Orvis© Endorsed Fly Fishing Program

The Orvis© Endorsed Fly Fishing Program at the Woodstock Inn & Resort provides guests, from beginner to expert, an opportunity to learn basic fly fishing/fly casting skills or to advance those skills and fish on some of Central Vermont's most picturesque and productive streams and ponds. 

Our Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guides will help you develop and advance your abilities, take you on exciting excursions and fish some of the most captivating hot spots.

Experiences that you can enjoy for a lifetime.

 

 

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Our expert, Orvis Endorsed Guides, will help you with everything from setting up the rod, to fly selection, fishing knots and how to safely release your catch, all in a fun and friendly environment.

Instruction includes:

  • Explanation of freshwater fly fishing gear
  • Fly casting techniques
  • Essential fly fishing knots
  • Basic stream and pond entomology (the science of insects)
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water and currents
  • How to play, land and safely release fish

Schedule your fly fishing experience today by calling our
Concierge at 802.457.6609 or

email us!

Trips/lessons need to be booked a minimum of 24hours in advance.

Introductory Fly-Fishing Instruction

Recommended for the true beginner or someone who needs re-orientation to the sport. All equipment explained, plus casting instruction, fishing knots, and basic entomology (bugs) lessons included. Orvis equipment provided. No license required. Minimum age 12 years. Located on the casting lawns of the Trout Hut at the Woodstock Athletic Club.

Two Hours $165 for one or two people. Additional person - $45 per person ~ 6 person Maximum 9am-11am  1pm-3pm  4pm-6pm

 

Guided Fly-Fishing Day Excursions

Explore the picturesque stream and river locations of Central Vermont with our experienced Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guides. Vermont fishing license required and can be purchased through the concierge or click here for online license purchase. The full day day includes a boxed lunch provided by the Woodstock Inn & Resort. Minimum age is 12 years. Ages 12 through 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Some experience suggested. Bring your own equipment or use our Orvis gear.

Half Day (4 Hours) 8am to 12pm or 1pm to 5pm $299 for one or two people. Additional person $75
Full Day (7 Hours)
Call to Schedule

$375 for one or two people.
Additional person $100

 

Private Trout Club Fly Fishing / Learning Experience

Where the trout are plentiful and the scenery spectacular. See a moose. Learn to cast your fly at the historic Meccawe Trout Club located in the remote hills of Bridgewater Vermont. Meccawe offers a trout pond experience in a private setting. The pond is home to over 800 rainbow, brook and brown trout. The fish range from eight inches to a challenging twenty-six inches. Our Orvis Endorsed Guides will give you individual instruction as you cast your fly from shore or in one of our custom ClackaCraft guide boats. Maximum of two people per guide. Six hour day includes a box lunch provided by the Woodstock Inn & Resort. No fishing license required on Meccawe Pond. All Orvis equipment provided. Minimum age 12. Ages 12 through 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

This is a flexible program that can offer extensive introduction to fly casting and fly fishing. Build or improve your skills.

 

Half Day (4 Hours) 8am to 12pm or 1pm to 5pm  $295 for one or two people
Full Day (6 Hours) 8am to 2pm or 12pm to 6pm $385 for one or two people

 

Schedule your fly fishing experience today by calling our
Concierge at 802.457.6609 or
email us!
 

Trips/lessons need to be booked a minimum of 24hours in advance.

Vermont Covered Bridges Trout Tour

Unique Vermont fly fishing adventure. Fly fish for brook trout, rainbow and brown trout under and around four separate historic Vermont covered bridges. Terrific fishing and photo ops. Orvis equipment available. Boxed lunch provided by the Woodstock Inn and Resort. Some experience suggested.

Full Day (7 Hours) 

Call to Schedule

$345 for one or two people

Additional person $100

 

Advanced Casting Techniques. Private Lesson

For those folks looking to advance their fly fishing and fly casting skills. Learn and/or improve your double haul, improve accuracy and distance. Video analysis available. On the lawn or on the water. Use our Orvis equipment or bring your own.

$100 per hour per person

 

Small Stream Brook Trout Fishing

Cast your fly around Vermont glacial boulders, into deep pools and short runs, for beautiful wild brook trout. What these fish lack in size they make up in fight and beautiful colors. This trip, with our Orvis Endorsed Guides, will challenge you as you walk from pool to pool. A full day trip could find you in the pristine remote brooks of the Green Mountain National Forest. Vermont fishing license required and can be purchased through the concierge or click here for an online purchase. Full day trip include a box lunch provided by the Woodstock Inn and Resort. Minimum age 12. Ages 12 – 16 must be accompanied by a fishing adult. Some experience suggested. Bring your own equipment or use our Orvis gear. For your safety this trip is limited to 2 participants.

 

Half Day 8am t0 12pm or 1pm t0 5pm $299 for one or two people

Full Day (7 Hours)

Call to Schedule

$375 for one or two people

Trips/lessons need to be booked a minimum of 24hours in advance.

 

Custom Designed Fly-Fishing Day Excursions

Create the trip of a lifetime, just the way you want it! How about 3-days in a row? Early AM or Evening Hatch? Ever wanted to get deep in the Green Mountain National Forest? Do you want your young children introduced to Fly Fishing? Hybrid Teaching/Fishing excursions? All of this can be created by our experienced Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guides. Vermont fishing license required (unless fishing at Mecawee Trout Club) and can be purchased through the concierge or click here for online license purchase.  The full day day includes a boxed lunch provided by the Woodstock Inn & Resort. Ages 5 through 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own equipment or use our Orvis gear.

Custom pricing to be determined on your needs.