Kevin Feenstra

Kevin Feenstra is a full-time fly fishing guide and author who grew up fishing streams, ponds, and lakes throughout West Michigan. For more than twenty years, Kevin has shared his love of fly fishing as a guide on the Mighty Muskegon. He has spent countless hours on the river studying the baitfish, insects, and wildlife of his home water.
In addition to guiding, Kevin is an active writer and fly tier. His most recent project is a book, Matching Baitfish, which was published in November 2020


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  • Interactive Q&A Video Call With Kevin

    We offer interactive sessions with our Masterclass instructors. Have a question specific to your situation? Ask Kevin yourself during one of our interactive calls!
    Value: $240

  • Lifetime Access

    We understand that time is the number one obstacle most students face. While enrolment for most of our courses expire after one year, you'll have access to it for LIFE.
    Value: $1200

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    Our popular membership includes exclusive documentaries and series, how-to videos, visual presentations, interactive lessons with industry leaders, giveaways, community and more!
    Value: $1640

  • Mia and Marty Sheppard's Winter Steelheading Class!

    Yes, you read that right! We'll even add Mia and Marty's class, which is the perfect compliment to Kevin's. Get them both for life!
    Value: $97

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: The Seasons

    • Introduction

    • Getting Started

    • Fall

    • Winter

    • Spring

    • Two Birds, One Stone

    • In Summary

  • 2

    Module 2: Reading Water

    • Reading the Water

    • Structure and Strategies

    • Light

    • Weather

    • Types of Water

    • Fishing the Bottleneck

    • Deep Runs as a Mothership

    • Egg Deposits

    • Converging Currents

    • Similar Water Philosophy

    • Fish Distribution

    • Springs and Creeks

    • Pressured Water

  • 3

    Module 3: Fishing Structure

    • Fishing Timber

    • Fishing Boulders

    • Fishing Bridges

    • Fishing Islands

    • Fishing Dams

    • Fishing Gravel

    • Points and Bays

  • 4

    Module 4: Techniques

    • Fishing Techniques

    • Classic Swung Fly

    • Deep and Dirty Swing

    • Stripping Retrieve

    • Switch and a Twitch

    • Alternative Methods

    • Manipulating a Fly

    • Casting Skagit Lines

    • Fighting a Big Fish

    • Missing a Strike

  • 5

    Module 5: Equipment

    • Fly Rods

    • Fly Lines and Reels

    • Shooting Heads

    • Leaders and Tippets

    • Terminal Connections

    • Other Gear

  • 6

    Module 6: Fly Tying

    • Fly Patterns

    • Tying Prep

    • Code Breaker

    • Aquatic Nuisance

    • Flash Mob

    • Toad Breaker

    • Inside Bender

    • River Chicken

    • Queen of the Muddy Waters

    • Pink Headed Fry

    • Queen of the Waters

    • Better Than Spawn

    • Australian Possum Hex

    • Psycho Sculpin

    • Thank You!

  • 7

    Congrats! Here's what's next.

    • Course Completion Certification, Resources and More

    • You've Earned $6 In Premium Points!


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    You'll have access to this class for LIFE!

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