Transformative Travel LLC

Family fly fishing Lessons in Ellicott City, Maryland.

Spend precious moments on Maryland's world class fly fishing waters.

Come on out and bring your attention to fly fishing in Maryland’s precious river’s while learning how to fly cast and discovering the ropes of river reading so you and your family can create new adventure, where ever you go. 

  • Package pricing starts at just $395 for a 3 hours of guided fly fishing lessons which are is ideal for a family of four.
  • Additionally, anglers of 15 years and below also don’t require a fishing license while fly fishing in the state of Maryland. 

So 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. 

We offer an affordable, family-friendly experience for anglers of all ages from $395 for 3 hours of guided fly fishing lessons for a family of four (4). 

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. 


2 Anglers Minimum
$ 125
Per Angler/Participant
  • Pre Trip Interview (Virtual)
  • 3 Hours on the water.
  • Fly Fishing Gear Use.
  • Post Trip Interview (Virtual)

Family Package

Family of Four (4)
$ 395
For a Family of Four
  • Pre Trip Interview (Virtual)
  • 3 Hours on the water.
  • Fly Fishing Gear Use.
  • Post Trip Interview (Virtual)


With Adult Supervision
$ 90
Per Youth Participant
  • Pre Trip Interview (Virtual)
  • 3 Hours on the water.
  • Fly Fishing Gear Use.
  • 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) 
  • 3 Hours guided fly fishing lessons. 
  • Gear use (fly rods, reels, lines and flies for use). 
  • 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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What makes us different from your average Travel Agent? 

We believe that every journey should be a conscious adventure, so you can consciously take forward the insights gained and transform your world through meaningful travel. 

We know that sometimes life gets in the way of your plans—that’s why we’re here to help. We’ll work with you to create a plan that works around your  schedule, travel companions but also your budget. Foster deeper connection through the lens of H.E.A.R.T and resilience. So that even if things don’t go according to plan, you can still enjoy the experience of traveling with us.

Do you already have a special journey planned but want to make it transformative? Perhaps a family vacation, a couple’s escape, a fishing adventure with a friend, or just some time away from home? If so, we would love to help!