Lew’s Guided Fly and Light Tackle Fishing began as a result of my life-long passion for the outdoors, and fly fishing.
I chose to make fly fishing — and fishing as a whole — my line of work over 12 years ago. I have guided fishermen from the far reaching rivers and streams of Alaska to the offshore waters of the Atlantic with many places in between. I spend most of my time now guiding and instructing fly fishermen on the Gunpowder river for trout, and chasing stripers (rock fish) on the coastal waters of the Mid- Atlantic and on the Chesapeake Bay.
Fishing to me is not just a job, but a lifestyle — one I enjoy living and sharing with others.
Guided Fly Fishing TripsI offer both freshwater and saltwater guided fly fishing trips.
The trips are catered to the individual. Whether you are a beginner or novice fly fisherman, you will enjoy a fun day on the water. You will receive friendly, expert instruction and may even learn a few techniques along the way.
All fly fishing tackle and gear provided for those anglers just getting started, or for those traveling from out of town.Experienced fly fishermen will be treated to my best efforts to hook you up with some great fish along with friendly direction to the hot spots.
Saltwater Fly Fishing
Saltwater fly fishing takes place upon a new fully-equipped 23 foot Parker center console. Your captain is experienced, energetic and friendly and prides himself on providing the best fly fishing opportunities in the salt in Maryland.
You will fish the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and mid-Atlantic Coastline, including the famed Susquehanna Flats. The Susquehanna Flats is home to some of the best striped bass fishing along the east coast.
All necessary tackle and gear can be provided, and be assured you will use some of the finest fly fishing gear available.
Freshwater Fly Fishing
Freshwater fly fishing trips are offered on the Gunpowder river, an exceptional tailwater trout stream in northern Baltimore County, Md.Anglers will be treated to some great scenery and fly fishing on over 8 miles of stream-bred trout water. Dry flies, egg patterns, and nymphs of all shapes and sizes are fished along the Gunpowder river throughout the year. Beautiful and healthy-sized Brown and Rainbow trout are common catches with an occasional Brook trout as well.
Light Tackle Fishing
Much of my summer is spent in sunny Ocean City, MD. We fish with light tackle for a variety of saltwater fish species like flounder, sea trout, tautog, croakers, stripers, bluefish, shad and more.
This guided fishing trip is great family fun. Bring the kids along and let them battle with their first catch. My light tackle fishing trips are also a great challenge for those of you advanced anglers seeking some exciting fishing on small rods and reels.
Fly Fishing and Fly Casting Instruction
All guided trips are catered to the individual angler and his or her skill level. Fly fishing and casting instruction is available for all anglers, whether you are just getting into the sport or you are a seasoned veteran. Fishermen will learn about all aspects of the sport on a day trip. Casting, knot tying, tackle, fly choice, fishing and fish-finding techniques and a lot more are included.