Call us at 425-452-9138 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.
Whether you have come up through the Orvis FF101/201 program or you are someone that just wants a little guidance on how to become a better fly fisher, nothing beats time on the water with a knowledgeable guide or instructor. Our FF301 program is the next step in your fly-fishing education. Designed to give you a great on-the-water fly-fishing experience, the day's instruction is built around specific techniques and local fisheries.
Store Manager: Steve Harrell
Steve comes to Orvis with a wealth of retail knowledge from retailers such as Eddie Bauer, Escape Outdoors, and Helly Hansen. With each retailer he was responsible for not only running and leading the store as the store manager, he was also responsible for marketing, purchasing, and web sales. Steve, who is widely known by his peers as the "sales guy," has been nationally recognized for top sales over the national chain average by 25%. He is genuinely passionate about engaging with customers and ensuring their needs are met while consistently contributing to the store's sales force.
Fishing Manager: Jason Cotta
Jason moved originally from Tempe, AZ, where he previously worked at our store in Scottsdale, then Roseville, and now Bellevue. A die-hard angler, you will find Jason on the water every week in pursuit of the many fishing opportunities the local water has to offer. Jason and his staff of experts are committed to helping you get on the water and catch fish. Whether you are looking for local information or planning the trip of a lifetime, stop by Orvis Bellevue for all of your fly-fishing needs.