Fly Fishing Retreat


Planning is in progress for Spring 2022 – please stay tuned!

Engage in the contemplative art of fly-fishing through a three-day retreat. Local river guides from Davidson River Outfitters will teach casting techniques, share local fly-fishing knowledge, and escort participants on a guided fishing trip to the Davidson River.

Conference Staff

Kevin Howell, Davidson River Outfitters,
owner and instructor
Kevin has been guiding the streams of western north Carolina since the early 1980s, and spends the majority of the year fishing and guiding for Smallmouth Bass. He is a Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructor and nationally known fly tier.


For financial assistance, download the printable application below.

Scholarship Request

For more information, please contact Executive VP for Mission, Jimmy Haden, at