Encounter (1 - 4 people)
1.5-2 hour class that includes the following:
Overview of fishing style
Basic gear review
Casting Mechanics: roll and overhead casts
Fishing techniques: reading the water, fly selection/conditions
Conservation: licenses, catch and release
*all gear will be provided
This two hour class is for those interested in learning fly fishing basics as well as those that might need a refresher course. Topics covered during the encounter include an overview of flyfishing designed to give an introduction to the angling sport. From basic gear needed to various casting mechanics such as roll and overhead casts, you will learn techniques and skills needed for fly fishing. Additional information will be provided on aquatic entomology to match the hatch, a well as water/wading safety and conservation practices.
Four hour outing that includes the following:
River guide for one to one instruction and support
Fishing time on river and chance to catch/release fish
Real time advice/coaching in scenarios
This experience is a half day (four hour) outing tailored to your skill level as you engage in fishing for trout in local Catskill streams. Course details practical application of angling techniques such as fly selection, basics casts and river etiquette. Time spent with a licensed NY outdoor guide will help answer any questions you might have about anglings as well as provide you with personalized support to fine tune your presentation and angling abilities. Additional information will be provided on water/wading safety and conservation practices.
Encounter: $75 per person, up to 4 people in a group
Experience: $325 up to 2 people