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The Best Fly Fishing Gifts

By Kevin Moriarty- Owner & Guide of Top Water Trips, LLC | Fly Fishing Guide Service based in Berks County, Pa | 484-335-8883 | Topwatertrips@gmail.com

Trip Options/Pricing/Info

Duration Options & Pricing Per Person: For Groups of 3 or More we offer discounted rates upon request

  • 4 Hr $185
  • 6Hr  $215
  • 8Hr  $265

What to Bring: Wear long socks, a hat, and sunglasses, any style of outdoor pants work best, let me know your boot size and height if you need waders that way I can get you outfitted, I’ll have some water but feel free to bring any preferred drinks or snacks, bring a rain jacket and layers in case it’s cold. Otherwise, I can provide all necessary fly fishing gear & equipment including rods, flies, leaders, etc..  For cold weather, wearing thick pants or long johns definitely helps! For warmer weather lightweight pants and light long socks are suggested. Anything but jeans will work.

PA Streams we Guide

Streams we Guide on for Fly Fishing Guided Trips & Private Fly Fishing Lessons

  • Schuylkill River (Berks-Schuylkill County)
  • Little Schuylkill River- Schuylkill County
  • Manatawny Creek- Berks County
  • Tulpehocken Creek- Reading, PA Berks
  • French Creek – Chester County

Why Choose a Lesson or trip instead of Gear?

Choosing between booking someone a Fly Fishing Trip or Private Lesson versus buying them fly fishing gear for Christmas or the Holidays involves considering the recipient’s level of experience, preferences, and the overall experience you want to provide. While gear can be a thoughtful gift, opting for a trip or lesson offers several advantages.A Gifted Fly Fishing Lesson from Top Water Trips

Firstly, a fly fishing trip or lesson provides a unique and immersive experience. It allows the recipient to step outside their comfort zone, explore new environments, and learn from experienced guides or instructors. This hands-on approach can be more rewarding and memorable than simply receiving equipment. The memories created during a fishing trip can last a lifetime, making it a gift that keeps on giving.

Moreover, a guided trip or lesson provides the opportunity for personalized instruction. Beginners can benefit from expert guidance on casting techniques, reading the water, and understanding fish behavior. For more experienced anglers, a guided trip can take them to new and exciting locations, challenging their skills and knowledge. This tailored learning experience contributes to skill development and a deeper appreciation for the sport.Fly Fishing the Little Schuylkil with Top Water Trips

Another advantage is the convenience of a guided experience. Booking a trip or lesson eliminates the need for the recipient to research and invest time in learning on their own. They can simply show up and enjoy the experience, saving them the hassle of figuring out the intricacies of fly fishing gear and techniques. 

Additionally, a guided trip often includes the necessary gear and equipment, eliminating the need for a separate gear purchase. This is particularly beneficial for beginners who may be unsure about what equipment to buy or hesitant to invest in gear before fully committing to the sport. It allows them to try fly fishing without a significant upfront investment.

In summary

While fly fishing gear can be a thoughtful gift, booking a fly fishing trip or fly fishing lesson offers a more immersive, educational, and convenient experience. It’s a way to introduce someone to the world of fly fishing, provide expert guidance, and create lasting memories in beautiful natural settings. Consider the recipient’s interests and preferences to choose the option that aligns best with their level of experience and the kind of experience you want to gift them for Christmas.Kayak FIshing the Schuylkill River for Smallmouth with Top Water Trips

Fortunately, we offer Gift Cards to accommodate so you don’t have to decide when or where for the recipient’s Guided Trip or Lesson here in Southeastern PA!
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