Josh Nugent

Josh Nugent started fly fishing when he was six years old. Upon the completion of his coaching diploma, he started Out Fly Fishing Outfitters Ltd in 2003. Guiding put Josh through the rest of his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Calgary, where he did an eye tracking study for his Master's Thesis on the visual characteristics of expert fly casters.

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Reviews From This Course

5 star rating

Impressive!

Zoran Vasic

This class is the best class Anchored Outoors offered so far. No doubt in my mind!

This class is the best class Anchored Outoors offered so far. No doubt in my mind!

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Helped Me as a Guide

Sean Murphy

As a new guide, this class was a great class to improve my skills, and for every fly fisherman to use. The points in these videos work in all waters and have...

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As a new guide, this class was a great class to improve my skills, and for every fly fisherman to use. The points in these videos work in all waters and have definitely helped me in my growth as a new guide.

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Best Class Yet!

Linda Lyon

Love class taught by Josh!! He is so knowledgeable and a GREAT teacher. Also, love the high-quality cinematography. Thanks very much!

Love class taught by Josh!! He is so knowledgeable and a GREAT teacher. Also, love the high-quality cinematography. Thanks very much!

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Outstanding course!

Michael Artemis

This course covered a lot of fantastic information. Lots of it I've learned the hard way, as most of my local waters are insanely pressured, but this course...

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This course covered a lot of fantastic information. Lots of it I've learned the hard way, as most of my local waters are insanely pressured, but this course presented many new helpful points. The chapter on fighting/landing big fish was very helpful. Keep up the great work!

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When You Join Today

We'll Also Be Adding These Four Exclusive Bonuses

  • Interactive Q&A Video Call With Josh

    We offer interactive sessions with our Masterclass instructors. Have a question specific to your situation? Ask Josh 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

  • Annual Membership

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

  • Trout Techniques & Tactics with Out Fly Fishing Outfitters!

    Yes, you read that right! We'll even add Josh's advanced class, which is the perfect compliment to this one. Own them both for life!
    Value: $97

Trout fishing can be tough — especially when they're spooky and pressured.
Where do the big fish live? How do they differ from smaller fish? Which presentation is the best for the situation to ensure this rare opportunity isn't missed?
Longtime guide and instructor Josh Nugent is certain to teach even the most experienced of anglers a trick or two in this spooky fish deep-dive.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Observing Patiently and Patiently Observing

    • Intro

    • Observing Patiently and Patiently Observing

  • 2

    Where Do Big Spooky Fish Live?

    • Where Do Big Spooky Fish Live?

  • 3

    Approaching the Fish

    • Approaching the Fish

  • 4

    Gear Setup

    • Gear Setup

  • 5

    Fly Selection

    • Fly Selection

  • 6

    You Found a Fish!

    • You Found a Fish!

  • 7

    Presenting the Fly (Part 1) - Casting

    • Presenting the Fly (Part 1) - Casting

  • 8

    Presenting the Fly (Part 2) - Line Management

    • Presenting the Fly (Part 2) - Line Management

  • 9

    Presenting the Fly (Part 3) - Refusals

    • Presenting the Fly (Part 3) - Refusals

  • 10

    Presenting the Fly (Part 4) - Loop Shape

    • Presenting the Fly (Part 3) - Loop Shape

  • 11

    The Fish Ate… Now What?

    • The Fish Ate… Now What?

  • 12

    Fighting Large Educated Fish

    • Fighting Large Educated Fish

  • 13

    Congrats! Here's What's Next...

    • Course Completion Certification, Resources and More

    • You've Earned $6 In Premium Points!

FAQ

  • How long do I have access to this course for? Is there an expiration date?

    You'll have access to this class AND the bonus class for LIFE!

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