Fly Fishing School

Discover a new passion

Come and try our new and exciting fly fishing lessons! All are welcome to take lessons with our experienced guides who offer several classes ranging from beginner to advanced. Our guides and lesson content are soon to be certified by the Fly Fishers International (FFI), whose mission is ensuring that the fly fishing legacy continues by focusing on conservation, education and a sense of community. Our school is still under construction but will offer ten casting lanes, practice ponds and a variety of accuracy and distance testing challenges. Classes are offered for up to 5 people per guide and participants can be no younger than 7 years old. To make a reservation please contact our reception at or 1.800.567.6845.



  • Beginner Package (half or full day)
  • Intermediate Package (half or full day)
  • Advanced Package (half or full day)
  • Special Request Courses (fly tying, reading water, stream wading safety and entomology)

Packages Include:

  • World class fishing equipment
  • Fly fishing presentations and demonstrations
  • Hands on classes
  • Full day classes also include testing your skills on the school’s privately stocked trout lake


  • Half Day (8h00-12h00) = $220 for 1 person (for each additional person add $80)
  • Full Day (8h00-17h00) = $330 for 1 person (for each additional person add $100)
  • Children (aged 7-10) = $110/child for 2 hours


Introducing our Guides

Douglas Goosen:  Born in South Africa Douglas has been fishing since the age of 5 and fly fishing since 1984. Growing up along the South African coastline he has fished for many different species using multiple techniques. Moving to western Canada in 1999 offered him a wealth of fly fishing experience; Alberta’s Bow River refined his river fishing skills.  Since joining us at Kenauk in 2008 Douglas has developed a mountain of experience!

Pat Johnson: Pat is an avid outdoorsman spending most of his time fishing, skiing and trekking. He learned to fish at the age of 4 with his father and grand-mother and has been fishing ever since. He picked up fly fishing 15 years ago and never looked back. As an alpine ski coach he had the opportunity to travel the world and fly fish from Scandinavia to Patagonia. He has been fishing at Kenauk for over 20 years now and recently learned that as a guide he is following in his grand-father’s footsteps.