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Enjoy a half or full days fly fishing in Ellicott City, Maryland.

Privately guided fly fishing in Maryland's Patapsco River.

Treat yourself to a half or full day’s guided fly fishing on Maryland’s Patapsco River with Misty Dhillon. Enjoy a packed lunch on the water and explore the challenge this river has to offer.

Fly fishing is a relaxing and invigorating way to spend the day on the water. It’s also great for beginners and experienced fishermen alike, as you’ll learn a variety of fly fishing techniques. 

  • Package pricing starts at just $250 for a 5 hours of private guided fly fishing lesson that also includes packed lunch. 
  • Additionally, anglers of 15 years and below also don’t require a fishing license while fly fishing in the state of Maryland. 

So please schedule your guided fly fishing lessons on Maryand’s Patapsco river this spring and summer before it’s too late. Availability is limited as all anglers are guided by FFI certified fly casting instructor and international travel guide, Misty Dhillon. 

Prices for half day’s guided fly fishing start from $250 for 5 hours of private guided fly fishing lessons. 

April though October – and we advise beginners who don’t have waders to book your time on the water between May 15 and September 15. 

  • ***A valid Maryland non-Tidal fishing license. 16 years and over. 
  • Good pair of wading boots/river sandals depending on the time of the year. 
  • A rain jacket and wading/hiking stick. 
  • Water bottle, sunblock and insect repellant. . 
  • Spare set of clothes and towel in the car. 
  • En empty cup mindset. 

Choose your plan

Choose your plan. Select your dates and confirm! We look forward to welcoming you on the river. 

Full Day

Private Guiding
$ 350
Per Angler/Participant
  • Pre Trip Interview (Virtual)
  • 7 Hours on the water.
  • Fly Fishing Gear Use.
  • Packed Lunch
  • Post Trip Interview (Virtual)

Half Day

Private Guiding
$ 250
Per Angler/Participant
  • Pre Trip Interview (Virtual)
  • 5 Hours on the water.
  • Fly Fishing Gear Use.
  • Packed Lunch
  • Post Trip Interview (Virtual)

Half Day

Couples
$ 450
For two (2) Anglers
  • Pre Trip Interview (Virtual)
  • 5 Hours on the water.
  • Fly Fishing Gear Use.
  • Packed Lunch
  • Post Trip Interview (Virtual)

Whether you're just starting out or have been fly fishing for years.

We're here to help and support your fly fishing journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is making it incredibly easy to buy your fishing license online.

Just click on the COMPASS portal, select the appropriate license type, and you’re all set! Choose the non-tidal license allows licensee to fish in the fresh waters of Maryland. 

You can also reprint your fishing license if it gets lost or damaged, or even register as a saltwater angler if you’ve never done so before.

You can also purchase a fishing license in person at any local license agent.

  • Pre Trip Interview (Virtual) 
  • 5-7 Hours guided fly fishing lessons depending on the package you prefer. 
  • Gear use (fly rods, reels, lines and flies for use).
  • Packed Lunch. 
  • Post Trip Interview (Virtual) 

We start with a virtual call (done over zoom) clarifying the intensions of your time out with Misty. Whether your are an absolute beginner, an occasional fly fisher or a seasoned, world traveling angler. Misty loves to connect to his guests on the water and also go over a checklist which is sent over in advance, so we don’t miss on anything. 

Next, we’ll drive you directions of where to meet up. Leave the rest to Misty and be ready to be engaged on Maryand’s Patapsco river. Misty brings to your attention the four (4) basic principles of a fly cast, river reading and where to fish so you can create quality time fly fishing where ever you go. 

Finally, Misty also takes time to do a post trip reflection so you can get the most potency time your time fly fishing with Misty . 

If you're ready to take the first step toward your next big adventure, schedule a complimentary call with our in-house expert.

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Half & Full Day Fly Fishing in Ellicott City

Enjoy a half day or full day fly fishing trip in Ellicott City , Maryland .

Take a break from the daily grind!

Treat yourself to a day of fly fishing on the Patapsco River with Misty Dhillon. Enjoy a packed lunch on the water and explore the challenge this river has to offer.

Fly fishing is a relaxing and invigorating way to spend the day on the water. It’s also great for beginners and experienced fishermen alike, as you’ll learn how to catch fish from both above and below the surface.

OVERVIEW

A half day’s guided fly fishing on the Patapsco river is for 5 hrs and cover the basics of getting you out on the water confidently. Showing you some local fishing spots so you can practice at your own time. This package also come with a packed breakfast/lunch out on the water. 

The fly day is a good way to spend the day learning about the fly fishing. Give you a good amount of time out on the water experiencing everything from fly casting, mends and even the double haul along with connecting to fish of various species.  

HALF DAY FLY FISHING

GROUP PRICING AVAILABLE
$ 250 Per Angler
  • Use of Fly Fishing Rods & Reels Included
  • FFI Certified Casting Instructor
  • Packed Lunch Included

FULL DAY FLY FISHING

GROUP PRICING AVAILABLE
$ 350 From / Per Angler
  • Use of Fly Fishing Rods & Reels Included
  • FFI Certified Casting Instructor
  • Packed Lunch Included

Frequently Asked Questions

During spring and fall during Trout stocking in Maryland, check schedule here. Summers are also a great time to fly fish the Patapsco river as the sun fish and small mouth bass fishing is great. 

Once anglers get the basics of a fly cast it usually doesn’t take too long to get into a fish. One can certainly expect a few bites and fish in a 3hrs on the water. 

CLOTHES

  • Quick dry shirt, Quick dry trousers, Jacket (seasonal)
  • Water Bottle (1 liter for every 2-3 hrs on the water)  
  • Rain Jacket
  • Sun wear / Block, Hat
  • Personal Optics / Polaroid Glasses Sun-glass with retainer 
  • Waders & wading boots (required in early spring, fall and winters) 
  • Wading socks w/ gaiters (optional) (seasonal)
  • *Wading stick is an important consideration! 

ESSENTIALS

  • Fishing License
  • Towel & Spare Set of Clothes in your car. 
  • Insect Repellant

GADGETS

Camera / Go Pro

Usually at least half a mile each way that is often on uneven paths to access less pressured waters. 

*No Refunds. FREE Rescheduling 3 days before departure. ***Transformative Travel LLC. can not be held liable for any changes in the itinerary made due to bad weather, roadblocks and any circumstances beyond our control.

  • 1 virtual, pre-trip interviews & presentations with Misty Dhillon to be better prepared for your trip that include everything from Pre Trip Tackle rituals, techniques to practice before hand and important considerations to make your adventure more potent and successful.
  • Guided Fishing & Instruction. 
  • Use of fly fishing tackle such as rods, reels, lines, leaders, tippet and even flies! 
  • Applicable taxes and credit card fees.
  • Post Trip Reflection (1hr.)
  • Detailed packing checklist.
  • Accommodation, meals and transport are not included in the itinerary. 
  • *Cancelations: As deposits and payments for this trip are non-refundable. Hence,  it is highly recommended that travelers purchase travel insurance. Transformative Travel LLC. can not be held liable for any changes in the itinerary made due to bad weather, flight delays, roadblocks and any circumstances beyond our control.

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