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FFI Learning Center

Welcome to the FFI Learning Center

The Center is a comprehensive library of fly fishing information, workshops, and presentations curated by experts from around the world. All the materials found in the Learning Center have been vetted by teams of editors and reviewers to ensure that you have access to the best, most reliable information for all fish, in all waters. 

The goal of the FFI Learning Center is to help fly fishing thrive now and for future generations. So whether you want to learn how to fly fish, polish your casting skills, find new fly patterns, or get involved in environmental education, the Learning Center is here to deliver generations of fly fishing knowledge in one free, online resource.

Fly Casting

Learn from some of the best fly casting instructors in the world. Lessons feature an array of casts, loop control, a teacher's package, and more. Peruse the Skills Development Program that can help improve your casting skills.


Fly Fishing Skills

A comprehensive source for instructional materials for all skill levels;  Knots, Rigging, Casting, “the Catching Part of Fly Fishing”, Fish Behavior and Habitats, Entomology, Reading Water, Safety and Etiquette, Equipment, and much more.


Fly Tying

Explore the Fly Tying Video Library, fly tying educational and instructional slide presentations for all skill levels, the Fly Tying Awards Program. See the Saltwater Flies Manual.  Learn to tie flies here.



Conservation education presentations and material pertaining to Conservation and the Fly Fisher, Personal Conservation, Practices of Catch and Release, and Understanding Freshwater Fish Behavior.


Popular Pages

Featured Lesson

The Double Haul

by Bruce Richards

A recent discussion of the double haul with Gordy Hill, Dayle Mazzarella and Walter Simburski was very interesting and caused all of us to take a very hard...