Picture of angler fly fishing in the Catskills.With spring on the horizon at Emerson Resort & Spa, the days become longer, and the sun sits higher in the sky. With April right around the corner, many begin to look forward to the beginning of the Catskills fly fishing season. Known as the American birthplace of flyfishing, the Catskills is an excellent place for novice anglers to dive in and for expert fishers to challenge themselves. Luckily for you, there’s no shortage of fantastic fly fishing guides near our Upstate New York resort. 

The Best Catskills Fly Fishing Guides near Mount Tremper, NY

Embrace the Catskills majestic landscape and hone your fly fishing skills with the help of the knowledgable guides near our resort and spa in Upstate New York. Most establishments provide all the equipment and flies you’ll need, but you may want to invest in a set of waders and wading boots just in case. Many guides are flexible and work with a variety of skill levels. For the best experience, be sure to communicate what you’re most interested in doing or learning. Those seeking a tranquil Catskills fishing outing should check our comprehensive guide.

1. Catskill Mountain Angler

One of the best guides in the area, Mark Loete at Catskill Mountain Angler, knows the Catskills fly fishing scene like the back of his hand. He has 20 years of experience and dedicates himself to providing an unforgettable outing to anglers of all skill levels. Learn the basics of fly fishing or hone your considerable skill at Catskill Mountain Angler. 

2. Esopus Creel Fly Fishing

Get ready for an incredible day in Esopus Creek with the experts at Esopus Creel. They offer a fantastic crash course for first-timers, which lasts about an hour depending on the number of participants. However, if you already have a little fly fishing know-how under your belt, they offer half-day and full-day wade trips. If you aren’t able to bring waders, Esopus Creel does have equipment available to rent from their shop.  

3. Rip Van Winkle Fly Fishing

After spending most of his life casting a line in the Esopus River, Mark Klein takes pride in guiding others through the rewarding Catskill fly fishing experience. Catch prize trout and treat yourself to an unforgettable day immersed in the magnificent Catskills landscape. 

Experience The Best of The Catskills at Emerson Resort & Spa

The Catskills have so much to offer regardless of the season. Outline an unforgettable adventure during your stay at our Catskills resort. Pamper yourself at our on-site spa, get your hands dirty on a Catskills fly fishing escapade, and enjoy all manner of area activities. Treat yourself to a decadent meal at the Woodnotes Grille, and don’t forget to pick up a unique item from The Shops at Emerson to commemorate your Upstate New York getaway. Get a great deal on your holiday and check out our fantastic specials and packages. To learn more about our offerings, please give us a call at 845-688-2828.