Your fly fishing experience with Adventure Bound on the Fly will have you leaving with satisfaction that is guaranteed.  Decades of fly fishing guide experience come to you to make sure your day on the water is nothing short of the best.

Ellicottville New York is fly fishing central for all of Western New York.  We offer easy to fish water for beginners and anglers of all ages or challenge yourself to a trophy trip to catch a fish of a lifetime.  Click here for our children’s program.

Our 1/2 day, SUP, Drift and Skiff trips take you to regional waters to chase Trout, Steelhead, Salmon, Pike, Musky, Carp and other inland species within easy reach of our store. Our motto is “if it swims we can catch it on the fly”.

Orvis endorsed fly-fishing guidesEvery full day trip includes transportation, shore lunch, water and use of Orvis equipment.

Click here to find out more about the rivers, streams and lakes we fish.

Best Fishes,
Adventure Bound Guide Team

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$325 1/2 day (up to two anglers) Walk/wade only
SUP fishing guide
$450 full day up to two anglers (walk/wade/SUP/Raft/Drift boat/SKIFF)

Full payment is required on all trips at the time of booking. Trips go out rain, snow or shine. Cancellations made within 7 days of Public River Trip departures result in full charge. Cancellations made 7 days prior to the scheduled Public River Trip, the Deposit will be withheld and can be applied to any future trip reservation (valid one year from original booking date and based on guide availability). Full day trips consist of 7 hours fishing time. Half day trips consist of 4 hours fishing time.

For Private Water Trips, reservations cancelled within thirty (30) days will result in full charge. Cancellations made outside the 30 day window, the Deposit will be withheld and can be applied to any future trip reservation (valid one year from original booking date and based on ranch and guide availability).

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about your upcoming fly fishing trip with us? We want you to have the best overall experience possible when you fish with our guides, so we’ve collected some of the most frequently asked questions and answered them here. Don’t hesitate to call us if you have additional questions!

Not to give away all of our favorite fishing holes.. but here are a few of our favorites: Allegheny, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Connosourly, Ischua, Upper Catt, Mansfield, Sandy Creek, Clear Creek, Wiscoy, Elton, and more…

Everyone should always bring a camera, hat, sunglasses, and rain gear. You choice to bring sunscreen or bug spray, but these are strongly advised. During cold weather please dress appropriately with layered clothing.

Fly rods/reels are provided and waders/boots may be rented at the shop.

Tipping is very much appreciated. Twenty percent of the trip price is a standard gratuity.

Our trip prices do not include flies and we use an a la carte system for flies. The flies that work are constantly changing and it is important to have the right flies each day.

Catching fish is never guaranteed. The number of fish landed varies with conditions and angler ability. Our professional fly fishing guides do their best to put you on as many fish as possible on every trip.

We guide anglers of every ability and age level. Beginners are welcome! All of our guides are adept at teaching novices how to fly fish.

Everyone age 16 and older is required to have a fishing license. You are required to show a Government Issued Photo ID like a drivers license to purchase a fishing license. You must also provide your Social Security Number. This is a State requirement. No exceptions. Please follow these online links (Pennsylvania, New York, Seneca Nation)

We fish almost every month of the year and the fishing can be great all year long. World class Steelhead fishing 30 minutes from the shop in the fall and spring, Fantastic predator fishing in the spring and fall. Bass in the spring can be one of the most exciting fish to catch on a fly rod. Spring and early summer trout fishing for rookies, browns and rainbows.  Autumn offers fall foliage, great fishing, and the return of the Steelhead. We have several months where skiing and fishing can happen in the same day.