Paradise on the Fly Women’s Fly Fishing Trip –…

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Recharge your soul on a women’s fly-fishing trip in beautiful Belize—a tropical paradise and land of diverse ecosystems and natural abundance. Whether you are new to fly fishing or you are on a quest for the coveted saltwater Grand Slam, you’ll enjoy three days of saltwater fishing in the camaraderie of other women who share your same passion. This trip is open to anglers of all abilities. You’ll learn tips and techniques for flats fishing in a fun and supportive environment with your Orvis host, an IFFF certified casting instructor and local, expert guides who have lived and fished on these extensive flats for years. The shallow turtle-grass and sand flats offer a tremendous population of bonefish. You’ll rejoice at the sound of your reel screaming as you land your first ghost of the flats. Belize also boasts a world-class permit fishery and year-round sight-casting for tarpon.

Serenity awaits you at our luxurious, beachfront lodge on the island of Ambergris Caye. El Pescador Lodge sits on the water’s edge and offers well-appointed accommodations, three swimming pools and a large deck perfect for relaxing and swapping stories at the end of the day.

Trip Length: 4 nights, 3 days of guided fishing

What’s Included: 
• Each angling package includes a Helios 3D saltwater fly rod, Hydros SL reel and Orvis flyline ($1200+ value)
• 4 nights lodging in an air-conditioned, en suite room in the main lodge*
• 3 days of guided fishing from flats boats (2 anglers per boat is standard)**
• Expert advice and support from El Pescador’s fishing director
• An Orvis Trip Leader will be on site to help you maximize your success
• All meals at the lodge and boat lunches
• Beverages, including local Belizean beer and rum at bar
• Complimentary use of all amenities (pool, kayaks, bikes, Wi-Fi)
• Local air and transfers between Belize City and El Pescador Lodge
• Local sales and hotel taxes

*Guests traveling alone or requesting a private room must pay the private room supplement ($300).

**Private boats can be requested for an additional $900. Single anglers are not charged the private boat supplement as long as they are willing to share a guide with another single angler. Offer only valid on this Orvis Adventures special group departure.

Parent-Child 2-Day Fly Fishing School – Manchester, VT

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Join us for these special limited space fly-fishing schools that are perfect for the family. At the Orvis Parent/Child Fly-Fishing School, you and your child will learn the basics of fly fishing. This is a great opportunity to learn a skill that will last a lifetime while sharing the memory with a loved one. Our expert instructors will help you with all things fly fishing, such as setting up the rod, fly selection, knot-tying, and how to safely release your catch. Fly-fishing classes are held in our brand-new schoolhouse directly across from the Orvis Flagship Store, on our fully-stocked casting pond, and out on the famed Battenkill River.
You’ll cover it all at the Manchester, Vermont Fly Fishing School:
  • Fly casting techniques
  • Essential fly fishing knots
  • How to choose your gear and tackle
  • Stream entomolgy (the science of insects)
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water and currents
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish

Women’s 2-Day Fly-Fishing School – Manchester, VT

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Join us for our 2-day women’s fly fishing school where we aspire to educate and inspire women in a supportive, fun, and noncompetitive environment. Pick up a fly rod at the Orvis Manchester Fly-Fishing School, situated in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains and you’ll leave with the knowledge and know-how to cast like a seasoned angler. Our expert instructors help you with everything from setting up the rod, to fly selection and knots, to how to safely release your catch. Fishing classes are held in our state-of-the-art schoolhouse situated directly across from the Orvis Flagship Store, on our fully-stocked casting pond, and out on the famed Battenkill.

You’ll cover it all at the Manchester, Vermont Fly-Fishing School:

  • Fly casting techniques
  • Essential fly fishing knots
  • How to choose your gear and tackle
  • Stream entomolgy (the science of insects)
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water and currents
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish

Parent-Child 2-Day Fly Fishing School – Manchester, VT

Book Now

Join us for these special limited space fly-fishing schools that are perfect for the family. At the Orvis Parent/Child Fly-Fishing School, you and your child will learn the basics of fly fishing. This is a great opportunity to learn a skill that will last a lifetime while sharing the memory with a loved one. Our expert instructors will help you with all things fly fishing, such as setting up the rod, fly selection, knot-tying, and how to safely release your catch. Fly-fishing classes are held in our brand-new schoolhouse directly across from the Orvis Flagship Store, on our fully-stocked casting pond, and out on the famed Battenkill River.
You’ll cover it all at the Manchester, Vermont Fly Fishing School:
  • Fly casting techniques
  • Essential fly fishing knots
  • How to choose your gear and tackle
  • Stream entomolgy (the science of insects)
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water and currents
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish

Women’s 1-Day Fly-Fishing School – Manchester, VT

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Join us for our 1-day women’s fly fishing school where we aspire to educate and inspire women in a supportive, fun, and noncompetitive environment. Pick up a fly rod at the Orvis Manchester Fly-Fishing School, situated in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains and you’ll leave with the knowledge and know-how to cast like a seasoned angler. Our expert instructors help you with everything from setting up the rod, to fly selection and knots, to how to safely release your catch. Fishing classes are held in our state-of-the-art schoolhouse situated directly across from the Orvis Flagship Store, on our fully-stocked casting pond, and out on the famed Battenkill.

You’ll cover it all at the Manchester, Vermont Fly-Fishing School:

  • Fly casting techniques
  • Essential fly fishing knots
  • How to choose your gear and tackle
  • Stream entomolgy (the science of insects)
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water and currents
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish

Women’s 2-Day Fly-Fishing School – Manchester, VT

Book Now

Join us for our 2-day women’s fly fishing school where we aspire to educate and inspire women in a supportive, fun, and noncompetitive environment. Pick up a fly rod at the Orvis Manchester Fly-Fishing School, situated in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains and you’ll leave with the knowledge and know-how to cast like a seasoned angler. Our expert instructors help you with everything from setting up the rod, to fly selection and knots, to how to safely release your catch. Fishing classes are held in our state-of-the-art schoolhouse situated directly across from the Orvis Flagship Store, on our fully-stocked casting pond, and out on the famed Battenkill.

You’ll cover it all at the Manchester, Vermont Fly-Fishing School:

  • Fly casting techniques
  • Essential fly fishing knots
  • How to choose your gear and tackle
  • Stream entomolgy (the science of insects)
  • Proper fly selection
  • How to read water and currents
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish

Carrileufu River Lodge with Dave & Amelia Jensen –…

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Join Dave & Amelia Jensen for a week at Carrileufu River Lodge. Situated in the middle of a complex network of lakes and rivers located between the snow-capped Andes and the arid steppes of Chubut Province, this area provides anglers with ideal access to some of the best fly fishing for trout in Patagonia. On top of their lifetimes spent fly fishing, over a decade of travel has proven Dave and Amelia Jensen some of the finest anglers and teachers out there. Their passion to share the wonders of the world of fly fishing is part of who they are, and we are grateful to have Dave and Amelia for a third year of producing Orvis’ Advanced Tactics “Master-Class Monday” video series. They can’t wait to get out on the water with you soon!

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Learn fishing trips and techniques from your hosts, Dave and Amelia Jensen.
  • Float and wade fish in freestone rivers, spring creeks, gin-clear lakes and the world-famous Rio Rivadavia.
  • Experience an optional 3-day wilderness float on the rarely-fished Rio Chubut.
  • Comfortable accommodations in a scenic mountain valley overlooking the Tres Picos.

Hosts: Dave & Amelia Jensen

Trip Length: 7 nights, 6 days of guided fishing

Pricing: From $5,600 per angler

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Seven nights’ accommodations (double occupancy)
  • Six days of guided fishing (2 anglers per guide)
  • Meals and beverages during your stay
  • Laundry service
  • Transportation between fishing locations
  • Transfer to/from Esquel or Bariloche airport*

*Exclusive to this special departure date to Carrileufu River Lodge.

 

Venue: Carrileufu River Lodge, Cholila, Chubut Province, Argentina

Estancia Tecka with Dave & Amelia Jensen – Patagonia,…

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Join Dave & Amelia Jensen for a week at Estancia Tecka’s Headquarters Lodge. Tecka is one of the largest working cattle and sheep ranches in South America and has two major trout streams flowing right through the middle of it, in splendid isolation. You’ll rarely see another person near these rivers, except for the estancia’s gauchos on horseback. With over 435,000 acres of land, you’ll often feel as if you’re the only one fishing in Patagonia. On top of their lifetimes spent fly fishing, over a decade of travel has proven Dave and Amelia Jensen some of the finest anglers and teachers out there. Their passion to share the wonders of the world of fly fishing is part of who they are, and we are grateful to have Dave and Amelia for a third year of producing Orvis’ Advanced Tactics “Master-Class Monday” video series. They can’t wait to get out on the water with you soon!

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Learn fishing trips and techniques from your hosts, Dave and Amelia Jensen.
  • Reserved for fly-fishing only, the Rio Corcovado runs wild and clear across the pampas and through 45 miles of the vast Estancia Tecka.
  • Enjoy opportunities to wade fish over 40 miles of private beats on the Tecka River, a classic, meandering spring creek.
  • Indulge in classical Argentine and Patagonian cuisine while drinking top, Argentinian wines.

Hosts: Dave & Ameila Jensen

Trip Length: 7 nights, 6 days of guided fishing

Pricing: From $5,600 per angler

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Seven nights’ accommodations at Estancia Tecka’s Headquarters Lodge (double occupancy)
  • Six days of guided fishing on the Rio Corcovado and the Rio Tecka (2 anglers per guide)
  • Meals and beverages during your stay
  • Laundry service
  • Fishing licenses
  • Transportation throughout the ranch
  • Transfer to/from Esquel airport

Venue: Estancia Tecka’s Headquarters Lodge, Foyel, Chubut Province, Argentina

Orvis and DUN Magazine Trip – Patagonia, Argentina

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Orvis has teamed up with DUN Magazine to create a unique and exciting fishing experience. Our goal of parity for men and women in the sport of fly fishing inspired this trip—where both women and men will feel welcome and have the trip of a lifetime. We think there’s no better place than Patagonia to celebrate the fun and thrill of fly fishing. You’ll feel right at home at Rio Manso Lodge enjoying gourmet meals and exploring miles of pristine trout waters. Join your Orvis host, alongside Jen Ripple, Editor of DUN Magazine, and immerse yourself in the comradery and connection to nature that make fly fishing such a great and inclusive sport.

Trip Highlights:

★ FISH FOR BIG TROUT in miles of remote rivers and lakes that see very little fishing pressure
★ ENJOY A SPECTACULAR PATAGONIAN LOCATION, nestled in Nahuel Huapi National Park in the midst of pristine waters and lush forests
★ LEARN FISHING TIPS and techniques from your host Jen Ripple, Editor of DUN Magazine
★ BAVARIAN-STYLE ACCOMMODATIONS offer a comfortable retreat overlooking Lake Hess, surrounded by a forest preserve
★ INDULGE in international cuisine as well as local favorites and fine Argentinian wines
★ WINNER of the 2016 Orvis Endorsed International Destination of the Year

Each angling package includes a new Helios 3 fly rod (an $849+ value) and special gift!

Host: Jen Ripple, Editor of DUN Magazine

Trip Length: 7 nights, 6 days of guided fishing

What’s Included:
• 7 nights’ accommodations in a double room
• 6 days of guided fishing (2 anglers per guide)
• All meals
• All beverages, including local wines, soft drinks & spirits
• Fishing permits
• Non-angler packages include guided tours & listed non-angling activities
• Transfers to and from Bariloche Airport
• Laundry

Women on the Fly Clinic – Truckee, CA

 

 

Intro to fly-fishing clinic covering: conservation, casting, knots, and entomology.

Casting instruction by Brian Slusser of Four Seasons Fly Fishing. Other info covered by Mountain Hardware staff.

Gear will be provided. If you have a rod and need some help setting it up, feel free to bring it in!

Class will be held at Mountain Hardware and Sports in Truckee, California.

Please contact Heather Spahn at info@mountainhardwareandsports.com or (530) 587-4844 to register.