our workshop offers:

  • A logical progression from our beginner’s workshop, ensuring a smooth transition to more advanced river fishing techniques
  • An essential preparation for serious fly fishing trips within Australia or overseas
  • Expert guidance to rectify any bad habits and boost your fishing prowess to new heights
  • Fishing time under the watchful observance of a professional guide

Our Art of Streamcraft Workshop isn’t just about fishing. It’s about reading the water, unravelling the intricacies of fish behaviour, and making intelligent decisions based on keen observation and analysis.

Learn from expert river fly fisherman at our Art of Streamcraft workshop

Learn from the Experts

Our team of passionate instructors brings to the table their extensive experience of trout fishing in running waters. Day in and day out, they’ve sharpened their skills on the rivers and streams, and they’re eager to share their wisdom with you.

The Perfect Learning Ground

The ideal location of our Alexandra / Thornton base, surrounded by Victoria’s best rivers – the Goulburn and Rubicon, presents diverse and complementary fishing experiences. This serves as an excellent real-world classroom for streamcraft instruction.

A Glimpse into Our Art of Streamcraft Workshop

Our two-day workshop focuses on:

  1. Day 1: Tackling Large Rivers
    • Advanced gear selection and setup
    • Casting Tune up
    • Approaching big water
    • Finding fish in large rivers
    • Fishing to rising fish
    • Matching the hatch
    • Interpreting complex trout rise forms
    • Fishing the water when nothing is happening
    • Choosing flies to match the hatch
  2. Day 2: Small Stream Proficiency
    • Review of the previous day
    • Planning a day out. How to choose where to fish
    • Anatomy of a trout stream and how to fish each section.
    • Streamcraft – reading the water and maximising your efforts.
    • Achieving perfect, drag-free drifts
    • Ethical interactions with fish, streams, landowners, and fellow anglers
    • Debrief at the shop

We ensure our workshop content is tailored to your needs and the prevailing conditions.

Learn to catch trout in all running water environments at our Art of Streamcraft workshop

2023 Workshop Dates

These workshops will only run once a month until we can gauge true demand.

Month Date Spots
Sep Sat 16 – Sun 17 Yes
Oct Sat 14 – Sun 15 Yes
Nov Sat 11 – Sun 12 Yes
Dec Sat 9 – Sun 10 Yes
Jan Sat 13 – Sun 14 Yes
Feb Sat 10 – Sun 11 Yes
Mar Sat 16 – Sun 17 Yes
Apr Sat 13 – Sun 14 Yes
May Sat 18 – Sun 19 Yes

Please note: “No” indicates the workshop is fully booked. “Yes” indicates available spots.


Booking and Pricing

Take your fly fishing prowess to the next level. To secure your place in our workshop, we require a $100 deposit, with the balance due on the first day of the workshop. Choose to pay the balance in cash and get a $50 discount.

  • Two-day Workshop (16 hours): Total Price $500 per person.

Included in the workshop are gear (if needed), all flies, drinking water, and coolers for your lunch. Note, the prices listed are for the workshop as a whole, whether for one or two people.

For more information, reach us at 03 5773 2513 or 0418 995 611 between 8 am – 10 pm, every day of the year.

Please review our Cancellation Policy before making a booking.

With our guidance, you’ll fast-track your journey to fly fishing expertise, unlocking the joy and thrill of this captivating sport. Don’t miss this opportunity – book your place now in our Advanced Streamcraft Workshop!




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