Connecticut Fly Fishing

Go Fly Fishing CT During a Housatonic Fly Fishing Trip

Connecticut Fly Fishing Trips & Guests (optional):
  • Float Fly Fishing CT For Two Bring a guest to join you and share in the fun of this half-day Connecticut Float Fly Fishing Trip.

    + $50 Total: $300
  • Full-Day Float Fly Fishing Connecticut Enjoy a full day on the water with this Connecticut Float Fly Fishing Trip.

    + $50 Total: $300
  • Full-Day Connecticut Float Trip for Two Enjoy a day of float fishing and bring a guest to join you and share in the fun during this full day Connecticut Float Fly Fishing Trip.

    + $100 Total: $350

About This Experience

General Information hide

Spend a beautiful day in the great Connecticut Outdoors on an exciting Housatonic Fishing Trip in Cornwall, CT. Float Fishing trips are the perfect way enjoy some of the best New England Fly Fishing around right in Eastern Connecticut.

You will meet with your guide and get suited up with Gore-Tex waders and outfitted with a premium rod and reel. Once you are all set, you and your guide will head out to one of the local hot spots on the Housatonic or Farmington Rivers where the catchin’ is best for trout and smallmouth bass.

Whether you are looking to start a new hobby or to spend time in the beautiful outdoors, this Float Fly Fishing CT is the perfect catch and is a great gift for any novice or experienced fisherman. 

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Where It's Located hide

  • Cornwall, Connecticut

Who Is Included hide

The Connecticut Fly Fishing Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant, unless an option for two is selected. You may be joined by one additional participant on the day.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests. You may add one guest to your trip by selecting an Additional Participant Option.

When It Is Offered hide

The Connecticut Fly Fishing Experience is offered seven days a week June thru December, subject to availability. Trips typically begin at 8:00 AM.

How Long Is It hide

The Connecticut Fly Fishing Experience is approximately 4 hours in duration, unless a Full Day 8 hour Trip is selected. Hours are used as a general guideline, and trips can run longer in the pursuit of catching more fish and having more fun.

Weather hide

The Connecticut Fly Fishing Experience may be rescheduled by the Guide due to inclement weather. The goal is to catch as many fish as possible and to have a great time on the water, therefore lessons will only be held if the fishing is worth it.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably for this fishing trip in clothing you don't mind getting dirty or wet. Optional suggestions include waterproof sunblock, sunglasses with straps, a hat or visor, quick-drying longsleeve shirt and pants for sun protection, a wool or fleece, sweater or jacket in cooler months and a waterproof jacket or suit. Waders are available for rent.

Additional Information hide

Gore-Tex waders are available for rent on the day of the trip. Rates include drinks, flies, leaders, tippet material, and use of premium rods from Orvis, Sage, Thomas & Thomas and Winston. Full day trips include lunch.

Rob Nicholas is a certified casting instructor, and has been guiding on the Housatonic since 1993. He has over 30 years of fly fishing knowledge and experience in the Northeast and in The American West, New Zealand, Chile and Argentina.

Lessons may take place at either the Housatonic or the Farmington Rivers on a 2013 16' LPS ClackaCraft and an Aire Super Puma raft with frame and casting platforms. Water level will determine which boat is best for the day.

Participants must be at least 12 years of age and have a valid Connecticut Fishing License. Gratuity for your guide is not included and may be extended following the trip.


Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Connecticut Fly Fishing Experience require twenty (20) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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