What you'll do
Learn various strategies relevant to fishing on one of the most iconic rivers in America, the Battenkill. Gain vast knowledge in nymphing, dry fly, and streamer fishing. Learn how to read the water and know which method is the most effective at various times during the year. All anglers will cover aspects of fly fishing that are often are often overlooked from the basic beginner to the most advanced instruction for all learner styles. Read the water, know where the fish are lying, and what flies to use to become a more efficient and effective angler.
Ray Berumen is an Orvis endorsed (2010-2019) Fly Fishing Guide with over 30 years experience in fly fishing and the industry. Formerly the Engineering Manager at both Orvis Rod Mfg. and British Fly Reels Ltd., he has both the technical and practical knowledge needed to instruct effectively. Ray currently holds a Vermont level II teaching license thru 2021. Born and raised in Colorado, he has lived in Manchester, Vermont for over 20 years. Ray spends over 140 days per year on the water, and more than half the time specifically on the Battenkill river in both Vermont and New York. NYDEC licensed
Yeti cooler with ice and water is always available.
All rods, reels, lines, waders, tackle, photography, and instruction provided.
Where you'll be
Battenkill, Mettawee, Walloomsac, Hoosic rivers and their tributaries. Each location has a unique history filled with covered bridges, iconic history, and rekown beauty.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 4 guests ages 10 and up can attend.
Our time is valuable too, a $150 deposit is required toward the cost of the trip to confirm your spot. These deposits are non-refundable so make sure you are committed before you book.
Explore your WILD side: Fly Fishing