Fly fishing vacations are getting more popular year by year. This is true because of the evolution of the sport from its early days when it was popular to just a few states to the introduction of fly fishing via television and magazines which had a profound effect especially to city dwellers that needed to find ways to distress from the rigors of the concrete jungle. As more and more people got into fly fishing, the development of the fly fishing vacation industry emerged.
Fishing guides were hired to help newly found enthusiasts fish in local terrain. Some even brought their wives and children to experience a natural high in this sport. For it is not just in the capture of the fish that is important, but the overall view and feel of the location that spells the difference for city bred fly fishermen, and more and more states began to develop this market, creating an industry that continues to thrives even under today’s financial uncertainties because at the end of the day, a fly fishing vacation is therapy, au naturelle.
Some states that have such places to visit are : Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming. In Alaska, the Kodiak Legends Lodge is a first class, fishing, hunting and nature seeing lodge located on Kodiak Island perched on the shoreline of Uyak Bay. It has 11 rooms were guests are able to indulge the panoramic view of nature at its best.
Another place to try is the Uqluadax lodge which has the distinction of being the westernmost fishing lodge in North America and is located on Umnak Island, a bluff overlooking a series of freshwater lakes and the Bering Sea just outside the Alaskan native village of Nikolski.
In California, Marble Mountain Ranch in Somes Bar California is another fly fish vacation resort that one can consider. The Ranch has three types of guided fishing excursions: drift boat fly fishing trips on the Klamath and Trinity Rivers, horse supported pack trips for float tube fly fishing at the lakes, and family style fishing excursions to Fish Lake.
These places are just a few of the many fly fishing vacation areas to visit. The places can be visited by yourselves or with families for a memorable time. The memories gained from such trips not only distresses one’s life but adds value by bonding with close friends and families