January 2nd, 2016 - 4:44 pm § in 2015 update

2016 Academy

The 2016 application period is now OPEN .

Acceptance notifications will be sent out by May 10, 2016.

The Academy will be the last week of June, (19-25).


  • Co-educational, ages 12 – 16.
  • Curriculum focuses on conservation, natural resource stewardship, and fly fishing essentials.
  • Fly fishing classes include fly casting, fly tying, knot tying, reading water, and water safety.
  • Morning and evening fly fishing activities on Nisqually Pond and Deschutes River.
  • On-the-water aquatic macro invertebrate sampling activity.
  • Career discovery opportunities.
  • Faculty and staff include wildlife resource professionals, northwest fly fishing and fly tying professionals and enthusiasts, and local fishing club volunteers.

Cost, including food and lodging: $300

Applications for the 2016  Academy must be received by April 15, 2016.

The number of attendees is limited

2016 Academy Application

2016 Academy Flyer