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What's available in fly fishing vacations?
Fly fishing vacations are available throughout States and internationally also. Prices range from hundreds of dollars per night to thousands of dollars for multi-night stays.
Your fly fishing vacation might include a full day seminar followed by a day or two on river to practice what you've learned. Other vacations are purely get out and fish type. Some vacations are float trips where you'll have opportunity to cook your catch in evenings over a campfire and talk about ones that got away. Other trips are catch and release only, so you'll need a camera to record your successes.
Fly fishing vacations are sometimes offered at ranches where there is private water. This might be a privately owned portion of a river or stream or it could be a large lake or pond that has been stocked with trout. Often these privately owned waters have a catch and release provision.
What you should know before you leave on your fly fishing vacation
Before you leave on your fly fishing vacation, make sure that you have a confirmed list of inclusions offered in your itinerary. If possible, find out what others have said about operators of program.
If you are taking your own tackle, make sure that it is suitable for waters you will be fishing. Find out if you can purchase anything you might need at site.
A fly fishing vacation might not be paradise personified, but it is sure darned close. If you have done your homework and everything falls into place you'll have your office colleagues wondering about smile on your face when your return to work.
Dale East is a long time outdoorsman and fly fisher and publisher of Fly Fishing Wyoming