Fly Fishing On Maine’s Rapid River
January 22, 2009
Fly Fishing on Maine’s Rapid River
For fly fishing in one of the most pristine regions of Maine, Sun Valley Sports offers a full day guided trip to the renowned Rapid River. Known for famous brook trout and landlocked salmon, the Rapid River is one of the premier fly fishing destinations in Maine.
The day excursion begins at Sun Valley Sports, an authorized Orvis dealer and fly shop, where you will hook up with your Registered Maine guide. Fishing licenses and any other necessary fly fishing equipment are available for purchase. A complete packed lunch is provided when reserved ahead of time. The journey begins with an hour and half drive to the trail head where you will embark on a mile hike through the beautiful Maine woods to the Rapid River. Wildlife sighting are common along the trip, including moose, deer, fox and rabbit.
An experienced Sun Valley Sports guide will lead you to the best pools and rifts the dam-controlled Rapid River is regaled for where you will spend the day fly fishing for renowned brook trout and landlocked salmon. According to Maine regulations, brook trout are strictly catch and release, only barbless hooks allowed, and there is a daily one-fish bag limit on landlocked salmon.
More than 10,000 acres surrounding the Rapid River and Rangeley Lake watershed are protected by Federal and State Agencies. For a truly remarkable and memorable fly fishing trip, the majestic setting of Maine’s Rapid River offers a memorable excursion. Sun Valley Sports also offers drift boat and wading trips on the blue ribbon Androscoggin River in New Hampshire and Maine.
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