February, 2017 Classes

Fly Tying Nights at The River's Edge

The River's Edge West is proud to offer Winter drop-in fly tying classes for only $10 per class! Fly tying instructor, Taylor Beard will be offering instruction hands on instruction throughout the month. If you have always wanted to learn to tie your own flies or brush up your existing skills, we are offering both beginner and intermediate classes in February. 

Beginner Classes - Wednesdays

Learn the basics about tools and techniques to start tying your own flies.

  • Feb. 1st
  • Feb. 8th
  • Feb. 15th
  • Feb. 22nd

Intermediate Classes -Tuesdays

Learn more advanced fly tying skills and techniques.

  • Feb. 7th
  • Feb. 14th
  • Feb. 21st
  • Feb. 28th

Space is limited! Call the River's Edge West at 406-284-2401 to reserve your seat!


Saturday Info Sessions

Saturday Info Sesions at the River's Edge

Located at: 2012 N. 7th Ave, Bozeman, MT 59718  Questions: 406-586-5373

Join our crew in the fly shop for drop-in info sessions on subjects that you are actually interested in! We will be presenting different topics to help you advance your fly fishing knowledge. Two sessions each day as scheduled and it's absolutly free to participate. No need to register, just stop in and hang out for awile. We'll have some refreshments for you too. 

Coffee Sessions 11am (dude, free coffee!)

  • Feb. 11th – Winter Fishing
  • Feb. 18th – Floating Basics
  • Feb. 25th – Clean your gear effectively
  • March. 4th – Reading USGS Flows

Beer Sessions 3pm (dude, FREE BEER!)

  • Feb. 11th – Reading USGS Flows
  • Feb. 18th – Clean your gear effectively
  • Feb. 25th – Winter Fishing
  • March. 4th – Floating Basics


Winter Fishing

  • Trout behavior in colder water
  • Where to go
  • Rod rigging for success
  • What to avoid
  • Transition into Spring

Reading USGS Flows

  • Reading USGS Flows
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Hatch Charts

Floating Basics

  • Raft vs. Drift Boat
  • How to set up your boat
  • Rowing basics
  • Boat etiquette
  • Novice friendly float sections
  • How to read river maps

Clean your gear effectively

  • Prominent invasive species
  • What all needs to be cleaned, what we forget about