Texas Bass Fly Fishing School

Are you looking to hone in your fly fishing skills in Texas? Are you ready to make the switch from fly fishing for trout, to bass, or from conventional fishing to fly fishing? This is the perfect weekend opportunity to do just that, with our resident expert Stephen Woodcock. Interested? Call us at 888-849-6637 or email adventures@backwoods.com to reserve your spot!


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Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 - Friday: Opening Dinner & Fly Fishing for Bass 101

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 - Saturday: Full day of Fly Fishing for Bass & Fly Activities

You'll wake to an early breakfast (6am) of eggs/sausage burritos with fruit salad and coffee to fuel for an exciting day of bass fly fishing. Instruction starts with an intro to using a kickboat before getting on the water. You'll fish throughout the morning, and be treated to expert instruction with a group fly casting lesson. Lunch will be served from Noon to 1:00 (cold cuts and salad).

The group can relax during the heat of the day. From 1:00 to 3:00pm, relax on some down time and spend time with your guides, then be treated to fly tying from 3:00 to 4:30. Dinner is served at 5pm (grilled chicken, salad and grilled veggies).

By 6 in the evening, the fish are ready for another round. Cast your arm off and catch all you can until late into the evening. The group will finish up the day around 9pm with a debriefing along with brownies and ice cream.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Sunday: Half day of Fly Fishing & Departure

Your day will start at 6am with another hearty breakfast (french toast, pancakes, eggs, casserole cinnamon rolls ). The group will enjoy non-stop fly fishing until noon. Use this time for personal instruction or to hone your newly learned skills. At noon, you can clean up and depart.

Meals Included: Breakfast



Trip Details


Granbury, TX


Granbury, TX


3 Days

Fitness Level

Fly Fishing

Are you looking to hone in your fly fishing skills in Texas? Are you ready to make the switch from fly fishing for trout, to bass, or from conventional fishing to fly fishing? This is the perfect weekend opportunity to do just that, with our resident expert Stephen Woodcock. Largemouth bass take flies readily, grow big quickly and give a strong often acrobatic fight. They will strike top water flies so hard that it will make your heart skip a beat.

Largemouth bass thrive in most warm north Texas rivers and lakes which makes learning how to catch them close to home (at this event) quite convenient for those in Central Texas. If you want hand to hand combat and a tug of war fight with a big bass, come join us for this weekend adventure.

All prices are calculated for double-occupancy. We will always match you with a roommate of the same sex. You can request a single supplement for a small upcharge due on your final payment.

What's Included
  • 1.5 days of demonstration, instruction, and fly fishing for Texas largemouth bass
  • fly tying session with fly tying materials
  • Kickboat and paddles
  • 2 nights boarding (double occupancy)
  • Meals included on the itinerary
What's Not Included
  • Transportation to/from location
  • Fly rods, reels and line
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal fishing gear
  • Gratuities
  • Texas fishing license

Additional Information


Meals are included from dinner on Day 1 through breakfast Day 3. Hearty breakfasts, lunches, and dinners will be cooked and served on site. *Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advance notice


While you aren't fly fishing, relax in an incredible, fully furnished lodge near the water complete with satellite TV, lighted washer pit, beautiful large fire pit, game room with wet bar, butlers pantry, shuffleboard, pool table, flat screen TV, indoor/outdoor sound system, fireplace, screened in porch with fans, BBQ'S, ping pong, fully equipped laundry and kitchen and truly exquisite western interior. Accommodations are quoted in double occupancy. Single accommodations may be available upon request for an additional fee. Please inquire upon registration.


This trip is great for all fishing & fitness levels. We will use kickboats (with instruction) in order to move around the lake, and we will do our best to time our fishing around the hot Texas sun (though keep in mind shade while fishing will be scarce).

Single Supplement

All prices are calculated for double-occupancy. To ensure your comfort, we will always match you with a roommate of the same sex – and if we're unable to match you with a roommate, you may end up with your own room free of charge. If sharing is not your idea of fun, you can request a single supplement for a small upcharge when you pay your final amount. You will be able to make this election on your trip registration.



Meet Your Guides

Tim Martin
Tim Martin

Tim Martin manages Backwoods Fort Worth, where he's held the position of General Manager for the past 19 years. These days Tim outfits customers and leads adventures, relying on his expertise in fly fishing & hiking, especially focusing on general West Texas knowledge. (You won't find a better guide if you're going to Big Bend, the Guadalupe mountains, or anywhere between Fort Worth and El Paso.)

Tristen Rodriguez
Tristen Rodriguez

Tristen Rodriguez manages Backwoods Paddlesports in Fort Worth. From April to October, you can find Tristen loading kayaks, canoes and paddlobards on the Trinity River just outside of downtown. As a Fort Worth native and outdoors enthusiast, Tristen feels right at home working at Backwoods Paddlesports. During colder weather, Tristen works at Backwoods Fort Worth and hosts regional adventures like our Big Bend Hiking adventure. Tristen enjoys kayaking, bass fishing, and bouldering in his spare time.


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