Lower Susquehanna Guided Kayak & Fly Fishing Adventure in Maryland.

While the outdoors can be a great tool to transform your day into new possibilities. On the other hand it also creates intimate opportunities to get away from your day-to-day life. Secondly, the scenic beauty and prolific natural resources located close to the Susquehanna State Park in Maryland offers fly fishing opportunities for a host of species including striped bass. Additionally, the use of an inflatable kayak compliments you day’s guided fishing on the lower Susquehanna river. While floating the Susquehanna River before finally ending your adventure into the Chesapeake Bay with your guide Misty Dhillon. Indeed a great way to spend a day on your local waters and connecting to the habitat. 

Highlights

Overview

  • Starting from $ 425 (per angler) (full day – 7 hours) 
  • Capacity – 2 Anglers 
  • Even though the float trip is just 5 miles long. Anglers can expect to paddle in between islands accessing various parts of this wide, rocky final miles of the Susquehanna River before it reaches the Chesapeake Day. 
  • May 1 through October 15. 
  • Early morning departures (season dependent) are highly recommendations for this valley to avoid the crowds and make the best of what the valley has to offer.

TWO ANGLERS

$ 425
00 per angler
  • GUIDED FISHING
  • MEALS & SNACKS
  • GEAR USE
  • SHUTTLE RIDE BACK

ONE ANGLER

$ 575
00
  • GUIDED FISHING
  • MEALS & SNACKS
  • GEAR USE
  • SHUTTLE RIDE BACK

FULL DAY'S FISHING

Start your day overlooking the mighty and prolific lower Susquehanna river. Then set-off on inflatable kayaks, floating 5-miles into the northern part of the Chesapeake bay. Later try your luck fly fishing for stripped bass using single barbless hooks (catch & release only) with your certified casting instructor and guide, Misty Dhillon. Nevertheless, learn the ropes of a self-contained-float trip to try-out on your local-waters but also fishing with more stealth using kayaks. 

While a full-day’s guided fishing includes 7-hours floating, fishing. Travelers can also expect to witnessing this prolific piedmont habitat in Maryand bordering Pennsylvania. You are met by Misty just below the Conowingo Dam (fisherman’s park). Finally, the float-trip ends at the Lapidum boat ramp from where you are driven back to your car at Conowingo Dam (fisherman’s park). 

What makes your time special?

Our Local H E A R T Journey are designed using the most potent aspects of our own travels by being Humble, Engaged, Resilient, Aware and Thankful. 

While the aim of your time with Misty is to create a good foundation of fly-fishing. Similarly also showing you the ropes of fishing from an inflatable kayak that offers the advantage of stealth while fly fishing. Additionally our adventures also create awareness towards our environment and the health of our planet.

 Hence whether you are a beginner or an expert, this may be a unique and new experience for you. You can expect a day under Misty Dhillon’s careful guidance, sharing fly fishing skills and his contagious passion. While intentionally taking the time to re-connect you to the natural world, your loved ones, and more importantly yourself.

  • All of the fishing is catch and release using single barbless hooks.
  • Participant anglers over the age of 16 must also have a valid fishing permit from Maryland DNR. 
  • Please also note that felt-soles wading shoes or sandals are banned in Maryland’s tidal and non-tidal waters.

What makes us different.

CREATE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

Are you interested in having Misty design a half or full day fishing adventure on a different river in the region? We offer custom designed adventure options. Contact us to learn more.

MEANINGFUL TRAVEL PROCESS

Interested in adding our 4-part process to make your journey more intentional and meaningful? We offer the lens of H.E.A.R.T as a way to look at any journey, as well as pre trip, during, and post trip exercises for a richer experience.

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. 

Little Market Café

Frequently Asked Questions

Making a reservation.

  • Send us at-least 2 date preferences your email address and phone number. 
  • Pay by selecting your package. 
  • Lastly, choose the number of anglers in your party before you check-out and pay. 
  • You will receive a confirmation shortly after.  

Getting there.

Fishing License

  • All participants over the age of 16 must have a valid Freshwater fishing permit and trout stamp. Participants should also carry a soft or hard copy of your Maryland Freshwater Fishing License and Trout stamp in a waterproof bag. 
  • Fishing Licenses are available online from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. 

Best times.

  • The best time to fish the Lower Susquehanna river is from May 1 to August 15.

Whats included.

  • Guided Fishing / Casting Instruction. 
  • Use of fly fishing tackle if needed.  
  • 2 packed-meal & beverages for the float trip so you can relax and enjoy yourself. 
  • Use of an inflatable Kayak, PDF & Paddle (sanitized before and after use). 
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Gift Cards

  • Are available. Please contact us via email at explore@transformativetravel.ltd with Gift Card Inquiries. 

Terms & Conditions

  • All booking are subject to availability. 
  • As all deposits and cancelations are non-refundable. 

What to bring?

  • Mask 
  • Sanitizer & Disinfectant. 
  • Applicable Fishing License
  • Fly Patch
  • Tippet Material
  • Fanny Pack
  • Water Proof Fly Box
  • Waders are needed during certain times of the year.
  • Wading belt for waders.
  • Wading Shoes (no felt soles please)
  • Wading stick
  • Polarized and/or clear glasses
  • Muti-tool, fishing pliers, cutter
  • Fly Floatant & Split Shot
  • Fleece (pull over).
  • Rain Jacket. 
  • An empty cup mindset.