COACHING TRADITIONAL AND "TENKARA" STYLE FLY FISHING
We are located in the beautiful Western Mountains of Maine, birthplace of Fly Rod Crosby who ws awarded the first Registered Maine Guide license and is highly regarded as the Annie Oakley of Fly-Fishing. Our secluded and historic 5 acre trout pond is private and has natural and stocked Brook and Rainbow Trout. No fishing license is required for guests to fish our idyllic Trout filled pond.
This all encompassing "Fly-Fishing Class" is for beginners as well as experienced fly fishermen ages 7 and up. You will be instructed on theory and practice of casting on Fox Carlton Pond. Our expert instructors will guide you step by step through the four-part cast, false cast and roll cast. They will explain how to strip and shoot line as well as tying fishing knots, reading water, tackle know how, fly selection, approach and presentation, playing, landing and releasing fish. "Tenkara fly-fishing, uses only a rod, line & fly, is very easy to learn and a valuable tool to get beginners involved in the sport and experienced fly fishermen to find another way to enjoy the outdoors.
Join us for coffee at 8:30AM with course beginning at 9:00AM and ending at 4:00PM.
Master Maine Guide since 1984 with 34 years of experience guiding both freelance & private/public lodges for trout, salmon, smallmouth bass and pike. Chris is primarily a fly-fishing guide, with and emphasis on introducing new comers to the sport......Chris's mantra is "beginners welcome!"
Is the first registered Maine Fishing Guide to guide exclusively Tenkara. Dan has been fishing Tenkara exclusively for the past 9 years and has been an Ambassador to "Tenkara USA" for the past 7 Years.
FLY-FISHING TRIP: Join Dan on June 9th on a fly-fishing trip.
FF Trip $50.00pp with a 4 person min and 6 person max
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Maine Guide. Completed the LL Bean Teach the Teacher Program, twice. Most casting knowledge is from experience, the "Maine Tradition" of passing knowledge from one to another. Has taught with Trout Unlimited at Lawrence Junior High School and Nokomis High School. I also build and teach graphite and Bamboo rod building.
Bring your own equipment or we will supply you with fly-fishing equipment. Just let us know ahead of time so we will be prepared for you. Bring rain gear, hat with visor, rugged closed-toe shoes, personal prescriptions such as EpiPen or inhaler, polarized sunglasses with lanyard, forceps to release fish, a pair of nippers on a ‘zinger’ (when we tie knots you will want to be able to trim your work or nip off a fly etc.) and bug dope (moving water and black flies go together). If you have waders you may want to bring with you because the Orbiton Stream is cold.
Day Trippers: Pre payment of $85 for the day includes instruction, morning coffee, lunch & equipment (when necessary).
($85.00 nonrefundable deposit required)
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Our on site Fly Shop is an authorized dealer for "TENKARA USA", ORVIS, & WETSOX .
Fox Carlton Pond Camps/Campground is a TESLA electric car destination charging location.
FOX CARLTON POND SPORTING CAMPs Campground & RV Park