Fly Fish the Adirondacks

– Richard Garfield, NYS Licensed Guide

Fly Fish the Adirondacks Guide Service is a professional independent guide service that offers wading fly fishing trips on the Ausable, Saranac, Salmon, Raquette, Chateaugay, St. Regis and other areas.

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What We Do

This guiding service is built upon years of client trips, personal adventures and experiences in the Northern Adirondacks.  Specializing in wild trout, bass, pike, landlocked salmon, and other upstate NY fish.

Where We’re Located

Our guide services is located in Wilmington, NY, home to the West Branch of the Ausable River.

Where We Guide

We offer guided trips on the WB Ausable, Saranac, Chateaugay, Chazy, Salmon, St. Regis and many smaller streams and brooks along with a private section of river.

COVID-19 Update:

Please read the guidelines.

Fly Fish the Adirondacks guide service will comply 100% with the guidelines in order to offer a safe guided trip.

My guidelines:

-Social Distance of 10 foot at all times, if a problem arises where distance is compromised face masks will be worn immediately.

-You will have in your possession 2 face masks at all times, 1 mask within easy access to worn when needed,1 mask as back up.

-If I need or you need to come into physical contact with equipment, the equipment will be thoroughly wiped down with isopropyl alcohol.

-You will have in your possession an ample supply hand sanitizer comprised of no less than 70% isopropyl alcohol.

-2 person maximum plus guide.

-Ride in separate vehicles.

I will take every precaution to maintain a safe and healthy trip based upon proper communication between client and guide.


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Fly Fish the Adirondacks is an independent guide service located in the North eastern section of the Adirondack Park in upstate New York.

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