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If you are searching for information about fly fishing and hunting trips in Argentina, fly fishing/casting lessons in Colorado, and lots more, you are at the right place.

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USA vs. Argentina

In the USA, we focus on fly casting instruction/lessons.  In Argentina, we offer several unique experiences called guided DIY fishing trips.

We Moved -- New USA Location 

In August of 2017, we began operating in Denver, Colorado.  Our core beliefs and Mission: 

We believe fly fishing is an intellectual, physical and emotional activity.  As a result, we have developed a series of fly casting classes based on the principles of Emotional Intelligence. We call it the E.I. Fly Fishing System™  Our instruction model is built upon steady, progressive development, and is strongly rooted in an educational platform which focuses on the science and art of fly fishing.
  


Your USA Team:  Educators - Instructors - Guides

Owner Mark Foley

























    - FFI Certified Casting Instructor
    - Former NH Licensed Fly Fishing Guide
    - Former NH Fish & Game Certified Fly Fishing Instructor
    - Former NH Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Counselor
    - Trout Unlimited and Fly Fishers International Life Member
    - CPR, First-Aide, NOLS Wilderness First-Aide PADI, NASBLA
    - Former Head Advisor Phillips Exeter Academy Fly Fishing Club
    - Former Board Member of Great Bay Trout Unlimited
    - Former Board Member of Three Rivers Stocking Association

    Over 200 years ago, my family emigrated from Ireland to Tilting, New Foundland. Tilting is located on Fogo Island and for decades the Foley’s earned a living as in-shore Cod fisherman. I have visited Tilting, but I grew up fishing trout streams and the coastal waters of New England.  My love for fishing and adventure travel has led me to places such as Alaska, British Columbia, Montana, New Zealand, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Africa and more.  In fact, in 1999, I spent one year DIY fishing and hiking the Andes mountain range (from Tierra del Fuego to southern Columbia, and from the Galapagos Islands to Brazil).  Since then, I have regularly returned to fish South America, and at one time, I managed an Orvis endorsed fly-fishing lodge in Argentina. As you can imagine, my fly-fishing adventures around the world have provided many wonderful life experiences. As such, I love to share my global fishing experiences by hosting anglers on national and international trips. When I am home in the U.S.A., I am busy teaching, guiding, and doing my part to make my fishing community a better place. 

    How it Began: Mark's First Fish on a Fly Rod

    If you would like to learn how Mark got started, please read: http://firstcastflyfishing.blogspot.com/2016/03/mark-foleys-first-fish-new-hampshire.html

    Contact Now: http://firstcastflyfishing.blogspot.com/p/fees-contact.html