Introducing The Orvis and Pursell Farms Fly Casting Package Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of “A River Runs Through It”!

Spellbinding imagery of fly fishing netted the Academy Award for Cinematography for A River Runs Through It, directed by Robert Redford and released in 1992. In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the movie, Pursell Farms is offering an overnight room package and fly-fishing experience this winter.

This package is available between
November 11, 2017 – March 30, 2018


Learn to cast from the best in the world

Here you will work with seasoned Orvis fly casting professionals who will teach the fundamentals and techniques associated with proper casting.

Taught by an Orvis instructor, the private fly casting lesson will cover casting fundamentals such as the grip, the Orvis progressive method to fly casting, correcting common casting mistakes, and more advanced casting techniques depending upon the guest’s skill level. Pursell Farms is home to the only Orvis® Shooting Grounds in the South, with superb sporting clay shooting facilities and fly-fishing environments.

In the evening, guests retreat to a spacious cabin guestroom with double queen beds, flat screen TV, and private bath. Cabins feature four guestrooms opening to a handsomely-appointed living area with high ceilings, plush seating, flat screen TV, snack and beverage center, dining area, and porch with pastoral views.

The Fly Casting Package starts at $360 per person plus tax and amenity fee.
Package Includes:

  • Overnight accommodations in a deluxe cabin guestroom
  • Private two-hour fly-casting lesson with an Orvis specialist for one person at the Orvis Shooting Grounds at Pursell Farms, including use of fly rod and gear
  • $100 Orvis gift card for use at the Orvis retail store on-site
  • Keepsake DVD of Academy Award-winning movie “A River Runs Through It”


For reservations and information

(256) 208-7600


*Rates are exclusive of taxes and gratuities. Single occupancy pricing is available. Additional two-hour fly casting lesson may be added for $150. Package is valid through March 30, 2018, subject to change, and may not be used with any other promotions, special offers, or discounts. Valid for cabin accommodations only; limited number of packages available.