fly casting and fly fishing instruction
private and group lessons

Harry Crofton CCI

Involved in fly fishing and tying since taking introductory courses at Jones Tackle in Brisbane Australia over twelve years ago, Harry is a Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructor living in Houston, Texas. Harry provides personalized group and individual casting instruction, has assisted with casting classes at Bass Pro, and helps with the Orvis Fly Fish 101 program. Harry has presented porgrams at Bass Pro and Texas FlyFishers on fishing the Texas Hill Country and selecting fly lines. Last year Harry became a member of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Angler Education instructor program.

A member of Texas Flyfishers of Houston, he stays busy as the club Treasurer, Website Co-Editor, and assists with the club casting program. He has been the Freshwater Outings Chair and the WindKnots Editor. Two years running he was the Program Chair for the FFF Gulf Coast Council Expo in Lake Charles.

Harry has fished from Texas to Wisconsin, chalk streams in England, isolated tarns in Wales, small mountain streams for 'thousands of brothers' in the Norwegian Telemark, the spectacular GrenlŠker in South-Central Iceland for giant artic char, remote lakes in the Orkneys for browns, the Danish 'sea trout Eldorado' coastline of Funen, the Irish Bandon for sea trout, the central north island region in New Zealand, the Australian Blue Mountains, Queensland's unending coastline, and remote streams near Batumi, Georgia but still looks for every opportunity to cast a Miss Prissy for 'guads' on the Llano in central Texas.

Instruction for Beginners

Casting and fishing classes for beginners are designed to teach a person who is brand new to fly fishing. It is assumed that the student hasn't received any organized fly casting instruction and has had little exposure to fly fishing in general. Everyone learns at a different pace ..Read more

Intermediate Instruction

The intermediate level casting classes expand your knowledge to include all five essentials of fly casting. This level provides the building blocks required to advance most casting skills and to make you a better fly fisherman. These classes are structured so that you are exposed to the five essentials ...Read more

Custom Instruction

Instruction can be provided that focuses on your particular area of interest. Want to start or improve your double haul? Want to improve your presentation and accuracy? Want to cast nymphing rigs or bass bugs? Need to execute slack line casts? I can help. Customised instruction is a ...Read more