The Fly Rod Shop in Stowe, Vermont offers a variety of both fly fishing and spin fishing instructional classes along with multiple options for guided fishing adventures. They encourage first time fly fisherman to take our free casting clinic here at the shop where we go over the basic equipment for fly fishing and techniques needed to master the sport. Sign up for either a group Stream Tour or a private half day or full day instructional guided tours. The guided trips take place on the surrounding rivers such as the Lamoille, Winooski, Dog, and Little River. If you prefer lake fishing they offer guided tours in boats out of Lake Elmore, the Waterbury Reservoir and Lake Eden.
Strike out on foot and conquer the many different river, stream and creek options here in central Vermont. Hike to remote brook trout streams deep in the Green Mountain National Forest. Fish the pocket water and large plunge pools of the New Haven River. Explore the long runs of Otter Creek. Chase the seasonal Landlock Salmon, Steelhead and Smallmouth Bass that run out of Lake Champlain. The Green Mountain Adventures Guide Staff has extensive knowledge of the areas fly fishing resources and can customize a trip to your preference of water type or species. They have 3 rivers within a 10 minute drive from the shop in Middlebury and countless other rivers and stillwater options just beyond.