Maryland Fly Fishing for Beginners

Fly-fishing Maryland’s world-class waters can be a tool to transform your day into new experiences by exploring your local watersheds, while practicing the principles of an intensional fly cast. 

We use Transformative Travel LLC’s home-base; Maryland’s Patapsco Valley and Main St. Ellicott City to offer opportunities and engage with your local habitat and historic Ellicott City community. 

Anglers are guided by FFI Certified Casting Instructor Misty Dhillon, who has dedicated over two decades to traveling and leading fly fishing expeditions throughout the Himalayas. Misty is now a local resident of Ellicott City and is excited to share his passion and expertise right here at home.


  • Season: April through October (subject to availability) 
  • Activity Level: Easy-Moderate. 
  • Activities Included: Guided fly fishing and fly casting instruction & packed lunch. 
  • Time: 7 Hrs. 
  • Capacity: 2 anglers. 
  • ***Please Note: All participant over the age of 16 are required to have a Maryland Freshwater Fishing Licenses with a trout stamp

Patapsco Fly Fishing Package Inclusions

  • A pre adventure interview to set the intensions and priorities for the day’s adventure.
  • Meet & greet at pre designated spot (depending on conditions). 
  • Casting instruction if needed. 
  • Use of fly fishing tackle if needed. 
  • Detailed packing checklist. 
  • Packed Lunch. 
  • Applicable taxes and/or credit card processing fee are included. 
  • A Post adventure reflection session is also scheduled a week after your adventure. 

Meet your guide

Join certified casting instructor and seasoned guided, Misty Dhillon to fish the Patapsco river in Maryland. 

Packed Lunch

Packed meals for this adventure are put together by Ellicott City’s very own, Little Market Café recently featured by Gordon Ramsey. Enjoy a selection of sandwiches carefully packed for your adventure.

Why this journey?

  • Use fly-fishing in Maryland as a tool to connect to your local habitat and share it with your loved ones.
  • Enjoy fly-casting instruction with FFI certified casting instructor, Misty Dhillon. 
  • Leave the details to us and enjoy a packed lunch, put together by Ellicott City’s very own, Little Market Cafe.
  • Cast a fly to Rainbow Trout, Golden Trout, Small mouth bass and sun fish that are ideal for sowing the seeds of fly fishing in a young ones heart. 
  • End your day in historic Ellicott City, dining outdoors and feeling connected to the inspiring local community.  


Please note that all booking are subject to availably during the time of deposit. Hence, please leave us a message with the dates that you are considering. 

2 Anglers

Full Day
$ 350
Per Angler
  • Packed Lunch Included

One on One

$ 50
Per Hour

1 Angler

Full Day
$ 375
Per Angler
  • Packed Lunch Included

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