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  • What are your rates?
    Our rates change depending on the location where we fish; please contact us for specific rates on our guided trips.
  • Do you provide all the fly fishing gear on a guided trip?
    If you book a guided trip with us, we provide all of the fly fishing equipment needed for the day.
  • Where can I fish in Iowa?
    You can fish lots of places in Iowa. Make sure to get out and explore; that's half of the fun! Other Resources:
  • Do I need a fishing license? Or where can I get one?
    Yes, if you are fishing in Iowa, even on a guided trip, you need to purchase a fishing license from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. If you are going on a full day trip for Trout, you additionally need to purchase a trout stamp in Iowa. You can purchase a fishing license at your local sporting goods store or at the following website:
  • What should I bring on a guided trip?
    We will provide a fly rod and reel for you to use, as well as all other fishing gear you will need for the trip. You should bring: Water Sunscreen Appropriate clothing (pants are a good option for walking through brush) Sunglasses Fishing license
  • Do you sell fly fishing gear?
    While I do not sell fly fishing gear, our local Des Moines Fly shop has fantastic service and will get you set up with any fly fishing gear you need. Rod & Rivet - 5804 Franklin Ave Des Moines, IA 50322 (515) 255 5086
  • Can my kids come on a guided trip?
    We do have family trip options; please contact us for further information.
  • Can you give my kids casting lessons?
    We do have some family options for casting lessons; please contact us for more information.
  • Are you fully insured?
    We are an official LLC, licensed to operate in the state of Iowa, and we are also fully insured.
  • Do you do guided trips for trout, too?
    Yes, we do guided fishing trips for trout. These trips require a little more driving and are only a part of our full-day guide trip option. You will also need to have proper licensing from the Iowa DNR to fish for trout in Iowa (trout stamp + fishing license).
  • Can I combine a casting lesson and guided trip?
    Yes; contact us for details.
  • Do I need to bring my own fishing gear on a guided trip?
    You are welcome to bring your own gear; however, we have all of the fly fishing gear you will need. You should bring: Water Sunscreen Appropriate clothing (pants are a good option for walking through brush) Sunglasses Fishing license
  • Is it possible to fly fish from a stand-up paddleboard (SUP)?
    Yes, it is, and fly fishing from the stand up paddleboard is a great challenge. Click below to learn more about fly fishing from a stand-up paddleboard.

More questions?

If you have any questions at all about what we offer or what to bring on your trip, don't hesitate to reach out.

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