Harrisonburg, Virginia     Phone: 540-434-2444     Email: store@mossycreekflyfishing.com

Learn the ancient art that is reinventing the way we fly fish!

Rod, line, fly……fly fishing is easier than you ever imagined.

Tenkara is a traditional Japanese method of fly fishing that has been proven effective for centuries in Japan’s high-mountain streams. It reduces the necessary gear to three basic elements—a rod, a line and a fly. There’s no reel and there are no line guides. The line is attached to the end of the rod. This fixed line fishing eliminates the complexities of line management and long casts.

Tenkara has been popular for complete novice anglers and those looking to simplify their time on the water. Children can also be introduced to fly fishing at a younger age because of the simplicity of the method. Our fly shop was one of the first to embrace the Tenkara method. Tom Sadler is our head Tenkara instructor and guide and he has been at the forefront of the Tenkara movement since its debut into the country.

Single Angler Rate
$395
Full Day

• Full day trips last 8 hours
• Rods, lines, flies and tackle provided free of charge

• Includes beverages and food

Double Angler Rate
$495
Full Day

• Full day trips last 8 hours
• Rods, reels, flies and tackle provided free of charge

• Includes beverages and food

Single Angler Rate
$250
Half Day

• Half day trips last 4 hours
• Rods, lines, flies and tackle provided free of charge

• Includes beverages

Double Angler Rate
$350
Half Day

• Half day trips last 4 hours
• Rods, lines, flies and tackle provided free of charge

• Includes beverages

FAQ'S

All Tenkara gear, rods, lines, tippet, and flies, is provided for all of our classes and guided trips. If you’d like to bring your own rods, we recommend 12′ moderate action rods.

Virginia’s trout fishing season runs year round as long as water levels hold up. Peak season runs March-June. Summer time will bring about great terrestrial fishing on the spring creeks. Fall fishing brings back cooler temperatures and a return of quality water levels. If you plan on booking a spring time date, be sure to contact us months in advance. Our guide service is typically booked 4-5 weeks out during the year but 2 months in advance for peak season.

Licenses
All anglers need to have a valid Virginia Freshwater Fishing License to fish any Virginia Waters. Trout Licenses are only required on Virginia State Stocked Waters from October 1-June 15th. Trout licenses on Virginia Designated Stocked Trout Waters are not required June 16th-September 30th. Get your license in the shop or online here https://dgiflicense.virginiainteractive.org

Clothing
Cool mornings can be normal in the spring or fall but it can be blazing hot in the summer. A light, quick-drying shirt (long-sleeved is good) and a good hat can increase your enjoyment of the day. A light rain jacket is recommended since intermittent rain can occur. Our guides almost always have sunscreen, but it is always a good idea to bring extra!

Footwear
Felt soled wading boots are preferred. Rubber soles can be slippery but studs are effective.

Eyewear
Eye protection is very important. Polarized sunglasses will help you cut the glare on the water and see fish and obstacles.

Food and Drinks
Water is supplied on all trips. Drinks and lunch will be provided on full day trips. Your guide will discuss lunch options with you prior to your fishing day.

Rods, reels, flies, tackle
Our guides want to ensure the greatest opportunity for success but we understand if you want to use your own gear. We carry the best gear in the industry and use of gear is included on any and all trips.

Mossy Creek Fly Fishing Cancellation Policy*

Guided trips, private water bookings, classes and schools are held rain or shine. The Mossy Creek Fly Fishing Guide Service wants everyone to have a great experience and will determine and communicate if fishing conditions require the trip be cancelled or rescheduled.

Mossy Creek Fly Fishing Guide Service alone reserves the right to cancel a trip for any reason without penalty to the customer.

A customer may cancel a booked trip, school, or private water 72 hours (from 8 a.m. eastern time the day of the trip) prior to the scheduled trip without penalty. If a customer cancels a booked trip within the 72-hour period, the credit card or gift card used for the reservation will be run for the full amount of the trip.

*Orvis Fly Fishing Schools are booked exclusively through the Orvis Company and have their own cancellation policy see their website [Click Here] for details.