Bryant Park


Learn How to Fly Fish for Free

Experts from Orvis teach the basics at weekly classes on the Fifth Avenue Terrace.

Angelito Jusay

It may seem hard to believe, but New York City lies surprisingly close to some outstanding fly fishing streams. If you feel the pull of the river, and want to learn the basics of fly fishing yourself, you’re in luck. Bryant Park Fly Fishing opens for the season this Saturday at the Fifth Avenue Terrace. Taught by experts from Orvis, these lessons present a perfect, relaxed way to learn the basics of this fun sport.

Classes meet at 10am-12pm on Saturdays through July 15. Registration is required and class space is limited, so call Orvis at 212-827-0698 to reserve your spot. For more about Fly Fishing, check out our post at Bryant Park Blog. Meanwhile, if you’re really planning to do some fly fishing, check out these regulations posted by the State of New York, and also this seasonal forecast of fly fishing conditions.  

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