After an unseasonably warm winter, rivers and lakes around the country from Wyoming’s Snake River to a private area in Virginia are due for an unprecedented year of great fly fishing. This summer, over 18 million fly fishers are expected to flock to these regions, and three resorts are capitalizing on the hype by offering the below:
Seasoned anglers from around the nation know that Jackson Hole has blue ribbon trout fishing from spring to late fall. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa has created the ultimate fly fishing package for those looking for a side of luxury with their private guided fishing experience. Working with Jackson Hole’s most seasoned team of guides, Teton Mountain Lodge provides a luxurious experience both on and off the river with the Angler’s Dream package, which includes: three nights lodging for two, two full days of fly fishing, and a $30 breakfast credit each day at Cascade restaurant. Beginning in early May, this three-night package starts at $1594 for two people.
Located on one of the world’s best fly fishing locales, Natural Retreats South Fork Lodge on Snake River, Idaho is opening for the season and giving anglers the chance to experience the first bites of the season with rates starting at $149 per night and all day fly fishing at a discounted price. With the help of the NEW The Outfitters, 25 leading outdoor guides versed in activities from fly fishing to hiking and horseback riding, travelers can feel comfortable venturing out and immersing themselves in the natural surroundings. Natural Retreats South Fork Lodge, self-catered vacation rentals perfect for multi-generation families, couples and more, features 22 guest suites with breathtaking river views. The property recently announced the appointment of the new Executive Chef, Samuel Stringer. Stringer came from the popular Talisker Restaurant in Park City, Utah and is excited to return to his roots in Idaho.
The Homestead, America’s premier mountain resort for more than two centuries offers over 30 outdoor activities including the popular fly fishing lessons throughout the summer and fall. The Homestead offers Orvis-endorsed fly-fishing on lessons a four-mile, private stream, stocked and maintained by the resort. For the more experienced angler, Float Fishing is a unique form of fly fishing that allows two anglers along with a guide to experience several miles of beautiful river without having to hike and wade all day. Anglers should plan for a full day of fishing and fun. Advanced reservations are required for the six-hour outing. To book a trip, call The Homestead Angler at 540-839-7760.