Call us at 615-383-5553 for information on upcoming classes and seminars this season.
Fly Fishing 101
Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages, the Fly Fishing 101 course includes free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.
Fly Fishing 201
If youve already completed Fly Fishing 101, youre ready for the next step. Join us for a short outing on local water and a chance to catch your first fish! A nominal fee for the outing may apply.
A free Trout Unlimited Membership—a $35 value—is included for all FF101 and FF201 graduates. Upon completion of the course, you will receive special in-store offers, valid for the purchase of Orvis products.
Please see store associates or call 615-383-5553 for details.
Store Manager: Heidi Eckert
Heidi has been with the Nashville Orvis store since it opened in September, 2014 and has spent her spent career working in various retail jobs, both at the corporate and store level. Heidi earned a B.S. in Communications, majoring in Public Relations and Marketing from The University of Alabama. Mobile, Alabama is her hometown and she has lived in Nashville for 14 years. Heidi has two grown children, Reid and Emily.
Heidi enjoys figure skating and hiking the many trails and greenways around Nashville. The University of Alabama football and the Nashville Predators are her favorite sports teams. She loves to visit the Gulf Coast with her children and enjoys deep sea fishing.
Fishing Manager: Dan Lembke
Dan grew up in Orland Park, IL. and is an avid outdoorsman with experience in both fishing and hunting. He began fly fishing at a young age while spending his summers at his family’s fishing lodge in Canada. Dan graduated from Boston College with a degree in Environmental Geoscience where he also played football as an Offensive Lineman. Prior to Orvis, Dan was the Assistant Operational Manager and fishing guide for 11 years at Wollaston Lake Lodge in Saskatchewan, Canada, the 2018 Orvis Endorsed Lodge of the year. He is a seasoned fisherman that has had many opportunities to fish around the country in both fresh and salt water.