Finally, the water we’ve always wanted!   Being an urban shop, the dilemma we have faced is finding quality fishing water close to Dallas. We have always wanted lots of water, loaded with fish, fly fishing friendly, and close by. After many years, we’ve found our perfect match!

The 2500 acre 77 Ranch is just one hour south of Dallas near the town of Blooming Grove. This award winning ranch has been transformed back into native Blackland Prairie and is reminiscent of Texas past. The ranch boast 5 lakes stocked and managed with Florida strain bass, along with numerous smaller ponds loaded with a variety of warm water species.

Two Hour Private Lessons//$200

The best way to learn fly fishing is by going fly fishing. Join us on our own private lakes as we teach you the basics of casting a fly rod. Our talented team of instructors will teach you how to cast, shoot line, retrieve, hook, and land fish while giving you a chance to put it to use and catch a few bass in the process. This is a great chance to get some on the water experience and fish from both land and boats.

  • WHERE: 1 Hour South of Dallas
  • WHEN: Private lessons are usually conducted on Friday Mornings
  • Getting There: Transportation is not provided unless prior arrangements are made
  • Inclusions Equipment + Water
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Group Fly Fishing Lessons//$200

Are you looking for a fun way to learn as a family or group of friends? Our group lessons offer a fun filled way to learn fly fishing and catch some fish at the same time. Join us at the 77 Ranch and let out instructors teach your group the basics of fly fishing and catch some fish at the same time. We can custom tailor the lessons to meet the needs of your group; everything from casting, to knot tying, fighting and landing fish from a boat.

  • WHERE: 1 Hour South of Dallas
  • WHEN: Private lessons are usually conducted on Friday Mornings
  • Getting There: Transportation is not provided unless prior arrangements are made
  • Inclusions Equipment + Water
Intro Fly Fishing School//$350

This 4 hour class is geared towards teaching you casting, hooking, and landing fish from the bank and boat. We will begin with a one hour classroom session that will dive into equipment, knots, and the basics of fly fishing. We will also spend an hour learning the basic casts needed to fish. The last two hours are spent putting everything to use while catching fish on the various lakes and ponds.

  • WHERE: 1 Hour South of Dallas
  • WHEN: Please contact one of our instructors to book a date
  • Getting There: Transportation is not provided unless prior arrangements are made
  • Inclusions Equipment + Lunch + Drinks
Bass Fly Fishing School//$500

Watching a popper disappear off the surface and feeling your line go tight as old bucket-mouth swipes your fly, is one of the best things you can do with a fly rod in Texas. The great thing about Texas is the ample opportunities to fish for bass with a fly rod. They’re everywhere! Join us at the 77 Ranch as we teach you how to chase bass on the fly!

Our expert instructors will teach you the ins and outs of bass fishing with a fly rod. We’ll teach casting, retrieving, hooking, and landing from bank and boat. We’ll dive into equipment; rods, reels, lines, and flies. The best part is, we have access to several lakes stocked and managed to provide top notch fly fishing action close to Dallas.

Our school will start in the morning with a short classroom session to cover equipment. We’ll move on to casting and then head to the water to put everything to use.

  • WHERE: 77 Ranch – 1 Hour South of Dallas
  • WHEN: TBD
  • Getting There: Transportation is not provided unless prior arrangements are made
  • Inclusions Equipment + Drinks + Lunch
Private Water Guided Trips//$350-500

Our guide trips are custom tailored to meet your individual needs. If you just want to spend the day catching fish or you want to get some instruction before your next trip, our guides have you covered. We will provide all necessary tackle, plus refreshments.

  • Price: ½ Day Trip $350, max 2 anglers //
    Full Day trip $500, max 2 anglers
  • WHERE: 1 Hour South of Dallas
  • WHEN: Private lessons are usually conducted on Friday Mornings
  • Getting There: Transportation is not provided unless prior arrangements are made
  • Inclusions Equipment + Water