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Professional Fly Fishing Guide Service for Southwestern Ohio and Indiana Region

Interested in a Guided Fly Fishing Trip or Instruction, Give us a call at 937-434-8472.

The Pescado and ReelFlyRod Outfitters is proud to offer professional fly fishing guided trips and instruction for the southwestern Ohio and Indiana region. Are you local or traveling from out of town? We offer guided trips on our home waters for brown trout, smallmouth, carp, and largemouth. Each guided trip is customized to the clients wants and needs, and our professional staff is experienced and passionate about the sport and focuses educating the client on techniques such as reading water, casting, fly selection, presentation, and the species biology.

General Manager and Head Guide Matt Parker, aka “Parker” would love to share his knowledge and expertise with you on that next fishing adventure. Parker was blessed with several great local streams that he has enjoyed since early childhood, including; the Mad River, Brookville Tailwater, Great Miami, Little Miami, and the Stillwater. Parker pursued a career as a Wildlife Biologist for many years before becoming the General Manager here at ReelFlyRod.com/SugarCreek Fly Shop. His knowledge, expertise, and passion is far and few between.  With over 10 years as a guide for the local area, Parker will give you the boost in knowledge for your local area.

Brown Trout Fly Fishing

Mad River Brown Trout January

Interested in brown trout? The Mad River and Brookville Tailwaters offers opportunities for average-to-trophy-sized trout year round. Peak times are usually in the spring and fall, while the winter offers solitude and unpressured fish. The Mad River is a country-setting spring creek with 30+ miles of brown trout fishing located from West Liberty to Springfield, Ohio. This is one of Dayton’s local gems, a pure limestone creek and the only Ohio stream to successfully hold brown trout. With its small mountain creek style headwaters in Zanesfield to the larger streamer section around Springfield, the Mad River offers angler many different techniques to fish for browns.

The Brookville Tailwaters, located in Brookville Indiana, is a 2-mile stretch stocked with rainbow and brown trout from the dam to the confluence of the Whitewater River. Dry, nymph, and streamer fishing are all important tactics depending on the season and water flows of each of these streams. As the closest tailwater with trout, Brookville has become very popular for local anglers seeking browns and rainbows.

Smallmouth, Carp, and Largemouth Fly Fishing

A southern Little Miami Smallmouth!If you have never been fly fishing for smallmouth bass, then you’re in for a treat, as southwestern Ohio has great opportunities for you. The Stillwater, the lower Mad River, and the Little Miami offer some of the best smallmouth fishing around this area. Dayton is situated around one of the largest aquifers in the nation. With 5 rivers in the region, there are plenty of angler opportunities within driving distance for most anglers.  The smallmouth bite in this region usually starts in late spring and lasts through the fall. The fishing really heats up during the hottest days of summer. Topwater and streamer patterns are all proven techniques.





Trout or Smallmouth Guided Fly Fishing Trips Pricer for 2016

1/2 Day Guided Service*: $250. Includes equipment, terminal tackle, and refreshments. Usually around 4-5 hours long. Contact us for specific times, locations, and dates

Full Day Guided Service*: $350, Includes shore lunch, equipment, terminal tackle, and refreshments. Trips last around 8-9 Hours. Contact us for specific times, locations, and dates.

*Additional angler $50

**We also offer corporate and business friendly outings. A great way to bring the workplace team together for a couple hours. Please contact us for pricing and availability.


FOR OTHER PRICING, AVAILABILITY, or QUESTIONS about our GUIDED SERVICE, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 937-434-8472 or email us at info@reelflyrod.com


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