GUIDE SERVICE

Get a head start on a lifetime sport. Whether you are just starting in the sport or you’d like to improve and fine tune your skills, our professional guides are happy to lend a hand.

All Backwater Angler guides are insured, licensed by the state of Maryland, and certified in First Aid and CPR by the American Red Cross.

Backwater Angler is a Nature Tourism Partner with Maryland’ s Department of Natural Resources.
Learn how to read water, spot fish, and choose the right fly pattern.

Trips include all necessary gear: fly rod, reel, waders, and shoes. Full Day Trips include a wholesome picnic lunch.

Rates:
Fly Casting: $50 per hour
Flyfishing Skills Clinic:——–2 hours @$75 per person up to four.
Flyfishing School:————3 hours @ $125 per person up to four.
Half Day Guided Trip:——– 4 hours @ $275 for one, $325 for two.
Full Day Guided Trip:———6 hours @ $325 for one, $375 for two.

  • We practice catch and release as a conservation tool.
  • A one week advance reservation is suggested.
  • A non-refundable deposit of $100 will reserve your space.
  • Cancellations or changes in activities can can only be made 24 hours prior to the start date.
  • A Maryland non-tidal fishing license with a trout stamp is required on all trips.
  • These rates do not include gratuity, flies, and leaders for the trip.