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AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.Registration is required for this activity.
This program is for the beginner fly fishing angler or a refresher course for anyone looking to reconnect with the art of fly fishing. Programming will begin after dinner Friday evening with a workshop on fly rods, reels, line, flies, knots and basic skills needed to become a proficient fisherman. On Saturday morning after breakfast participants will be given hands-on lessons aimed at handling a fly rod, proper casting techniques and what to do when you get a bite. After lunch participants will be split into groups with half heading to the river and the other half headed to First Little Lyford Pond. Here individuals will receive on-the-water instruction on casting technique and reading trout waters. This will give everyone a better understanding of fish habits and where to find them. Halfway through the day the groups will switch fishing grounds so that they have equal time learning on the river and on the pond. Throughout the weekend participants will be given individual attention. Guides will be available all day to give instruction, help understand flies, fly selection, and help anglers correct their casting technique. Saturday evening after supper there will be an evening program on native and wild brook trout and what the AMC is doing to preserve their fragile habitat. Easy to moderate-generally spending 4 to 6 hours outdoors. All participants will need to purchase at least a two day Maine fishing license and bring a fishing rod, reel, line, leader, and an assortment of flies. A list of recommended flies will accompany the reservation confirmation sheet. Fly Rods may be reserved and rented in advance for a $25 fee. We do not have waders for rent but they may be rented at Northwoods Outfitters in Greenville prior to coming to camp. Bring a sleeping bag and a towel as they are not provided at LLLC. Guest must bring sleeping bag and towels as they are not provided.
Friday evening through Sunday evening
Rate starts at*:
$354adult non- member
$314youth non- member
$186child non- member
*Rates include lodging, meals, box of flies, and guided activities. "Starting at" rates are based on shared cabins; there may be an extra charge for private accommodations.