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The Art of Tying a Tenkara Fly

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.Park City, United States

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Experience hosted by Shawn

2 hours
Includes food, equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

This is a Family friendly experience!

If you don't see a date/time that suits you, contact me! We continue to work with various industry experts including NOLS, Global Rescue and the Wilderness Medicine Institute to develop and implement health safety protocols.

This can be your first time ever fly fish tying or you might be a seasoned person on the river. This experience is for all folk! I've worked with folk from age 6-90!

Tenkara Fly fish tying...Simplicity in nature. Spend two hours in my home, in the mountains practicing the art of Tenkara fly fish tying. With Tenkara, we use only the essentials making your Experience about the joy of being out there, preparing to fish for trout!

Tenkara fly fishing strips away all the extras of spending time on the river and leaves one with a Beautiful Adventure.

Tenkara is simply a rod, a line and a hook. The cork-handled rod telescopes down to the size of a lightweight baton for easy transport. Uncapped, it extends to 11 to 13 feet. On the delicate rod tip is a braided nub onto which the leader is tied, usually a rod’s length of furled monofilament and tippet. The fly can be anything the angler wants to use.

If you are ready for an adventure, come spend time in my home or on my porch in the Mountains, learning the art of Tenkara fly fish tying!
This is a Family friendly experience!

If you don't see a date/time that suits you, contact me! We continue to work with various industry experts including NOLS, Global Rescue and the Wilderness Medicine Institute to develop and implement health safety protocols.

This can be your first time ever fly fish tying or you might be a seasoned person on the river. This experience is for all folk! I've worked with folk from ag…

Shawn's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Food
    We bake fresh pastries each day and depending on the time of year, fresh fr...
  • Equipment
    All necessary gear to tie your new Tenkara fly.
From $85
/ person
Tue, Nov 3
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
R$505 per person
R$505 per person
Wed, Nov 4
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
R$505 per person
R$505 per person
Thu, Nov 5
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
R$505 per person
R$505 per person

Meet your host, Shawn

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 3 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi! I'm a long term resident of Park City, UT. Enjoy the beauty of Park City with me, a trained professional Guide.

If you don't see a date/time that suits you, contact me!

The technical part of what we will do is learning how to tie a Tenkara fly. The transformative part of what we will do is being out there. The Mountains. The Creeks. The Stars. Immersed in the beauty we overlook every day. I'm hopeful this is an Experience that just might change your life. Let's get out there, together.

I am:

Tenkara fly fishing Guide
A certified first responder
Licensed Guide in the state of Utah
Naturalist
Montessori teacher
Ski instructor
Climbing instructor

I've travelled the World, on this Beautiful Adventure! Come spend some time with me exploring the beauty of the Mountains and Rivers of Utah and beyond!
Hi! I'm a long term resident of Park City, UT. Enjoy the beauty of Park City with me, a trained professional Guide.

If you don't see a date/time that suits you, contact me!

The technical part of what we will do is learning how to tie a Tenkara fly. The transformative part of what we will do is being out there. The Mountains. The Creeks. The Stars. Immersed in the beauty we overlook every day. I'm hopeful this is an Experience that just might change your life. Let's get ou…
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Where you'll be

You'll spend your two hours with me on our deck in the mountains. Depending on the weather and time of day, we may be under our awning, but still outside. A true Park City beauty.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.

Akiko
September 2020
How to say, Shawn is a lovely human with beautiful wisdom that expands well beyond the art of Tenkara Fly tying. His compassion and grace as an educator shined as he shared his stories and appreciation for life with us. Making our exploration into Tenkara tying a further adventure that took us beyond Shawn's front yard. We definitely feel we walked away with more than a few fly flies~
How to say, Shawn is a lovely human with beautiful wisdom that expands well beyond the art of Tenkara Fly tying. His compassion and grace as an educator shined as he shared his sto…
Lloyd
December 2019
I had a great time learning to tie flies with Shawn. He has a background as an educator, and it shows in his instruction. He makes you feel right at home, is a great person to chat with, and is super knowledgeable about the outdoors. I hope my adventures bring me back to get out and catch some fish with him. I highly recommend this class, it was one of the best things I did in Park City!
I had a great time learning to tie flies with Shawn. He has a background as an educator, and it shows in his instruction. He makes you feel right at home, is a great person to ch…
Peshani
November 2019
This was a fantastic experience! Shawn is very personable and easy to get along with. He has such a calm manor of teaching that was very encouraging for a beginner like me.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 11 and up can attend.

More tips

This is a beginner to intermediate fly tying workshop. All are welcome!

What to bring

A sweater or sweatshirt, water bottle and excitement!