Fly Fishing Guiding

Fly Fishing Guide Services

Where We Fish

​​I like to tailor trips to each individual client! You can expect a walking and wading adventure along coldwater streams. Walking distances are about a half to a full mile (down and back) for a half day of fly fishing. Clients have the option to wear waders or wet wade, depending on the time of year. Comfy footwear is a must! No stilettos ladies!

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Winneshiek County coldwater stream.

Most streams are located in Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties and offer excellent days of fly fishing. Stream depths vary as does the number of stream crossings. Most of the stream crossings you will experience water levels below the knee.

More information on trout streams can be found at the Iowa DNR website.

Guided Fly Fishing Trips

Driftless Fishers offers full-day (8 hours) and half-day (4 hours) guided trips.

Our trips include:

  • Lug Sole Waders (not felt bottom)
  • Rods and reels
  • Fun
  • Terminal tackle (flies, tippet, indicators, weight)
  • Beverages
  • Delightful and Insightful Sarcasm
  • Hopefully Fish!

Our trips do NOT include:

  • Sunscreen
  • Protective eyewear
  • Bug spray
  • Other clothing items needed by client
  • Wading staff
  • Iowa fishing license and trout stamp (Buy Online)
  • Snacks and/or lunch*

*We do not offer snacks and/or lunches in respect for special diet restrictions and/or allergies. We feel it’s best if clients provide their own favorite foods!

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North Bear fishing.

Full day (8 hours)
1 person: $290
2 person: $350

Half day (4 hours)
1 person: $150
2 person: $185

Mentorship Special

I feel strongly about mentoring the next generation of anglers. For every full paying adult that brings along an angler 16 years of age or younger, the child is only an additional $20 for a full day or $10 for a half day!