Intro to Fly Fishing

Sagamore's introductory fly fishing program is offered in conjunction with Trout Power® Fly Fishing Instructors.  Your stay includes 2 night lodging, all meals, activities and professional instruction.  

Jordan P Ross: President of JP Ross LLC. And has over 20 years in the business making fly rods worldwide. He is a certified casting instructor and has taught classes at Sagamore and many other places globally. Experienced in stream and Stillwater freshwater fishing in the Adirondacks and has experience fishing for Saltwater Species on the fly in Islamorada Florida Keys.

Mark Usyk: fly fishing author for many publications including Angler Magazine, and also the author of Reflections of a Fly Rod. Also known as the Streamer Junkie on the JP Ross web site blog. Marks open and fresh attitude helps give a different perspective to the often snooty tone of legacy fly fishing writing. Mark also has keen bird dog super hero qualities to sniff out the largest fish in the stream. 

John Montefusco: Chairman of Trout Power. Lifelong fly fisherman. Johns experience of Fly Fishing Politics in New Jersey and New York as well as being a father of two teenage boys makes him one of the most patient men you will find. He is a delight to work with and well experienced in freshwater and saltwater fly fishing.

Instructors will demo and review:

  • History of fishing in the beautiful Adirondacks
  • Reading the water, what trout see, feeding lye and holding lye
  • Making your fly look real, imitating & attracting
  • Hands on Knot Tying
  • Casting
  • And, of course, fishing lakes & streams!

No equipment?  No problem, order in advance and everything you need will be delivered and waiting for you upon check in on Friday:

First time campers find our FAQs helpful.  All inclusive fee is $399 per person.
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